Half term could be very long indeed for grown ups. Hotel Transylvania 2 * has been a hit at the box office, but it’s quite terrible.
Kids seem to like Adam Sandler’s Dracula and certainly relate to this new iteration in which Drac is trying to bring along the first signs of fangs in his five-year-old, half-human grandson Dennis.
But all the best things about the first movie – particularly Steve Buscemi’s Wayne Werewolf – have been sidelined. The hotel for ghouls concept has been jettisoned and they’ve opened up to humans
You do get Mel Brooks as the voice of Grandpa Vlad, but it’s sadly unfunny and just makes you pine for the days of Young Frankenstein.