Why can’t all universities be like this one?
It’s unspectacular and massively spoiler-y, but we’re children inside and still excited.
In a month that’s already overcrowded with supernatural themed animations, Hotel Transylvania is the runt of the litter. Frantic, over-manic direction, a severe dearth of laughs and a predictable plot are bad enough, but when you factor in Adam Sandler trampling all over proceedings and doing another Stupid Fucking Voice, then you’ve really got problems.
So last night we were lucky and drunk enough to attend the finals of the Jameson Empire’s Done In 60 Second Short Film competition – where short film-makers from around the world compete to distill a Hollywood blockbuster into a 60 second gem. The finalists were announced, the whiskey flowed freely and Chris O’Dowd said “I cum lego” like four times; a great evening was had by all. But how does one go about creating a short-list worthy entry? We were determined to find out.