Polar opposites battle it out this week as a family friendly adventure takes on a hard R time travel comedy.
How to Train Your Dragon
Starring: Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, America Ferrara, Craig Ferguson
Directed by: Dean DeBlois and Chris Sanders
Plot: A Viking teen befriends a dragon and tries to stop an impending conflict between the two species.
Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 95%
Critic Consensus: “Boasting dazzling animation, a script with surprising dramatic depth, and thrilling 3-D sequences, How to Train Your Dragon soars.”
Hot Tub Time Machine
Starring: John Cusack, Rob Corddry, Craig Robinson, Clark Duke
Directed by: Steve Pink
Plot: A group of friends party in a ski resort hot tub and wind up back in the 80’s the next morning.
RT Freshness: 62%
Critic Consensus: “Its flagrantly silly script — and immensely likable cast — make up for most of its flaws.”