MOVIE REVIEW- Cusack's gamble: It pays off in this 'Hot Tub'


Hot Tub Time Machine may sound almost by definition like a bad comedy. I mean, how good can a movie named Hot Tub Time Machine possibly be?

Yes? That's not what I thought. I saw the stand-up display in a movie lobby and perked up. With a title like that, the filmmakers aren't lacking in confidence. There was also the item of John Cusack in the lead. As a general rule, he isn't found in bad films.

I wasn't disappointed. This is a step or two below The Hangover, but occupying similar turf. It's another guy picture, which is like a buddy picture except, [full review]