Following his appearance in "Hook", close friend and former roommate Gene Hackman began calling him "Hook" as a joke. When it was released, many of us were young children and we all enjoyed it, but now that we are older, too many people are pointing out the bad jokes and mistakes and clichés that they have found.The name stuck and his contemporaries call him by that nickname to this day. The point is, this is a children's film, and we didn't see those mistakes when we were children because it's designed that way.When Adam Sandler struck a four-picture deal with Netflix in the fall of 2014, it made a lot of sense.The streaming service is the perfect home for the comedy superstar: Some people make films intended to be seen on the biggest screen possible, while Sandler makes films that play best on your roommate’s crusty laptop when you’re recovering from a wicked hangover on a Sunday morning.There is also a big party where everyone, including the grandmother, gets drunk.Some characters are portrayed in an ethnically-insensitive manner.
The show wanted to play the “White Boy Carl” card, and so the writers exaggerated his adoption of black culture and milked it for comedy—that’s what the show does, but it also made it more difficult to transition into the darker, emotional sides of this story.Peter Pan (Williams) has grown up to be a cut-throat merger and acquisitions lawyer, and is married to Wendy's granddaughter.Captain Hook (Hoffman) kidnaps his children, and Peter returns to Never Land with Tinkerbell (Roberts). [ After Tootles flies away and the end credits start, one of the stars in the sky continues to glow.Netflix, hoping to transform their streaming service into a viable home for first-run movies, was clearly using Sandler as a stab at legitimacy.All the SNL veteran had to do was deliver wet slabs of content — four films that viewers could conk out and binge with the press of a single button, the end credits of one feature bleeding into the opening credits of the next. On the contrary, Sandler has used the contract as an opportunity to lightly stretch his limits.