Tag Archives: Dog

Dogman (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): A grim and gritty tale of a criminal underdog

The hero of “Dogman”, which was recently selected as the Italian entry for Best Foreign Language Film Oscar at the 2019 Academy Awards, is probably one of the most pathetic criminal underdogs I have ever seen from movies. Petite, timid … Continue reading

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Stella’s Last Weekend (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): Two Brothers and a Girl

“Stella’s Last Weekend” is a modest but enjoyable mix between family comedy and romance drama. While sometimes predictable and contrived, the movie is funny and engaging mainly thanks to the unaffected chemistry among its main cast members, and I had … Continue reading

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Isle of Dogs (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): All the shabby dogs

“Isle of Dogs”, a stop-motion animated film by Wes Anderson, impresses me with its shabby charm while also bothering me with its questionable case of cultural appropriation. Although I admire the painstaking efforts put into every shot of the film … Continue reading

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The Peanuts Movie (2015) ☆☆☆(3/4): You’re still a good man, Charlie Brown

Charlie Brown and his gangs in late Charles M. Schulz’s classic newspaper comic strip “Peanuts” have been cultural icons around the world since when it was started in 1950. Like many of you, I came to encounter these simple, broad, … Continue reading

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White God (2014) ☆☆☆1/2 (3.5/4) : The Dogs of Revolution

You will be impressed by all those real dogs in Hungarian Film “White God”, which was chosen as Hungary’s official submission to Best Foreign Language Film Oscar in last year. Used under considerable care and caution during the production, the … Continue reading

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Cats and a dog (2013/06/29)

                             In these days, I begin to like dogs more than cats…

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A cat and dogs (2013/06/09)

It was hot, but they all had a good time during Sunday afternoon.

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