Dog Days remains committed to coloring within the lines of established tropes in the animal-centric family film.
All of the broad physical humor in the world can’t distract from the fact that the film is an endorsement of psychological exploitation.
Perhaps Sanjay Rawal’s most fascinating excursion into agriculture’s dark side is the vineyards of Napa Valley, where the practically Eden-like scenery masks a dreary labor model.
By turns abrasive and stately, sermonic and impartial, plot-heavy and meandering, often within seconds of each other.
Marc Cherry and his cohorts intend to say something profound about suburbia with their outmoded view of womanhood and the places they call home.