It all feels cheap, a far cry from what S. Craig Zahler can do when overseeing both a film’s words as well as its images.
Dog Days remains committed to coloring within the lines of established tropes in the animal-centric family film.
The film displays a sprightly tone and blissful sense of liberation in charting the exploits of characters seeking to live by their own feminine-centric rules.
The film’s sense of nostalgia is ultimately a reflection of how little the film asks of its audience.
Robert Ben Garant and Thomas Lennon display a freewheelin’ sense of invention that should be watched closely, because they have the raw stuff of major comic filmmakers.
It’s easy to imagine a better Herbie: Fully Loaded had Grace Jones’s “Sex Drive” blared during the film’s racing sequences.
The transcendent Reno 911 doesn’t fall on references to the week’s banner headlines to incite laughter.