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Movie Details

Title:   Hotel for Dogs
Director:   Thor Freudenthal
Year:   2009
Genre:   Comedy
Times Seen:   1
Last Seen:   11.07.09

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Date Viewed Venue Note
11.07.09DVRThis Screening is part of event: DVRfest 2009
Hot on the heels of Beverly Hills Chihuaha comes this comic tale of a hotel - get this - FOR DOGS!

I actually enjoyed this more than BHC. It being a Nickelodeon film, it's a bit more honest in its demographic. Plus there's no completely fake Mexico to deal with, just a completely fake NYC. But still, my love for dogs and rube goldberg devices carried me through the typical children's movie plot and character. There sure does seem to be a lot of purebred strays in new york though... probably due to the fancy-pants community they have there, all making salsa and playing Monopoly whilst smoking pipes or cigarettes through plastic mouthpieces and commenting on modern art.

Anyway, I wouldn't recommend anyone turned off by the title sseeing this movie. It kind of worked for me though as a last-movie-of-the-evening in that it's kind of fantasy and filled with cute doggies.

So, last day of the fest. In fact only two movies to go (unless I dig something up for a "closing night film" which I currently don't have planned... look, I'm just like FantasticFest!). This next one involves racism!