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Hotel for Dogs

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Jaimie Trueblood

Hotel for Dogs

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
Wide Release Date:
01/16/09
performer:
Jake T. Austin, Emma Roberts, Don Cheadle, Lisa Kudrow
director:
Thor Freudenthal
distributor:
Paramount Pictures
author:
67229, 72114, 76618
genre:
Comedy, Kids and Family

We gave it a C-

Marking its territory in the mind-boggling ? middle ground between Schindler’s List and ? Beverly Hills Chihuahua, the cartoonish kid pic Hotel for Dogs — adapted from the ? award-winning 1971 ? children’s book — turns out to be a weirdly ? oblivious Holocaust ? parable about a sibling duo of righteous dog-?ophiles (Emma Roberts and Jake T. Austin) ?bent on rescuing strays from systematic ? execution at the hands of Gestapo-like dog catchers. But don’t worry. There are still cuddly pups and piddle jokes aplenty. C?

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