Movie Reviews (such as they are)

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Marley & Me

I missed the first 20 minutes of Marley & Me on TV, and to be honest it is a film that was never really on my radar. But dogs are fun and funny, so I stuck with it and found myself laughing at the dumb shit dogs do.

But of course, you know as well as I do that dogs don't live forever. (You did know that, right?) And as sure as night follows day, tragedy follows comedy in quirky American movies.

Listen: the dog dies. And you will fucking cry like a baby.

So, is it a good movie? Well, it's what you'd expect of Jennifer Aniston and Owen Wilson and a dog. But it's all right for a gentle diversion. (Until they start breeding. Kids ruin everything.)

Score: 60 out of 100 if the wind's behind it.