Sunday, 6 November 2016
RED DOG 
A legend for his lone travels through Western Australia's Pilbara region in the 70's, Red Dog finds himself adopted by a ragtag group of miner's in a broken down community that needs the love a dog to help bring them together again.
Sappy right? Well, yeah. And at times it's pretty far-fetched but it's brought to life with a huge heart that is hard to resist. It's also pretty funny too but be warned prudish North Americans, it is Trans-Tasman humor which isn't always welcome at the dinner table. I never forgave Marley & Me for what it inevitably did to my still-broken heart but this one is easier to love because it actually is a good movie unlike the former.
3½ Red Cats out of 5