Movies

Best in Show

Many of the movies recommended so far on thedogslife.com tend toward the “keep a box of tissues handy!” This movie, Best In Show, is laugh-out-loud funny. Even if you thoroughly enjoy catching the annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, or any other elite dog show, you’ll get a kick out of this satirical look at …

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Love and Monsters

An action comedy, Love and Monsters, takes place seven years after a “Monsterpocalypse” wipes out most of human civilization. The hero, Joel (played by Dylan O’Brien) learns that his high school sweetheart (played by Jessica Henwick) has survived and so he sets out on a dangerous 85-mile hike to find her. Along the way, he …

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Love and Monsters

Pick Of The Litter

“It’s really hard to become a guide dog. It’s takes a very special, confident dog to be able to do this job,” one of the trainers tells us during this multi-award winning documentary of the Guide Dogs for the Blind organization.  This 2018 feature-length film, entitled “Pick of the Litter” was so well-received it has …

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The Art of Racing in the Rain

Based on Garth Stein’s best-selling novel of the same name, and released in the fall of 2019, The Art of Racing in the Rain is a heartwarming film narrated by a witty and philosophical dog named Enzo (voiced by Kevin Costner). This is a feel-good yet sophisticated movie, and suitable for the whole family. Through his unique …

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A Dog Named Christmas

Set on a sprawling farm, this movie tells the story of the McCray family—hard-working George and Maryann, and their son, Todd. One day during the weeks leading up to Christmas, Todd, who has a learning disability, hears a radio story about an opportunity to shelter a dog in need of a home.  His mom (Maryann) …

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