Don’t Mess With Keanu’s #Dogs in John Wick!

Keanu Reeves has come a long way from The Matrix. Who cares about red pills or blue pills when we all know the hardest pill to swallow is when some evildoer dares to harm his beloved Beagle! And see how Keanu handles this tragedy in his newest high-dogtane thriller, John Wick

#TheSkeletonTwins Dead Dog Joke

The Skeleton Twins, a new dark comedy starring Saturday Night Live alums, Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader, comes out in limited release this weekend — and I got a chuckle out of the first Marley & Me joke that opens the trailer…

Lassie Prepares For A Comeback #dogs

Lassie, one of the original top dogs of Hollywood, is getting ready to make a comeback — courtesy of Dreamworks. Will this old canine legend be able to compete with such new school Internet pet celebs like Grumpy Cat or Boo the World’s Cutest Dog?

Only time — and the number of Instagram followers — will tell! (pic courtesy of Lassie)

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Cannes Do Dog!

The infamous Cannes Film Festival is wrapping up this weekend in France, but if you’re not able to book a last-minute flight — here’s a dog’s eye tour of the scene from Body, a Lab mix, who also stars in one of the films being screened there called White God. It is described as “the tale of an eternal friendship between a girl and a dog in a world where ancestry can decide on life or death.
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Check out the clips below! (Variety)

Snoopy Movie Coming to a Theatre Near You!

Get ready, blockheads, because Snoopy, Charlie Brown, and the Peanuts gang are skedded to hit the big screen! (But don’t rush out to buy tickets yet since the film won’t be in cineplexes until sometime around November 2015.)

Let’s hope the new fancy-schmancy animation can stand up to the simple charms of Charles Schulz’s beloved cartoon classic. (THR)

Dogs Snubbed at the Oscars!

Seems like only yesterday that the Academy was giving lots o’ love to Uggie (The Artist), Cosmo (Beginners), and Frankenweenie — but those days are long gone, judging by today’s Oscar nominations. I guess American Hustle, Saving Mr. Banks, and 12 Years A Slave weren’t really dog movies, huh?

Check out the full list of the 2014 Oscar nominations. (photo: HuffPo)

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Hardy Boy to the Dog Rescue…

tom hardy animal rescue movieIt looks like one of The Hardy Boys — make that Tom Hardy (star of Warrior and Inception) — is going to crack a lost dog case in a new movie called Animal Rescue, which is based on a short story by Dennis Lehane (author of Mystic River).

Lehane himself recently happened to have a reward out for his own missing dog in real life, a pretty Beagle named Tessa. (Yahoo)