“In the future, your dog will tell you how to survive.”
Harlan Ellison, the strikingly original — and some might add bizarre, combative, and controversial — sci-fi writer whose credits included Star Trek and many more dozens of TV shows and screenplays, died yesterday at the age of 84.
With his extremely provocative Stephen King meets Disney-style, Ellison was also one of the early innovators of the “talking dog” movie, as seen below in the 1975 apocalyptic cult classic, A Boy and His Dog, which starred a young Don Johnson.
Captain Underpants might be cutting loose on the big screens this weekend — but best-selling author Dav Pilkey’s Dog Man series has been wooing (and woofing up) underage book buyers for almost a year now…
“While dogs think people are God, cats don’t…They know better.”
If you’re into foreign films and cat flicks, then Kedi, a new flick about stray kitties roaming the streets of Istanbul, Turkey might be right up your alley….
The best-selling novel, A Dog’s Purpose, will soon have dog lovers arguing the age-old adaptation question, “Which is better — the book or the movie?”
War is hell…even for dogs, as we see in this upcoming Warner Bros. family flick, Max.
Ryan Reynolds develops a sixth sense in his new movie, “The Voices” — but he doesn’t see dead people — no, he just hears the deepest, snarkiest, inner-most thoughts of his pet cat and dog in this bloody, dark comedy. (pics: ImpAwards)
I usually don’t discuss politics or religion — but I’ve been a fan of Pope Francis ever since he took over the Vatican. And now that he’s recently come out saying that there is such a thing as an ‘Animal Heaven’, well, that pretty much seals the deal! (Business Insider)
Yes, just in time for the holidays, Grumpy’s Worst Christmas Ever — a Lifetime movie — will soon be here to scrooge us all!
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…
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)
Before Snoopy and Brian Griffin from Family Guy, there was a smartypants beagle named Mr. Peabody — (oh yeah, and Sherman, too) — who were featured on The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show. Check out the cartoon’s upcoming feature film remake and the original cartoon below…
The 137th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show wraps up tonight at NYC’s Madison Square Garden and the pressure’s on the
The Wall Street Journal discusses the perils of being a dog show judge. (WSJ)
No writer has consistently written better stuff on dogs in the past decade than Jon Katz, whose bestseller, A Dog Year, was adapted into an HBO movie starring Jeff Bridges — but he may have saved the best for his latest, Going Home: Finding Peace When Pets Die, a touching, no nonsense non-fiction guide to grieving and getting over the loss of your lovely pet.
There’s not many things that get me more excited than cool covers for dog books (okay, maybe a couple other non-dog book related things, too!). That said, Julie Klam has two covers that will make any dog book fan drool — and a handsome animated book trailer to boot!
Diane Keaton (Annie Hall) has a new dog movie out this spring with Kevin Kline called Darling Companion, which is rumored to be about a wife who loves her dog more than her husband…Ah, the joys of marriage!