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How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog (Mad Dogs & Englishmen) Reviews

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Christopher Null

Mildly amusing.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 2.5/5

December 5, 2001
Gene Seymour
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Kenneth Branagh's energetic sweet-and-sour performance as a curmudgeonly British playwright grounds this overstuffed, erratic dramedy in which he and his improbably forbearing wife contend with craziness and child-rearing in Los Angeles.

Full Review Source: Newsday | Original Score: 2.5/4

February 22, 2002
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
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Falsehoods pile up, undermining the movie's reality and stifling its creator's comic voice.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 2/4

March 1, 2002
Harvey S. Karten

Disjointed parody.

Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4

February 21, 2002
Megan Turner
New York Post
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A wordy wisp of a comedy.

| Original Score: 2/4

February 22, 2002
Shlomo Schwartzberg
Boxoffice Magazine

It's a trifle of a movie, with a few laughs surrounding an unremarkable soft center.

Full Review Source: Boxoffice Magazine | Original Score: 2/5

January 10, 2002
Justine Elias
Village Voice
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As crimes go, writer-director Michael Kalesniko's How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog is slight but unendurable.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

February 19, 2002
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion

It seems to have been more fun for Branagh to play than it is for us to watch.

Full Review Source: One Guy's Opinion | Original Score: C

February 21, 2002
Glenn Whipp
Los Angeles Daily News

... has its moments, but ultimately, its curmudgeon doesn't quite make the cut of being placed on any list of favorites.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Daily News | Original Score: 2.5/4

February 22, 2002
Andy Klein
New Times

This toothless Dog, already on cable, loses all bite on the big screen.

February 22, 2002
Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
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... comes alive only when it switches gears to the sentimental.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 1.5/5

February 22, 2002
Emanuel Levy

A minor film that's no more than a trifle with some comic touches

| Original Score: 2/5

July 3, 2005

E! Online

Despite the top-quality talent and some occasionally witty shots on the vanity of Hollywood, this Dog simply isn't best in show.

Full Review Source: E! Online | Original Score: B-

February 22, 2002
Noah Davis

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3/5

October 4, 2002
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette


| Original Score: 3/5

December 31, 2004
Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter
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Has an unusually high ratio of laughs per minute.

February 27, 2004
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Kalesniko manages to keep all this stuff entertainingly cynical and doesn't let the ever-present sentimental goop overcome his story.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid | Original Score: 3/4

November 22, 2002
Brent Simon
Entertainment Today

An offbeat, nimble and surprisingly winning little 'life comedy' [that] captures with entertaining aplomb the spry whimsy of a writer's brain in action.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Today | Original Score: B

October 14, 2002
MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

Mordantly funny and intimately knowing ...

Full Review Source: Flick Filosopher

February 22, 2002
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A surprising drama about the emptiness of cynicism when stacked up against the bounties of compassion.

Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice

February 24, 2002
David Rooney
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Houston Chronicle
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July 21, 2005
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