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How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog Reviews

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March 4, 2017
Fails to overcome its vapid drama.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
June 21, 2007
This is an agreeable but hardly challenging film, a movie perfect for a night by the fire when you want to curl up and relax.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
July 3, 2005
A minor film that's no more than a trifle with some comic touches
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
December 31, 2004
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Read More | Original Score: 3/5
February 27, 2004
Has an unusually high ratio of laughs per minute.
February 24, 2003
...a good film that must have baffled the folks in the marketing department.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
November 22, 2002
Kalesniko manages to keep all this stuff entertainingly cynical and doesn't let the ever-present sentimental goop overcome his story.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
October 14, 2002
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 | Original Score: B
June 29, 2002
A succinct effort to explore how our relationships force us to re-evaluate what we want out of life at the most inopportune and unexpected of times.
Full Review | Original Score: 74/100
March 26, 2002
A film that will likely not "wow" anyone over...but entertaining from a character point of view
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
March 3, 2002
Run, don't walk, to see this barbed and bracing comedy on the big screen.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
March 1, 2002
Falsehoods pile up, undermining the movie's reality and stifling its creator's comic voice.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
February 24, 2002
A surprising drama about the emptiness of cynicism when stacked up against the bounties of compassion.
February 22, 2002
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.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
February 22, 2002
... comes alive only when it switches gears to the sentimental.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
February 22, 2002
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 | Original Score: B-
February 22, 2002
Mordantly funny and intimately knowing ...
February 22, 2002
This slight slice of L.A. life is distinguished by two fine, subtle performances.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
February 22, 2002
Audiences conditioned to getting weepy over saucer-eyed, downy-cheeked moppets and their empathetic caretakers will probably feel emotionally cheated by the film's tart, sugar-free wit.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
February 22, 2002
A wordy wisp of a comedy.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
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