Red Dog Reviews

February 24, 2012
Heart's in the right place, but very broad and quite irritating too.
February 23, 2012
Well, it's a doggy story for humans, anyway: an avowedly true-life tale that comes across like a well-meaning PG-certification of the real world.
February 13, 2012
The human characters are rather sketchily drawn and the storytelling follows a blandly 'uplifting' path.
December 7, 2011
A film with as much substance as a very long beer ad.
August 3, 2011
The screenplay by Daniel Taplitz lays on the nostalgic populism with a trowel. A big speech celebrating Red Dog as an emblem of Dampier's pioneering spirit feels out of keeping with the laconic Aussie idiom.
July 31, 2011
Red Dog has all the ingredients of a durable outback yarn with iconic Australian characters and elements - except for the glue to hold it all together