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Movie Preview: Year of the Dog


It's hard to look at Molly Shannon without thinking of her Catholic schoolgirl character, Mary Katherine Gallagher, from "SNL" and Superstar. But with her latest project, Year of the Dog, she's looking to change all that. Shannon plays Peggy, whose world revolves around her dog, Pencil. When he suddenly passes away, Peggy feels lost at sea and needs to find something else to consume her attention. The people in her life all have different views on how she should distract herself. Her bubbly girlfriend Layla (Regina King) pushes Peggy to start dating, while cute veterinary assistant Newt (Peter Sarsgaard) urges her to adopt a new dog. Ultimately, though, Peggy has to find her own path.

First of all, Pencil is a hilarious name for a dog. Secondly, the movie's website is unusually cute and fun. Finally, the trailer is adorable, and the film looks like a strange, sweet indie flick. Watch for my review later this week when the movie comes out in limited release, and you can check out the trailer if you

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chancleta chancleta 10 years
Ahhh that looks awesome. Me and my sister may have to make a giry movie night out of that one. Thanks for the recommendation Buzz!
mallomar mallomar 10 years
I agree this looks quirky and funny and sweet. I will definitely go see it.
Maggie-Mae Maggie-Mae 10 years
This looks great! I love Molly Shannon :)
misspoli misspoli 10 years
I´m waiting to see it!!! ************************************************************* "To be or not to be: That is the question!" William Shakespeare
LaLaLaurie06 LaLaLaurie06 10 years
Awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww I was watching this without sound and I STILL want to see it! I heart Molly Shannon and want her to succeed in films! This looks so cute and she looks adorable! Not a big Saarsgaard fan, but I think I can get past him for John C. Reilley and Laura Dern. Awesome!
Linda-McP Linda-McP 10 years
Love the name Pencil! Just added another movie to my must see list. Thanks, Buzz.
sonia-tex sonia-tex 10 years
I watched the trailer and it looks great. I heart my dog Biggie!
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