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Streaming: the best films about dogs

Our canine companions have long been an inspiration to auteurs and sentimental film-makers alikeBritain, we’re told, has recently reached “peak dog”. With many of us housebound in the past year, it has seemed the ideal time to adopt a dog – prompting a lot of “for life, not just for Covid” messaging from anxious animal […]

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‘Stray’ Trailer: Elizabeth Lo’s Festival Favorite Gives the ‘Kedi’ Treatment to Turkey’s Neediest Dogs

Istanbul’s charming stray cat population has already gotten the big screen treatment — care of Ceyda Torun’s loving 2017 hit documentary “Kedi” — and now it’s time for the city’s equally compelling canine community to get the same cinematic story. Elizabeth Lo’s feature documentary debut, “Stray,” follows a trio of engaging strays as their lives […]

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‘Stray’: Film Review

The Turkish word zeytin, which means “olive,” sometimes doubles as a complimentary adjective used to define a pair of deeply expressive, dark-colored eyes. With that context in mind, the Istanbul street dog much of Elizabeth Lo’s virtuosic feature documentary debut “Stray” tracks couldn’t have been more appropriately named. From the first moment Lo, an award-winning […]

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Film News Roundup: Oona Chaplin Starring in Horror Movie ‘Lullaby’

In today’s film news roundup, Oona Chaplin is starring in a horror movie, the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation will honor Sharon Stone, FuseFX expands, and “Let’s Scare Julie” and “Stray” get distribution.CastingOona Chaplin will star in Alcon Entertainment’s horror feature “Lullaby,” based on the mythological figure Lilith.John R. Leonetti (“Annabelle”) is attached to direct from […]

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