Pup

Movie review by Brian Costello, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Iffy humor, stereotypes abound in awful animated movie.

PG 2014 82 minutes

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 12 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 8 reviews

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age 10+

Lighten up you lot, it's a good, if oddball, movie. I loved it!

Methinks you lot complain too much! For starters, kids all KNOW words like 'dammit', usually because they've heard adults say them. I've never known an adult able to refrain from saying SOMETHING with a kid around! Secondly - it's not unusual for animals of different species to fall in love. I've seen love affairs - can't call them anything else - between dogs and cats in real life, a blind bird and a dog, a cat and a sick horse (in a sanctuary) - so considering he's looking after the sheep, what's bad about him falling for her? Thirdly, I laughed like a drain at how he got rid of the spiders. Loads of kids' movies are full of toilet humour - think of Thunderpants, Doctor Proctor's Fart Powder, many Pixar - and pixar style - cartoons rely on toilet humour. And the plot? About a sheep wanting to go to the moon? Surreal and brilliant - I mean if two flies did it (Fly Me To The Moon) and nobody complained, why shouldn't a sheep go? Pinky was a LEETLE scary, but not TOO baaahd! If I had kids - I don't - I'd let them watch it. The follow-up's safe but pretty average but this one's a hidden oddball delight in my book. Kids know a lot more than you give them credit for, they just don't tell you that because they're scared you'll be cross. Chris.
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