ISLE OF DOGS (Theatrical Release USA 2018)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 4.7|5.0 Starsìììì

Isle of Dogs—highly imaginative, animated film that quickly establishes itself as a classic—tells its story well and firmly establishes the Director Wes Anderson’s (Budapest Hotel) unique methodology in film making. Very well done at every level. A WOW/Bravo! film worth a watch for the whole family. The film employs a wonderfully creative technique of speaking Japanese with a commentator or newscaster speaking English as an interpreter. Gives the viewer a break from reading subtitles. Great entertainment piece.

Storyline

A government outlaws dogs who carry a disease that transmits to humans.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director Wes Anderson for directing effort. Thank you to Executive Producers Christoph Fisser, Henning Molfenter, and Charlie Woebcken for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Chief (voice of Bryan Cranston), Atari (voice of Koyu Rankin), Rex (voice of Edward Norton), King (voice of Bob Balaban), Duke (voice of Jeff Goldblum), Boss (voice of Bill Murray, Mayor Kobayashi (voice of Kunichi Nomura), Major-Domo (voice of Akira Takayama), Tracy Walker (Greta Gerwig), Interpreter Nelson (voice of Frances McDormand), Professor Watanabe (voice of Akira Ito), Nutmeg (voice of Scarlett Johansson), Gondo (voice of Harvey Keitel), Jupiter (voice of F. Murray Abraham), Assistant-Scientist Yoko-Ono (voice of Yoko Ono), Oracle (voice of Tilda Swinton), and Head Surgeon (voice of Ken Watanabe).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Yes. This wonderful watch serves the whole family’s needs and resolves a crisis in a kind manner.

Ben Meyers

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