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How to kill your Neighbor's Dog

2002-10-12 22:22:46+00 by Dan Lyke 1 comments

Charlene and I watched How To Kill your Neighbor's Dog[Wiki] on video last night. Misanthrope Peter McGowen (played by Kenneth Branagh) has writer's block, and his wife wants kids, girl with cerebral palsy moves in next door, hijinks ensue. Would've been a great half-hour to hour movie or a fantastic book, as a full-length movie it tried to deal with internal conflict a little too much. Still, it had a pro-kid message without pissing me off, so that's an accomplishment, I just wish it had moved faster. Okay to give this one a miss.

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#Comment made: 2002-10-14 03:49:39+00 by: ebradway

I second Dan on this one. The trailers for the movie contain all of Branagh's best parts. The rest is essentially the same tedious curmondgeon gag. Rather tedious, actually. And this the next movie Asha and I watched together after Steve Martin's Novocaine. However, I caught My Wife is an Actress Friday night. Excellent movie but wait for video as it would be nice to pause.