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A Dog’s Purpose Is Heartwarming Hokum!

Ethan (BRYCE GHEISAR) plays with BAILEY in “A Dog’s Purpose.” Photo by Joe Lederer/Courtesy of Universal Pictures.

Based on a novel by W. Bruce Cameron (who co-wrote the script), A Dog’s Purpose is at least a three-hankie film. Heartstrings are plucked and the story of a reincarnating dog comes full circle for an old-fashioned Hollywood happy ending – and despite being hokum, it works beautifully.

It’s just a shame that the trailers contain a lot of the film’s most important moments – including one of the big ones in the final moments.

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No Greater Love Trailer: A Dog’s Purpose!

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A dog finds his purpose in finding humans find theirs.

Lasse Hallström’s new film, A Dog’s Purpose, gives one dog a chance to his story in his own words. Sounds awkward or comical, but as the trailer shows, it’s really kinda charming. Check it out after the jump.

A Dog’s Purpose opens on January 27th, 2017.

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