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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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