Animals

Dream Horse

Show me a horse movie that didn’t make me cry. Black Beauty made me openly sob. The triumph of Seabiscuit? Don’t even get me started. Heck, my throat starts to catch just even talking about Carol Ballard’s lovely classic The Black Stallion. Did Dream Horse make me cry? Well, of course it did. Of. Course. …

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A Dog’s Purpose

The last time I remember seeing a feel-good “family” movie about dogs that made me sob was Marley & Me. That movie was SOOOO mis-advertised, causing unsuspecting families with kids to go to the theater at the holidays for some heartwarming fare, only to be completely traumatized. Now we have A Dog’s Purpose, which will fit nicely …

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Keanu

In the realm of movie plots,Keanu is definitely one of your more random options. The film centers around a ridiculously adorable kitten who originally belonged to a Los Angeles drug lord. During an incident known as the Diaz Church Massacre, Keanu flees, ultimately winding up on the doorstep of Rell Williams (Jordan Peele). Having just …

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Zootopia

Even as a tiny bunny, Judy Hopps (voiced by Ginnifer Goodwin) knew she wanted to grow up to be a police officer. This sort of thing is unheard of in her tiny hometown, but not in Zootopia where all animals live together in harmony, whether big or small, predators or prey. True to her word, …

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NATURE: Owl Power

Though the theme of this NATURE special—owls and their “superpowers”—sounds a little cheesy at the start, by the end of this informative hour, you’ll be convinced that owls are a special sort of bird-kingdom badass. For instance, you knew that owls can pretty much turn their heads all the way around (specifically, an amazing 270 …

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