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Animals

Dolphin Tale was a surprise hit family film with a heartwarming true story of an injured dolphin named Winter that finds a new lease on life with a prosthetic tale. If you doubted the story for a seco…
There's a thin line between cute and cutesy. The Disneynature film Bears wobbles on the line of being aimed squarely at tots, while being entertaining for anyone over the age of five. Lucky for the fi…
A lonely boy finds an injured dolphin on the beach. She is horribly tangled and bleeding, caught in a rope that holds a crab pot. She has given up, and is waiting for death. An animal rescue agency pi…
OK, so right away when a kind pet-dad started talking about a disabled pig that he rescued, and that he named him Chris. P. Bacon, I just about had to turn off this NATURE special, because I thought, …
There is a type of kid that I'll call a dinosaur kid. Dinosaur kids LOVE dinosaurs. There obsession is admirable for a person of any age, and they can rattle off the multi-syllable names of these exti…
Narrated by Samuel L. Jackson and shot over more than two years at the Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya, the film trains its lens on a number of feline inhabitants and their adorable-with-a-capita…
Bambi taught a string of generations about death, and now a whole new generation, pulled into what was advertised as a family-friendly kiddie movie, will be traumatized by Marley & Me. When the mo…
After about 15 minutes of watching Quill, I found myself scrambling for information on this film. Wait, is this a documentary? No, it actually isn't. Quill: The Life of a Guide Dog is a fascinating an…
William Wellman's 1935 version of Call of the Wild has arguably been called the best adaptation of Jack London's classic 1903 novel that took place in the Yukon during the Klondike Gold Rush. But wher…
Let me just start by saying this: If I had watched Eight Below in the comfort and privacy of my own home, I would have been ugly-crying. None of this shifting in my chair, blinking furiously, trying t…
With all the cute critters out there in the critter world, it can easily be argued that a baby otter is in the pantheon of the cute-overload department. This hour-long NATURE special follows one such …
Now, OK, just the title alone is a dead giveaway that I would weep. I have friends that refuse to watch any animal movies with me for fear of their buddy bursting into ugly crying. But this tale (or t…