Putting a dog in crisis might seem like an easy way to create a great story, but in a family film, featuring a helpless canine in constant peril plays as emotionally manipulative and, frankly, slightly traumatizing. I also wish the gay couple that Bella crosses paths with a detail all too rare in hetero-normative mainstream family films were allowed a bit more natural intimacy that a straight couple would have been free to display. I can get behind that idea. We encourage you to periodically review this policy so that you will know what information we collect and how we use it. Fun fact: Eddie's biological son, Enzo, took over the role after his dad retired.
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Animal control takes Bella away from Lucas; she's sad, scared, confused; Lucas is told Bella will be euthanized if she's picked up by animal control again. In the process, they discover cute little Bella, and Lucas brings her home to live with him and his mother , a veteran who's struggling with depression. Bella and Big Kitten are pursued by wolves, Bella is separated from Big Kitten; Bella is later pursued and hurt by wolves again bloody injury seen briefly. The information collected is used solely for internal review and not shared with other organizations for commercial purposes. She's semi-conscious when finally freed.
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But after all, I am not made of stone, am I? I cringe when films sell dogs short by adorning them with human-like traits, just to pull the heartstrings of our kind. But Bella cannot be away from Lucas — she loves him too much — so she begins a journey back to Lucas to be a part of the family once again. Olivia is a supportive, encouraging girlfriend and pet lover. Also Read: I am not sure if any of the filmmakers have ever had young children, but imagine how many parents will have to explain that scene to their sobbing five-year-olds on their way home from the theater. Bruce Cameron, who has penned multiple dog-centered books that have turned into films.
Personal Information collects personally identifiable information from the visitors to our website only on a voluntary basis. With endearing puppies prancing around the screen as melodrama from two-legged creatures surrounds them, it reaches an almost unbearable level of schmaltz on construction alone. Hollywood knows that we love dogs, and they have absolutely no problem capitalizing on it. He also received more fan mail than any of his costars! On that date already is Warner Bros. Likewise, we are dedicated to protecting our customers', consumers' and online visitors' privacy on our website. Cookies are identifiers that are transferred to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser to enable our systems to recognize your browser. Promotes idea that people aren't meant to go through life alone, that they're happier, more fulfilled with human partners and animal companions.