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By: Ezra Crockett
the secret life of pets watch online - The result is an entertaining animated free for all in which pleasing and comical characters visuals of the Manhattan setting predominate over a plot that is serviceable but sketchy. Members of the Flushed Pets fight with people and twice hijack an Animal Control van, once crashing it in an alley and another time driving it off a bridge into the watery bay underneath. The Secret Life of Pets is powerful enough that parents will not fall into a catatonic state while watching it. His friends and he are pummeled and bounced about by the Flushed Pets in other chase scenes at the same time. Human Animal Control officers go after several characters on multiple occasions and sometimes succeed in locking them up in cages and grabbing them. Each creature is brought by the voices behind them to life, although the movie's pets are not given a ton of personality through their cartoon. Nevertheless, Max's life is turned upside down when his owner brings home a sloppy mongrel named Duke (Eric Stonestreet).

Max is the type of relatable protagonist to which children will be attached (my seven-year-old was) and the supporting characters are way more memorable than standard non-Pixar menu, enlivened by excellent voice work from individuals like Moynihan, Brooks, Hart and especially Slate.

I should have understood what I was in for when Taylor Swift's Welcome to New York" started playing at the very beginning of the picture. The motions of the creature characters are spot on. Before settling into his blanket a pup circling around; dogs deflected by butterflies and bouncing balls; a cat using a mouse as a plaything. While not hitting on anything out of the dog park, the movie manages to hold an amusement level that is consistent with its plethora of characters. Max narrates this story of the day that his owner got a second dog, a huge hairball referred to as Duke ( Eric Stonestreet )_and the visual cancel between tiny Max and giant Duke offers a Laurel & Hardy appeal that I wish the film played with more. Plus, release date statements and get an instant update on the most up-to-date movie news.

Resisting the temptation to invest storytelling and its characters with any especially winsome, identifying qualities, the picture rapidly devolves into an infernally busy and overextended pursuit sequence crammed with urgently unfunny funny patter and noisy, pointless activity.
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