Isle of dogs film.

Has anyone seen this film yet? Here is the plot….

In this stop-motion-animated film from writer/director Anderson, an outbreak of canine flu in Japan leads all dogs to be quarantined on an island. A boy (voice of Koyu Rankin) journeys there to rescue his dog Spots (Liev Schreiber), and gets help from a pack of misfit canines who have also been exiled. His quest inspires a group of dog lovers to expose a government conspiracy. The voice cast also includes Bryan Cranston, Edward Norton, Bill Murray, Scarlett Johansson, Tilda Swinton, Bob Balaban, Greta Gerwig and Yoko Ono.

Cary Darling, in the Houston Chronicle, calls the film “a feast of illustrated imagination and subtle wit.” Rafer Guzman, in Newsday, calls it “a lovely, artful trifle.” Christopher Orr, in The Atlantic, says “it’s true that ‘Isle of Dogs’ is a film about scapegoating, political hysteria, and deportation. But it is also — and at its best — a film about dogs. May they never go unpetted.” Joe Morgenstern, in the Wall Street Journal, adds “Anderson’s joyous stop-motion feature looks and sounds like nothing we’ve encountered before.”

Rated PG-13 (for thematic elements and some violent images, “Isle of Dogs”runs one hour, 41 minutes.

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