Monster Mutt (2011)

Monster Mutt (2011)

Directed by: Todd Tucker

Starring: Rhiannon Leigh Wryn, Bart Johnson, Billy Unger

A couple weeks ago I got drunk and apparently really wanted a dog, so I downloaded like a hundred movies about dogs and followed everyone on twitter with the word “dogs” in their name and bought two dozen hot dogs. It’s just one of the hazards that comes with being eccentric, I guess.

A scientist accidentally creates a drug that turns animals and people into monsters, so his boss (the brother from Titus, which is how I’ll always remember him) kidnaps a wandering dog to use it on… for no real reason. The dog becomes a “Monster Mutt”, if you will, and the two children who own it try to save it from the bad man who wants to capture it and reverse engineer the same formula and antidote they already have out of it. Again, for no reason.

This is a really standard kid’s adventure type movie, but I gotta give them props for actually using real props, that is, making the monster dog a guy in an animatronic dog suit instead of CGI. It’s weird that even that minor thing is something worth remarking about in this day and age, but there you go.


About Reid

Born in a dumpster, died in a fire. View all posts by Reid

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: