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Dog’s Movie House: “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem” Gives The Heroes A Lively Animated Reboot!

Howdy folks! The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have been around for the better part of thirty-five years and have become embedded in our pop culture consciousness. People who barely know the films, comics and television shows know the names Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raaphael, and Donatello, as well as Splinter and Shredder. Michael Bay put his own roided out spin on things a few years back and those films were somewhat successful, but the playful nature of these “heroes-in-a-half-shell” haven’t had their playfull roots shown in awhile. Now comes “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayem” to provide a fresh, mostly invigorating spin on the Turtles with some wonderful animation!

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Dog’s Movie House: “Straight Outta Compton” Compelling, Emotionally Charged Depiction Of The Rise Of “Gangsta” Rap!


The Cast of "Straight Outta Compton"

The Cast of “Straight Outta Compton”


Howdy Folks!  It’s The Kendog!




I was in high school when NWA (Niggaz Wit Attitudes) changed the face of rap culture, bringing in the hard core era of “gangsta” or reality based rap.  I didn’t have to like the music (still don’t, by the way) to appreciate its origins or the cultural effect it had on the American landscape.  The new music bio-pic “Straight Outta Compton” profiles the rise and fall of this game changing Southern California based rap group with grit, gusto, and a tone of honesty that sets this apart from other flicks of this kind.  Continue reading