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Highly Suspect Reviews: The Call of the Wild

The Call of the Wild Movie Review


In what I believe is the 7th filmed adaptation of Jack London’s classic tale (if you count the Snoopy animated version), Hollywood brings us this survival tale with a still-dedicated to his craft Harrison Ford and a suspect choice of a CG animated dog named Buck. Buck is first pampered, then abused, eventually coming to be with the grizzled and grief-stricken Ford (who somehow seems to know about Buck’s earlier experiences). What you get is a film that’s not as bad as you’d imagine at all, but isn’t exactly a must-see either. Listen to Frank, Ben, and Mindy give their review.


DIRECTED BY: Chris Sanders

STARRING: Harrison Ford, Dan Stevens, Omar Sy, Karen Gillan, Bradley Whitford, Colin Woodell, Cara Gee, Scott MacDonald, Terry Notary

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