Canine Collaboration! On-Air Film Review of Luc Beeson's ‘DogMan’

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CHICAGO – Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com appears on “The Morning Mess” with Scott Thompson on WBGR-FM (Monroe, Wisconsin) on March 28th, 2024, reviewing “DogMan,” a new film by director Luc Beeson (“The Fifth Element” “Lucy”), in wide release on April 5th, see local listings.

The DogMan is Doug (Caleb Landry Jones) and as the movie begins we see him busted by New Jersey law enforcement, where they find several dogs in his truck, and he’s also in drag as Marilyn Monroe. Wanting to get into his motivations, they put their psychiatrist Evelyn (Jojo T. Gibbs) on the case, and she begins to unravel the DogMan’s life, which includes childhood abuse, paralysis and Shakespeare. He also has a psychic connection to the dogs he keeps, using them as an army to protect and do break-ins for him. Finally, because of all these circumstances, he lands a job as a drag queen, doing song renditions of famous women. Is DogMan a Sinner or a Saint?

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Jojo T. Gibbs and Caleb Landry Jones in ‘DogMan’
Photo credit: Briarcliff Entertainment

Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com reviewed “DogMan,” during the Morning Mess with Scott Thompson on WBGR-FM, Monroe, Wisconsin, March 28th, 2024 …

CLICK HERE for an interview with lead actors Caleb Landry Jones and Jojo T. Gibbs of “DogMan” by Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com.

“DogMan” is in salect theaters (including Chicago) on March 29th, opening wider on April 5th. See local listings. Featuring Caleb Landry Jones, Jojo T. Gibbs, Christopher Denham, Clemens Schick and John Charles Aguilar. Written and directed by Luc Beeson. Rated “R”

HollywoodChicago.com senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

By PATRICK McDONALD
Editor and Film Writer
HollywoodChicago.com
pat@hollywoodchicago.com

© 2024 Patrick McDonald, HollywoodChicago.com

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