The pathos and hard truths trotted out in the third act are crowbarred into this slapstick vehicle as if flown in from another movie.
So what do June, July, and August have in store for us as mainstream attractions compete for box office dollars? Plenty!
The problem is that looking for a missing canine, no matter how obvious it is as a metaphor for two-legged characters finding themselves as well, represents a rather flimsy spine for a feature screenplay.
This is a breezy, poignant, charming, and decidedly offbeat comedic fable about a day in the life of a dysfunctional family of three, each slightly damaged in a different way.