This Week in Movies - 6/22/2015

In which our movie guru tells you what he really feels about what’s coming to the silver screen. Check in every Monday for the upcoming weekend’s releases, or grab a copy of our print edition to see the whole month.



Release date: June 26
Director: Boaz Takin
Cast: Josh Wiggins, Thomas Haden Church, Robbie Amell, Lauren Graham

The death of a movie dog has proven so traumatic for film fans that a website – – actually exists to tell you whether a dog or pet dies in more than 1,900 movies. With that in mind, meet Max, a military dog who is traumatized by the death of his human partner Kyle (Amell) during a mission in Afghanistan. Now suffering from PTSD, the dog is sent to live with Kyle’s family, where he makes an instant impact on the late soldier’s withdrawn teen brother, Justin (Wiggins). When a soldier (Luke Kleintank) claiming to be Kyle’s friend arrives on the family’s doorstep, both Justin and Max suspect that he’s up to no good.



Release date: June 26
Director: Seth MacFarlane
Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Seth McFarlane, Amanda Seyfried, Jessica Barthk

Ted (voice of Seth McFarlane) marries that girl… what’s her name? Brandy, Heather, Channing, Brianna, Amber, Sabrina, Melody, Dakota, Sierra, Bambi, Crystal, Samantha, Autumn, Ruby, Taylor, Tara, Tammy, Lauren, Charlene, Chantelle, Courtney, Misty, Jenny, Krista, Mindy, Noel, Shelby, Trina, Reba, Cassandra, Nikki, Kelsey, Shawna, Jolene, Urleen, Claudia, Savannah, Casey, Dolly, Kendra, Kylie, Chloe, Devon, Emmalou, Becky? Wait, no, it was one of those names with a “Lynn” after it. Brandi-Lynn, Heather-Lynn… Tami-Lynn! So, Ted marries Tami-Lynn (Barth) and must then prove to the U.S. government that he is a real person in order to father a child.



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David Onda is Fly Magazine's movie guy. He is an entertainment writer for a national outlet. He's attended and covered the Academy Awards on several (well, 3) occasions for a national outlet. He once made Quentin Tarantino laugh. He has shared an elevator with Bruce Willis, sat in John Waters' living room and has flown in the same airplane as Joan Rivers.

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