"...Take a deep breath and try to forget – if only for a moment – the controversy swirling around A Dog’s Purpose: the alleged abuse, the canceled premiere, the subsequent damage control. Clear that from your mind, because the actual movie? This thing we call A Dog’s Purpose? Well, it might be one of the most cloying and aggressively irritating films that I have ever been subjected to..."
"...“You have to have a reasonably good knowledge of the history of art, an understanding of what’s come before and what’s possible – a sense of self. I don’t think one could do this without having a strong sense of purpose...."