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Nov. 21 2008 4:41 PM

A Dog's Life

Friday, Nov. 21, 2008

Summary Judgment: Dogs and Superheroes Hit Movie Theaters
Mark Jordan Legan takes us through reviews of the animated film Bolt, about a dog who lives his whole life on the set of a TV show; Twilight, about a teenage girl who falls in love with a vampire; and Special, a superhero spoof starring Michael Rapaport. Listen to the segment.

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