Hammerman Ikon

Hammerman Ikon Film Guide

Rock Dog
Director: Ash Brannon
Cast: Luke Wilson, Eddie Izzard, J. K. Simmons, Lewis Black, Kenan Thompson, Mae Whitman, Jorge Garcia, Matt Dillon, Sam Elliott, Liza Richardson, Ash Brannon, Will Finn

Bodi is a Tibetan Mastiff who is expected to follow in his father's footsteps and become a village guard, but he is drawn to rock music and wants to become a musician instead. This Chinese-American animation is harmless and quite enjoyable but terribly formulaic. The story is based on Zheng Jun's book Tibetan Rock Dog, but the script is basically a mix between How to Train Your Dragon and Coco.