It is like that theme song from the show about the bar where everybody knows your name — that is, sometimes you wanna get away. Sometimes you are too stressed out, too tired, too sick, too sad, too… whatever and taking a break from all your worries sure would help a lot.

But, maybe drinking is the way to do it. Maybe movies can do that for you as well.

Today’s podcast thinks that “The Secret Life of Pets” is just the sort of film that can suck you out of a vortex of sadness and plop you squarely back in happy town… provided you don’t spend too much time thinking about the story.

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