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Mike White Goes to the 'Dog'

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Down Boy: Mike White goes dark again in Year of the Dog. Charley Gallay/Getty Images hide caption

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Down Boy: Mike White goes dark again in Year of the Dog.

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Mike White is the Hollywood screenwriter behind hit films including The School of Rock, The Good Girl and Chuck & Buck. Now he has directed Year of the Dog, a "not very funny" comedy about a woman grieving for her lost pet; it stars Peter Sarsgaard and Saturday Night Live veteran Molly Shannon.