‘Max’ is touching, but a bit clunky (Our grade: C+)

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Josh Wiggins in "Max." (Kent Smith/Warner Bros and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Inc.)
 Josh Wiggins in "Max." (Kent Smith/Warner Bros and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Inc.)

Josh Wiggins in “Max.” (Kent Smith/Warner Bros and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Inc.)

Roger Moore | Tribune News Service

“Semper fidelis,” the Romans used to purr into their dogs’ ears, long before the Marine Corps adopted the Latin for “Always faithful” as their motto.

Most faithful of all? Marine Corps war dogs. That’s the message of “Max,” a touching if somewhat clunky crowd pleaser about one such dog who comes to live with the family of the soldier who died serving with him in Afghanistan.

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