(USA, 2008, 96 minutes)
Bolt is a German shepherd who is the star of his own TV show, but unaware that all his special powers are trick effects; then an accident ships him from Hollywood to New York and he tries to find his way back home with the help of a wise-ass cat and a hyperactive hamster. Endearingly enjoyable take on Lassie enlivened by superb, first-rate computer animation and attention to scripting and character.
Walt Disney Pictures presents a Walt Disney Animated Studios production. With the voices of John Travolta, Miley Cyrus, Susie Essman, Mark Walton, Malcolm McDowell, James Lipton, Greg Germann. Directed by Chris Williams, Byron Howard; produced by Clark Spencer; written by Dan Fogelman, Chris Williams; music by John Powell; director of look and lighting, Adolph Lisinsky; art director, Paul Felix; film editor, Tim Mertens; animation supervisor, Doug Bennett; effects supervisor, John Murrah.