Wolves Unleashed Reviews

Find out what people have to say about Wolves Unleashed.

Emily Mody - Film Review

December 01, 2018

I was so excited when I saw that there was a second instalment being screened at the Calgary Underground Film Festival this year. I enjoyed the original so much and I was happy to see that Against All Odds stayed within the same vein.

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The Homestretch with Doug Dirks and Jenny Howe

November 30, 2018

The CUFF annual documentary festival winds to a close this weekend and it's going out with a bang -- or rather, with a HOWL. It's the story of Alberta wolf trainer Andrew Simpson and nine Mongolian wolf pups.

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Animal trainer spends 3 gruelling years with Mongolian wolf cubs

November 24, 2018

Cameras were rolling throughout the three-year experience, capturing the amazing, occasionally heartbreaking transformation from shaky pups to assured movie stars.

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The YYScene

November 29, 2018

Some local CUFF.Docs content — this is the sequel to Andrew Simpson’s 2011 Wolves Unleashed documentary. It follows the Scotland-born, Calgary-based filmmaker’s own experiences as an animal trainer, who has worked with the feathered, furred and four-legged actors in such films and television shows as Game of Thrones, Elf, A Cry In the Dark and The Revenant.

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Avenue Calgary

November 27, 2018

Animal trainer and documentarian Andrew Simpson will make the Canadian premiere of his second film on the closing night of CUFF.Docs. Alberta-based Simpson has trained everything from birds to bears but his legacy is best defined by his work with wolves — his work as a trainer has been integral to productions including The Revenant, Wynonna Earp and even Game of Thrones.

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