Flawed 'The Stray' explores themes of fatherhood and family togetherness

Only moments into “The Stray,” a lightning bolt hits a tent in the Colorado wilderness, electrocuting its unsuspecting occupants. It’s a dramatic start for a film that can’t quite make its pieces fit the story it wants to tell.

Joshua Terry is a freelance writer and photographer who also teaches English composition for Weber State University. You can also find him on YouTube.