Distributor: Columbia Pictures

Surf’s Up. Dir. Ash Brannon & Chris Buck. Columbia Pictures. 2007.

Surf’s Up. Dir. Ash Brannon & Chris Buck. Columbia Pictures. 2007. 1920 1080 Rachel Davies

Released in 2007, during the surge of penguin movies, Surf’s Up is a unique animated mockumentary exploring how penguins are the ‘real’ inventors of the worldwide sport, surfing. A documentary…

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Blade Runner 2049. Dir. Denis Villeneuve. Alcon Entertainment. 2017.

Blade Runner 2049. Dir. Denis Villeneuve. Alcon Entertainment. 2017. 1920 1080 Lili Cave

Denis Villeneuve’s Blade Runner 2049 (2017) transports us to a dystopian earth, where humans and replicants, bio-engineered humans used for slave labour, live side by side. There is a clear…

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Snatch. Dir. Guy Ritchie. Columbia Pictures. 2000.

Snatch. Dir. Guy Ritchie. Columbia Pictures. 2000. 150 150 Jasmine Allen

– “Okay, I reckon the hare gets fucked” – “What? Proper fucked?” Fig. 1 – Infographic depicting the parallels between the dogs and gangsters In Guy Ritchie’s comedic crime thriller…

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The Craft. Dir. Andrew Fleming. Columbia Pictures. 1996.

The Craft. Dir. Andrew Fleming. Columbia Pictures. 1996. 150 150 Laura Hallam

‘Big animals steal from little ones’ – Bonnie Harper (Neve Campbell) The Craft (1996) epitomises the intensity of teenage female friendships, and how quickly and violently these bonds can be…

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The Craft. Dir. Andrew Fleming. Columbia Pictures. 1996.

The Craft. Dir. Andrew Fleming. Columbia Pictures. 1996. 150 150 Laura Hallam

The Craft is a 1996 supernatural teen horror film, in which animals feature heavily as a representation of the otherness felt by four teenage girls who possess extraordinary powers. The…

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The Shallows. Dir. Jaume Collet-Serra. Columbia Pictures. 2016.

The Shallows. Dir. Jaume Collet-Serra. Columbia Pictures. 2016. 150 150 Chelsea Dunbobbin

The Shallows uses the tale of Nancy (Blake Lively), a surfer alone and vulnerable in the picturesque coasts of Mexico only to be aggressively hunted by a great white shark…

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Annie. Dir. John Huston. Columbia Pictures. 1982.

Annie. Dir. John Huston. Columbia Pictures. 1982. 150 150 Olivia Calverley

John Huston’s musical comedy-drama Annie follows the life of an orphan and her trusty adopted dog Sandy. The film repeatedly draws parallels between orphaned children with caged animals, inciting audiences…

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Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. Dir. Quentin Tarantino. Columbia Pictures. 2019

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. Dir. Quentin Tarantino. Columbia Pictures. 2019 150 150 Adam Shepherd

Fig. 1 Credit Sequence – screen capture. Quentin Tarantino’s ninth feature film is wistfully reminiscent of a bygone era, a self-reflexive artefact devoted to the zeitgeist of the closing chapter…

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Big Fish. Dir. Tim Burton. Columbia Pitures. 2003.

Big Fish. Dir. Tim Burton. Columbia Pitures. 2003. 150 150 Anna Davies

Tim Burton’s, Big Fish [1] follows the life of the charismatic Edward Bloom in his search for adventure far from the confines of his small town in Alabama. Upon leaving his…

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Fly Away Home . Dir. Carroll Ballard. Columbia Pictures, Sandollar, The Saul Zaentz Film Center. 1996.

Fly Away Home . Dir. Carroll Ballard. Columbia Pictures, Sandollar, The Saul Zaentz Film Center. 1996. 150 150 Loreen Nennstiel

Fly Away Home focuses on 13-year-old Amy Alden who has just lost her mother due to a car accident. She has to move to her dad Tom, whom she hadn’t seen…

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