Distributor: Warner Brothers

Batman Begins. Dir. Christopher Nolan. Warner Bros. 2005.

Batman Begins. Dir. Christopher Nolan. Warner Bros. 2005. 150 150 Drew Carlin

Why does Batman dress like a bat? In the words of Batman himself, “bats frighten me. It’s time my enemies shared my dread.” In Batman Begins, the boundaries between human…

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Storks. Dir. Doug Sweetland, Nicolas Stoller. Warner Bros.Pictures. 2016.

Storks. Dir. Doug Sweetland, Nicolas Stoller. Warner Bros.Pictures. 2016. 150 150 Aylin Ezder

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZVzL94jZNdU Anthropomorphism and stereotypes are often utilized in children’s animation since they cater to a broad audience. The film Storks uses anthropomorphic animals in order to create vivid and lively…

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The Watchmen. Dir. Zach Snyder. Warner Bros. 2009.

The Watchmen. Dir. Zach Snyder. Warner Bros. 2009. 150 150 Coda Heap

What can dogs tell us about criminality? With regards to Zach Snyder’s Watchmen, the answer is ‘quite a lot.’ Dogs are used within the film to align the binaries of…

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It: Chapter Two. Dir. Andy Muschietti. Warner Brothers. 2019

It: Chapter Two. Dir. Andy Muschietti. Warner Brothers. 2019 150 150 Chloe Goodwin

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mpmLnHjI0BM&t=28s The scene in which Richie and Eddie open doors in the Well House and find the Pomeranian dog Following this scene, we see the characters of Richie (Bill Hader)…

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Cujo. Dir. Lewis Teague, Warner Bros. pictures. 1983.

Cujo. Dir. Lewis Teague, Warner Bros. pictures. 1983. 150 150 Daniel Tesdale

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v0k21yeVMbM St. Bernards. Aren’t they adorable? Slobbering bundles of joy that get up to all sorts of mischief. This loveable breed of dog has certainly enjoyed its share of the…

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The Shining. Dir. Stanley Kubrick. Warner Brothers. 1980.

The Shining. Dir. Stanley Kubrick. Warner Brothers. 1980. 150 150 Isabelle Hill

A notoriously disturbing moment in The Shining (1980) is the ‘bear costume’ scene, which poses questions why Kubrick specifically chose this animal and its symbolic purpose in this bizarre shot.…

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They Shall Not Grow Old. Dir. Peter Jackson. Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.. 2018.

They Shall Not Grow Old. Dir. Peter Jackson. Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.. 2018. 150 150 Emily Cuthbert

Not often is a film’s purpose so clearly stated in its title, yet Peter Jackson’s They Shall Not Grow Old1(TSNGO) is a documentary with meticulous dedication to preserving the stories of those…

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Dir. David Yates. Warner Bros. Pictures. 2016.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Dir. David Yates. Warner Bros. Pictures. 2016. 150 150 Imogen Hooper

Courage, nerve, chivalry, the makings of a true her- oh? This story is about a Hufflepuff? Newt Scamander (played by Eddie Redmayne) is not from Gryffindor, he bears no lightning…

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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. Dir. Mike Newell. Warner Bros. 2005.

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. Dir. Mike Newell. Warner Bros. 2005. 150 150 Kate Brearton

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H4eWwLHAORg&ab_channel=CinemaMoments In Mike Newell’s ‘Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire’, dragons are portrayed as symbols of the overriding danger that follows Harry throughout the film. This is made particularly apparent…

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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. Dir. Chris Columbus. Warner Bros. 2002.

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. Dir. Chris Columbus. Warner Bros. 2002. 150 150 Amelia Ward

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets utilizes horror film narratives and their depiction of monstrous animals in order to reveal a deeper complex message regarding human-animal relationships. The franchise’s reliance…

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