Genre: Comedy

Nope. Dir. Jordan Peele. Universal Pictures. 2022

Nope. Dir. Jordan Peele. Universal Pictures. 2022 1000 699 Olivia Westerdale

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=In8fuzj3gck Figure 1 Jordan Peele’s latest film nope follows siblings OJ and Emerald Haywood in the aftermath of their father’s unexpected death. The siblings ‘We ain’t got no more problems’…

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Hotel for Dogs. Dir. Thor Freudenthal. Dreamworks. 2009.

Hotel for Dogs. Dir. Thor Freudenthal. Dreamworks. 2009. 150 150 Isabella Peirson Smith

Animals, a cutesy love story and the rise of underdogs… literally. What more could you want in a film? Well, ‘Hotel for Dogs’ (Thor Freudenthal/ 2009) covers a multitude of…

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The Banshees of Inisherin. Dir. Martin McDonagh. Searchlight Pictures. 2015

The Banshees of Inisherin. Dir. Martin McDonagh. Searchlight Pictures. 2015 1707 2560 LPerek-Gokce1

“Do you think God gives a damn about miniature donkeys, Colm?”  “I fear he doesn’t. And I fear that’s where it’s all gone wrong.” Martin McDonagh’s, “The Banshees of Inisherin” (2022),…

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Paddington Bear. Dir. Paul King. S. 2014

Paddington Bear. Dir. Paul King. S. 2014 150 150 Isabella Peirson Smith

https://youtu.be/nvb6tvZOYIo Paddington, directed by Paul King, captures the life of an orphaned bear who travels from Peru to London sponsored by his Aunt Lucy to seek a better life the…

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Mr Popper’s Penguins. Dir. Mark Waters. 20th Century Fox. 2011.

Mr Popper’s Penguins. Dir. Mark Waters. 20th Century Fox. 2011. 150 150 Nicholas Martin

Figure One Jim Carrey and Penguins. It does not get any better. Think Beethoven but with Penguins. Try to spot the difference between the CGI penguins and the real ones.…

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The Book of Life. Dir Jorge R. Gutierrez. 20th Century Fox. 2014

The Book of Life. Dir Jorge R. Gutierrez. 20th Century Fox. 2014 1280 545 Katherine Milman

https://youtu.be/mP01tEMzt40 Figure 1: Film trailer “I’m allergic to dying!“-Pepe Rodriguez 20th Century Fox’s, 2014, animated feature film, The Book of Life, follows two best friends, Manolo and Joaquin, who are…

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An American Werewolf in London. Dir. John Landis. Universal Pictures. 1981.

An American Werewolf in London. Dir. John Landis. Universal Pictures. 1981. 863 484 Prail Coffell

“The wolf’s bloodline must be severed; the last remaining werewolf must be destroyed. It’s you David.” An American tourist, traumatised and alone wakes up in a London hospital after an…

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Hoodwinked!. Dir. Edwards, Cory. Kanbar Entertainment, Blue Yonder Films. 2005.

Hoodwinked!. Dir. Edwards, Cory. Kanbar Entertainment, Blue Yonder Films. 2005. 1200 630 Bethany Hinch-Sisley

https://youtu.be/RGV-cTSr6zg <Fig 1. Hoodwinked! Trailer [2005]> Hoodwinked! [2005] A retelling of the folktake Little Red Riding Hood as a police procedural, using backstories to show multiple characters’ points of view.[1]…

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Barking Dogs Never Bite. Dir. Bong Joon-ho. Cinema Service. 2000.

Barking Dogs Never Bite. Dir. Bong Joon-ho. Cinema Service. 2000. 550 297 Seohyeon Kim

<Figure 1,2> Barking Dogs Never Bite is a dark comedy film directed by Bong Joon-ho, who has received critical praise for his recent filmography, in the same genre, Parasite. This…

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Hocus Pocus. Dir Kenny Ortega. Walt Disney Pictures. 1993

Hocus Pocus. Dir Kenny Ortega. Walt Disney Pictures. 1993 1000 541 Katherine Milman

https://youtu.be/OFm_2RyxXjQ Figure 1 Figure two, internet discourse surrounding the personality of cats. Thackery Binx is one of the central figures of Hocus Pocus, and in doing this the film considers…

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