Year: 1982

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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The Secret of NIMH. Dir. Don Bluth. MGM/UA Entertainment Company. 1982.

The Secret of NIMH. Dir. Don Bluth. MGM/UA Entertainment Company. 1982. 150 150 Hannah Whelan

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WLE65PZ30tM “We can no longer live as rats. We know too much.” The Secret of NIMH is remembered by many as a dark, creepy, and disturbing film, with retrospectives published…

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The Thing. Dir. John Carpenter. Universal Pictures. 1982.

The Thing. Dir. John Carpenter. Universal Pictures. 1982. 150 150 Rae Ellis

Figure 2Figure 1 The Thing (John Carpenter, 1982) uses dogs as an emotional catalyst to evoke a heightened sympathetic response from its audience. The alien organism – adopting the exterior…

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White Dog. Dir. Samuel Fuller. Paramount Pictures. 1982.

White Dog. Dir. Samuel Fuller. Paramount Pictures. 1982. 150 150 Harry Goodman

Sam Fuller’s final Hollywood film, White Dog (1982), is based on Romain Gary’s 1970 ‘nonfiction’ novel of the same name and tells the story of aspiring actress Julie Sawyer (Kristy…

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The Plague Dogs. Dir. Martin Rosen. United Artists Corporation. 1982.

The Plague Dogs. Dir. Martin Rosen. United Artists Corporation. 1982. 150 150 Loredana Loy

The Plague Dogs – Revival of a Masterpiece* By Loredana Loy Based on the book with the same title by Richard Adams, The Plague Dogs (1982) is a one of a kind movie. Snitter and…

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The Plague Dogs. Dir. Martin Rosen. United Artists. 1982.

The Plague Dogs. Dir. Martin Rosen. United Artists. 1982. 150 150 Lucy Amos

Based on Richard Adams’ 1977 novel of the same name, The Plague Dogs[1] follows the story of Rowf and Snitter, who escape from an animal research centre after Rowf’s cage is left…

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Blade Runner. Dir. Ridley Scott. Warner Bros. 1982.

Blade Runner. Dir. Ridley Scott. Warner Bros. 1982. 150 150 Sam Walker

Dystopian L.A. 2019 Blade Runner (1982) takes place in a futuristic and dystopian Los Angeles. Heavy industrialisation has caused great damage to Earth’s atmosphere and ecosystem, wiping out most of the…

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