Year: 1989

Turner and Hooch. Dir. Roger Spottiswoode. Touchstone Pictures. 1989.

Turner and Hooch. Dir. Roger Spottiswoode. Touchstone Pictures. 1989. 150 150 Robyn Brennan

Charles Darwin once stated ‘It is scarcely possible to doubt that the love of man has become instinctive in the dog’. [1] In the case of Turner and Hooch (1989),…

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Pet Sematary. Dir. Mary Lambert. Paramount Pictures. 1989.

Pet Sematary. Dir. Mary Lambert. Paramount Pictures. 1989. 150 150 Adam Shepherd

Mary Lambert’s 1989 adaptation of Stephen King’s Pet Sematary is a horror film that supplants the blood-thirsty killer with a household pet – one which becomes increasingly unfamiliar as the…

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Kiki’s Delivery Service. Dir. Hayao Miyazaki. Studio Ghibli. 1989.

Kiki’s Delivery Service. Dir. Hayao Miyazaki. Studio Ghibli. 1989. 150 150 Dora Mckay

https://youtu.be/4bG17OYs-GA In Kiki’s Delivery Service one of the representations of animals is Kiki’s cat and familiar, Jiji. A familiar is a supernatural entity that can aid a witch with her magic, often…

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The Little Mermaid. Dir. John Musker and Ron Clements. Buena Vista Pictures. 1989.

The Little Mermaid. Dir. John Musker and Ron Clements. Buena Vista Pictures. 1989. 150 150 Jenny Marshall

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ai1RlvqicrU&feature=emb_title Ariel, a headstrong 16-year-old mermaid, has dreams of living as a human on land, despite her father, King Triton’s, constant reprimands regarding her desire for human/animal (mermaid) interaction. With…

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The Little Mermaid. Dir. John Musker and Ron Clements. Buena Vista Pictures. 1989.

The Little Mermaid. Dir. John Musker and Ron Clements. Buena Vista Pictures. 1989. 150 150 Jenny Marshall

Human ignorance towards carnivorous eating behaviours are challenged in the ‘Les Poissons’ scene of The Little Mermaid, where a flamboyant chef sings about cooking fish as he prepares them. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iq-UaXQ1c1M&feature=emb_title One…

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