Year: 2001

Legally Blonde. Dir. Robert Luketic. MGM Films. 2001.

Legally Blonde. Dir. Robert Luketic. MGM Films. 2001. 150 150 Lucy Sutherland

Robert Luketic’s 2001 film Legally Blonde follows sorority girl Elle Woods’ journey at Harvard Law School, with her chihuahua, Bruiser. Bruiser is used as a demonstrative device of Elle’s hyper-femininity…

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Jurassic Park III. Dir. Joe Johnston. Universal Pictures. 2001.

Jurassic Park III. Dir. Joe Johnston. Universal Pictures. 2001. 150 150 Lucy Hilton

“This is how you make dinosaurs?”       “No. This is how you play God.” [1] Jurassic Park III revolves around the dinosaurs of the island ‘Isla Sorna’; genetically modified and inevitably abandoned…

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Shrek. Dir. Vicky Jenson and Andrew Adamson. Dreamworks. 2001.

Shrek. Dir. Vicky Jenson and Andrew Adamson. Dreamworks. 2001. 150 150 Bethany Havercroft

Directed by Vicky Jenson and Andrew Adamson Produced by Jeffrey Katzenberg, Aron Warner, and John H. Williams Production Companies were Dreamworks, Dreamworks Animation, and Pacific Data Images _____________________________________________________ While the 2001 film Shrek has a…

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Donnie Darko. Dir. Richard Kelly. Newmarket Films, Pandora Cinema, United Artists. 2001.

Donnie Darko. Dir. Richard Kelly. Newmarket Films, Pandora Cinema, United Artists. 2001. 150 150 Sophie Lott

Set in 1988, Richard Kelly’s popular cult classic Donnie Darko deals with the teenage title character’s battle with diagnosed paranoid schizophrenia, fits of violent behaviour, and cynicism towards established institutions. Unlike other…

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Monsters, Inc. Dir. Pete Docter, David Silverman, Lee Unkrich. Buena Vista Pictures. 2001.

Monsters, Inc. Dir. Pete Docter, David Silverman, Lee Unkrich. Buena Vista Pictures. 2001. 150 150 Emma Long

Lovable monsters like Sully and Mike of Pixar’s Monsters, Inc (Docter, Silverman and Unkrich, 2001) manage to make the monster world not so scary. Despite their initial employment as professional…

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Hannibal. Dir. Ridley Scott. MGM. 2001.

Hannibal. Dir. Ridley Scott. MGM. 2001. 150 150 Helen Greenough

Hannibal the Animal: An Analysis of Animal Presence in Hannibal Fig. 1. Hannibal Lecter. All pictures are taken directly from film unless otherwise stated. The sequel to The Silence of the Lambs,…

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Shrek. Dir. Andrew Adamson & Vicky Jenson. DreamWorks Pictures. 2001.

Shrek. Dir. Andrew Adamson & Vicky Jenson. DreamWorks Pictures. 2001. 150 150 Caragh Hargreaves

Shrek (2001) is a film that invests in the fairytale tropes found in literature to create humour. Characters are typecast and stereotypes are flung at the audience in the beginning scenes…

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Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp’s Adventure. Dir. Darrell Rooney and Jeannine Roussel. Walt Disney. 2001.

Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp’s Adventure. Dir. Darrell Rooney and Jeannine Roussel. Walt Disney. 2001. 150 150 Jazmyn Ireland

In this sequel to Lady and the Tramp, the story of Lady’s and Tramp’s rambunctious young pup, Scamp is followed. Scamp desperately wants to be free to run, play, chew,…

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Spirited Away. Dir. Hayao Miyazaki. Studio Ghibli. 2001.

Spirited Away. Dir. Hayao Miyazaki. Studio Ghibli. 2001. 150 150 Natalie Smyth

Human and Animal Transformation in Spirited Away When ten year old Chihiro finds herself alone and her parents turned into pigs in the dazzlingly beautiful but dangerous world of the gods…

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