Year: 2005

Corpse Bride. Tim Burton. Warner Brothers. 2005.

Corpse Bride. Tim Burton. Warner Brothers. 2005. 2048 1105 Lili Cave

‘In the act of othering, what is projected onto the other is all that must be refused in constructing the identity of the self’[1]. Consequently, establishing a human/animal binary often…

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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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King Kong. Dir. Peter Jackson. Universal Pictures. 2005.

King Kong. Dir. Peter Jackson. Universal Pictures. 2005. 150 150 Ethan Clawson

King Kong is the modern remake of the 1933 classic, which follows Carl Denham (Jack Black) in his attempts to film a movie by coercing his cast and crew into following…

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Grizzly Man. Dir. Werner Herzog. Lions Gate Films. 2005.

Grizzly Man. Dir. Werner Herzog. Lions Gate Films. 2005. 150 150 Samuel Ross

A fascinating aspect about Werner Herzog’s exploration of the life of Timothy Treadwell and his relationships with the wild grizzly bears of Alaska is his investigation of the way Treadwell…

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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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King Kong. Dir. Peter Jackson. Universal Pictures. 2005.

King Kong. Dir. Peter Jackson. Universal Pictures. 2005. 150 150 Ethan Clawson

King Kong (2003) is a remake of a 1933 film of the same name where a giant prehistoric gorilla is taken from its native island in captivity to New York…

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The Squid and the Whale. Dir. Noah Baumbach. Sony Pictures, Samuel Goldwyn Films, Destination Films. 2005.

The Squid and the Whale. Dir. Noah Baumbach. Sony Pictures, Samuel Goldwyn Films, Destination Films. 2005. 150 150 Joshua Pickup

  The Squid and the Whale is a film all about conflict. It tracks the divorce of a couple of New York intellectuals and the effect it has on their…

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Racing Stripes. Dir. Frederik Du Chau. Warner Bros. 2005.

Racing Stripes. Dir. Frederik Du Chau. Warner Bros. 2005. 150 150 Sophie Lidyard

Racing stripes (Frederik Du Chau 2005) is an American sports comedy which centres on the glamourous and wealthy sport of horseracing in Kentucky. However the film does this through a comedic…

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Duma. Dir. Caroll Ballard. Warner Bros Pictures. 2005.

Duma. Dir. Caroll Ballard. Warner Bros Pictures. 2005. 150 150 Harriet Brodie

Duma. Dir. Caroll Ballard. Warner Bros. Pictures. 2005. Duma follows the narrative of a young boy named Xan embarking on an epic adventure to release his pet cheetah, Duma, to the…

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Wallace and Gromit in The Curse of the Were-rabbit. Dir. Nick Park. Aardman Animations. 2005.

Wallace and Gromit in The Curse of the Were-rabbit. Dir. Nick Park. Aardman Animations. 2005. 150 150 Eleanor Haigh

Nick Park’s beloved stop motion clay creations have engaged audiences since 1989, with the unexpected friendship becoming British icons. In 2005 Park introduced a full-length feature movie, Wallace and Gromit:…

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