Year: 2006

Children of Men. Dir. Alfonso Cuarón. Universal Pictures. 2006.

Children of Men. Dir. Alfonso Cuarón. Universal Pictures. 2006. 150 150 Archie Booth

Children of Men is a 2006 film directed by Alfonso Cuarón set in Britain in which the people have become infertile. This infertility has caused the collapse of most countries apart…

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Barnyard. Dir. Steve Oedekerk. Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon Movies. 2006.

Barnyard. Dir. Steve Oedekerk. Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon Movies. 2006. 150 150 Anna Nawroozi

Steve Oedekerk’s Barnyard uses witty puns and gags in order to satirise the idea of the animal as a fixed definition, in that an animal can never truly be anything…

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The Wild. Dir. Steve ‘Spaz’ Williams. Buena Vista Pictures. 2006.

The Wild. Dir. Steve ‘Spaz’ Williams. Buena Vista Pictures. 2006. 150 150 Alison Madin

The Wild YouTube video of the film’s theatrical trailer: <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zE3mEgqqlCM> ‘Start spreading the newspaper.’ Disney’s 2006 animation, The Wild, by first-time director and ex-special effects artist Steve ‘Spaz’ Williams, is a family…

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The Wild. Dir. Steve ‘Spaz’ Williams. Buena Vista Pictures. 2006.

The Wild. Dir. Steve ‘Spaz’ Williams. Buena Vista Pictures. 2006. 150 150 Alison Madin

ZooScope ZOOM: The Wild  Above: ‘This isn’t Happiness’ – 07/04/2014 front cover illustration of The New Yorker by Peter DeSeve shows a vegetarian lion eating salad whilst looking distractedly at a…

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Over the Hedge. Dir. Tim Johnson and Karey Kirkpatrick. DreamWorks. 2006.

Over the Hedge. Dir. Tim Johnson and Karey Kirkpatrick. DreamWorks. 2006. 150 150 Emma Bragg

After Verne, an anxious turtle, breaks through the boundary of the manicured hedge he enters a pristine garden on the periphery of a middle class suburbia. A far cry from…

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Flushed Away. Dir. David Bowers and Sam Fell. Paramount Pictures. 2006.

Flushed Away. Dir. David Bowers and Sam Fell. Paramount Pictures. 2006. 150 150 Barney Waller

Within Flushed Away, the scene of Roddy meeting Sid for the first time utilises their anthropomorphism to project, not only social class, but bullying societal pressures and to scrutinize those who do…

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Charlotte’s Web. Dir. Gary Winick. Paramount Pictures. 2006.

Charlotte’s Web. Dir. Gary Winick. Paramount Pictures. 2006. 150 150 Sian Oliver-Waters

Based on the classic children’s story by E. B. White, Charlotte’s Web (2006) follows the journey of a runty piglet, Wilbur (Dominic Scott Kay), saved by the farmer’s daughter Fern (Dakota…

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Happy Feet. Dir. George Miller. Warner Bros. Pictures. 2006.

Happy Feet. Dir. George Miller. Warner Bros. Pictures. 2006. 150 150 Laura Lee

The Warner Bros. Pictures (2006) film Happy Feet tells the heart-warming tale of Mumble (Elijah Wood), a dancing emperor penguin who is a little different from the rest of his kind.[1] Mumble becomes…

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Flicka. Dir. Michael Mayer. 20th Century Fox. 2006.

Flicka. Dir. Michael Mayer. 20th Century Fox. 2006. 150 150 Melanie

Flicka is a film partially based on the novel My Friend Flicka by Mary O’Hara written in the 1940’s. This movie however, is set in the 21st century and the…

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Happy Feet. Dir. George Miller. Warner Bros. Pictures. 2006.

Happy Feet. Dir. George Miller. Warner Bros. Pictures. 2006. 150 150 Sian Oliver-Waters

Happy Feet (Dir. George Miller, 2006) is a film normally associated with the representation of environmental issues, encouraging environmental awareness and consciousness of the animals worldwide affected by human actions. It…

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