Year: 2007

Ratatouille. Dir. Brad Bird. Buena Vista Pictures. 2007.

Ratatouille. Dir. Brad Bird. Buena Vista Pictures. 2007. 150 150 Joseph Nixon

Brad Bird’s 2007 computer-animated film Ratatouille uses its mode as animation to estab­lish an alternate logic to the real world, enabling communication between humans and animals. The turning point that establishes this…

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Ratatouille. Dir. Brad Bird. Buena Vista. 2007.

Ratatouille. Dir. Brad Bird. Buena Vista. 2007. 150 150 Anna Davies

In a world where humans are relentlessly attempting to control and train animals, it is intriguing to see this portrayed in reverse in Brad Bird’s, Ratatouille.[1] Remy the rat is depicted as…

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Ratatouille . Dir. Brad Bird and Jan Pinkava . Walt Disney Pictures. 2007.

Ratatouille . Dir. Brad Bird and Jan Pinkava . Walt Disney Pictures. 2007. 150 150 Laura Bell

The final shot of Ratatouille, the image of a rat in the restaurant sign, symbolises the fantasy of the rat and human worlds crossing, and the idealisation of a rat chef…

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Ratatouille. Dir. Brad Bird. Buena Vista Pictures Distribution. 2007.

Ratatouille. Dir. Brad Bird. Buena Vista Pictures Distribution. 2007. 150 150 Sarah Brecknell

Brad Bird’s Ratatouille is a film in which the human community collides with that of the rats, through Remy the rat’s aspiration to be a cook for humans despite his status as…

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Ratatouille. Dir. Brad Bird. Buena Vista Pictures. 2007.

Ratatouille. Dir. Brad Bird. Buena Vista Pictures. 2007. 150 150 Jenny Marshall

In the Ratatouille scene where Remy and Emile enter an old woman’s house, questions of animal invasion into human spaces are raised. The woman’s reaction is to kill the trespassing rats; a…

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Ratatouille. Dir. Brad Bird . Walt Disney Pictures . 2007.

Ratatouille. Dir. Brad Bird . Walt Disney Pictures . 2007. 150 150 Rachel Buttery

Ratatouille’s exploration of human cruelty towards rats is encapsulated in the scene where an old lady discovers that her home is infested by rats.   The old lady is introduced…

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Ratatouille. Dir. Brad Bird . Walt Disney Pictures . 2007.

Ratatouille. Dir. Brad Bird . Walt Disney Pictures . 2007. 150 150 Rachel Buttery

Ratatouille’s exploration of human cruelty towards rats is encapsulated in the scene where an old lady discovers that her home is infested by rats.   The old lady is introduced…

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Ratatouille. Dir. Brad Bird and Jan Pinkava. Buena Vista Pictures Distribution. 2007.

Ratatouille. Dir. Brad Bird and Jan Pinkava. Buena Vista Pictures Distribution. 2007. 150 150 Laura Lee

Brad Bird and Jan Pinkava’s 2007 animated family film Ratatouille follows the journey of a rat named Remy who has a dream of becoming a chef.[1] Like most family films, Ratatouille has an…

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Shooter. Dir. Antoine Fuqua. Paramount Pictures. 2007.

Shooter. Dir. Antoine Fuqua. Paramount Pictures. 2007. 150 150 Laura Reusswig

Shooter The animal presence in the film Shooter in form of the main character’s dog Sam plays into the theme of friendship and loyalty that is present throughout the whole film. The…

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Hot Fuzz. Dir. Edgar Wright . Universal Pictures/Rouge Pictures. 2007.

Hot Fuzz. Dir. Edgar Wright . Universal Pictures/Rouge Pictures. 2007. 150 150 Harriet Fielding

Hot Fuzz is an action comedy which follows PC Nicholas Angel’s transfer from the London Metropolitan Police to rural Sandford, where he discovers a string of murders have been committed.…

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