Year: 2009

Fantastic Mr. Fox. Dir. Wes Anderson. 20th Century Fox . 2009.

Fantastic Mr. Fox. Dir. Wes Anderson. 20th Century Fox . 2009. 150 150 Jack Collier

2009 saw Wes Anderson turn his unique eye for detail and style to stop motion animation, with his adaptation of Roald Dahl’s Fantastic Mr. Fox. The film has a distinct…

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The Unloved. Dir. Samantha Morton. ICA Films. 2009.

The Unloved. Dir. Samantha Morton. ICA Films. 2009. 150 150 Katie Goody

The Unloved, Samantha Morton’s semi-autobiographical debut film focuses on Lucy (Molly Windsor), an eleven-year-old girl from a broken home who is violently abused by her father at the beginning of…

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Up. Dir. Peter Docter. Disney Pixar. 2009.

Up. Dir. Peter Docter. Disney Pixar. 2009. 150 150 Helena Quarmby

Pixar’s 2009 film Up tells the astonishing tale of Carl, a 78 year old who wishes to fulfil his and his late wife’s dream of reaching Paradise Falls in South…

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Hachi: A Dog’s Tale. Dir. Lasse Hallström. Stage 6. 2009.

Hachi: A Dog’s Tale. Dir. Lasse Hallström. Stage 6. 2009. 150 150 Kim Appleton

As the tale goes Akitas are one of the most loyal and loving breeds of dog in the world. You do not choose an Akita an Akita must choose you.…

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Fish Tank. Dir. Andrea Arnold. BBC Films. 2009.

Fish Tank. Dir. Andrea Arnold. BBC Films. 2009. 150 150 Jessica Hannington

Fish Tank. Dir. Andrea Arnold. BBC Films. 2009. Jessica Hannington Andrea Arnold’s British drama Fish Tank centres on a fifteen year old tearaway, Mia (Katie Jarvis), whose volatile and distant nature promises to…

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Where the Wild Things Are. Dir. Spike Jonze. Warner Bros. 2009.

Where the Wild Things Are. Dir. Spike Jonze. Warner Bros. 2009. 150 150 Ellen Jurczak

In Spike Jonze’s 2009 film Where the Wild Things Are, wildness reigns. Max, a ‘wild’ young boy with an active imagination, is able to connect with his dog but has…

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