Year: 2011

Seven Psychopaths. Dir. Martin McDonaugh. CBS Films. 2011.

Seven Psychopaths. Dir. Martin McDonaugh. CBS Films. 2011. 150 150 Callum Howkins

Callum HowkinsMonday 16 January 2017 At the core of its various subplots, Seven Psychopaths revolves around a situation in which a trio of criminals steal dogs in order to claim the reward…

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Hanna. Dir. Joe Wright. Focus Features. 2011.

Hanna. Dir. Joe Wright. Focus Features. 2011. 150 150 Emma Long

Hanna (Joe Wright, 2011) combines quick-fire action scenes with intricately beautiful cinematography to create a dark, modern fairytale full of suspense and wicked delight. Raised in the snow-covered forests of…

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Water for Elephants. Dir. Francis Lawrence. 20th Century Fox. 2011.

Water for Elephants. Dir. Francis Lawrence. 20th Century Fox. 2011. 150 150 Sian Oliver-Waters

Water for Elephants (Dir. Francis Lawrence, 2011), based on the novel of the same name, is a story about a young man Jacob (Robert Pattinson) who joins a travelling circus and…

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Samsara. Dir. Ron Fricke. Oscilloscope Laboratories. 2011.

Samsara. Dir. Ron Fricke. Oscilloscope Laboratories. 2011. 150 150 Isaac Whiting

Samsara (2011) is a non-narrative documentary directed by Ron Fricke.[1] “Samsara” is a Sanskrit word for the cycle of birth, life and death. Through this theme, the film aims to ‘illuminate the…

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The Artist. Dir. Michel Hazanavicius. Warner Brothers. 2011.

The Artist. Dir. Michel Hazanavicius. Warner Brothers. 2011. 150 150 Caragh Hargreaves

Jean Dujardin as George Valentin, Bérénice Bejo as Peppy Miller and Uggie the dog in The Artist The Artist (2011) is a remarkable modern day silent film that explores the transformation of…

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The Whale. Dir. Suzanne Chisholm, Michael Parfit. Kinosmith & Paladin. 2011.

The Whale. Dir. Suzanne Chisholm, Michael Parfit. Kinosmith & Paladin. 2011. 150 150 Lindsey Perlman

The 2011 documentary The Whale confronts the moral and ethical struggle within intense human-animal interactions. While the film can be perceived as a cautionary tale about human interference in nature,…

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We Bought a Zoo. Dir. Cameron Crowe. 20th Century Fox. 2011.

We Bought a Zoo. Dir. Cameron Crowe. 20th Century Fox. 2011. 150 150 Jessica Walton

We Bought a Zoo is a film loosely based on a memoir of the same name by Benjamin Mee which describes his purchase and restoration of the failing Dartmoor Wildlife…

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Dolphin Tale. Dir. Charles Martin Smith. Alcon Entertainment. 2011.

Dolphin Tale. Dir. Charles Martin Smith. Alcon Entertainment. 2011. 150 150 Lauren Duffin

Dolphin Tale begins with a view of the underwater world, showcasing the inquisitive nature of dolphins to their surroundings. Dolphin Tale is based on the remarkable true story of a Bottlenose Dolphin…

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The Future. Dir. Miranda July. Roadside Attractions. 2011.

The Future. Dir. Miranda July. Roadside Attractions. 2011. 150 150 Lucy Amos

The scene begins with Paw-Paw the cat waiting to be picked up from the adoption centre, asking: “How long is 30 days?” It is not clear who this question is…

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