Animation

The Good Dinosaur. Dir. Peter Sohn. Disney Pixar. 2015.

The Good Dinosaur. Dir. Peter Sohn. Disney Pixar. 2015. 150 150 Lucinda Fox

Ever wondered what life would be like if dinosaurs never became extinct? Well, you’ll never have to wonder again thanks to The Good Dinosaur. In this alternate world human-animal relationships…

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The Prince of Egypt. Dir. Brenda Chapman, Simon Wells, Steve Hickner. DreamWorks Pictures. 1998.

The Prince of Egypt. Dir. Brenda Chapman, Simon Wells, Steve Hickner. DreamWorks Pictures. 1998. 150 150 Robyn Brennan

Following the life of Moses, The Prince of Egypt tells an adaption of the story of the Book of Exodus. In the opening scene of this animated musical, the audience…

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The Mask. Dir. Charles Russell. New Line Cinema. 1994.

The Mask. Dir. Charles Russell. New Line Cinema. 1994. 150 150 Lauren Hurt

https://youtu.be/CnBLiLjBtV4 Scene in The Mask in which Milo comes to rescue Stanley from jail. This scene in the film The Mask shows the protagonist Stanley in prison after being caught…

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A Whisker Away. Dir. Junichi Sato & Tomotaka Shibayama. Studio Colorido, Netflix. 2020.

A Whisker Away. Dir. Junichi Sato & Tomotaka Shibayama. Studio Colorido, Netflix. 2020. 150 150 Maria Stoll

In their 2020 film A Whisker Away, Junichi Sato and Tomotaka Shibayama explore the story of 14-year-old Miyo Sasaki, who transforms into a cat with the help of a Noh…

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How to Train Your Dragon. Dir. Dean DeBlois, Chris Sanders. Paramount Pictures. 2010.

How to Train Your Dragon. Dir. Dean DeBlois, Chris Sanders. Paramount Pictures. 2010. 150 150 Sophie Tsang

Despite the movie’s title, How to Train Your Dragon does not present ‘trained’ dragons. The title insinuates the shift from foe to friend is a means of ‘training’ a dragon,…

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A Whisker Away. Dir. Junichi Sato & Tomotaka Shibayama. Studio Colorido, Netflix. 2020.

A Whisker Away. Dir. Junichi Sato & Tomotaka Shibayama. Studio Colorido, Netflix. 2020. 150 150 Maria Stoll

In A Whisker Away, the 14-year-old Miyo Sasaki takes extreme measures in order to be close to her school crush Kento Hinode, even accepting a cat mask from a dubious…

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The Fox and the Hound. Dir Ted Berman, Richard Rich and Art Stevens. Walt Disney Productions. 1981.

The Fox and the Hound. Dir Ted Berman, Richard Rich and Art Stevens. Walt Disney Productions. 1981. 150 150 Jessica Stevens

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XFwPyqQy9K0 Figure 1: The Fox and the Hound trailer The Fox and the Hound (1981) revolves around an orphaned red fox named Tod (Mickey Rooney) who befriends a young hound…

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Babar, King of the Elephants. Dir. Raymond Jafelice, Alliance Communications. 1999.

Babar, King of the Elephants. Dir. Raymond Jafelice, Alliance Communications. 1999. 150 150 Daniel Tesdale

Babar: King of the Elephants (1999) is an animated film adaptation of Jean de Brunhoff’s popular children’s books. Written and directed by Raymond Jafelice the story tells the tale of…

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Ernest and Celestine. Dir. Benjamin Renner. StudioCanal. 2012

Ernest and Celestine. Dir. Benjamin Renner. StudioCanal. 2012 150 150 Maya Thomas

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UJ1rmOYLr2U [1] Ernest and Celestine[2] (2012) is a French animated film that presents the unorthodox relationship between a bear and a mouse. Introduced as a struggling musician, Ernest is starving and on…

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The Secret of NIMH. Dir. Don Bluth. MGM/UA Entertainment Company. 1982.

The Secret of NIMH. Dir. Don Bluth. MGM/UA Entertainment Company. 1982. 150 150 Hannah Whelan

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WLE65PZ30tM “We can no longer live as rats. We know too much.” The Secret of NIMH is remembered by many as a dark, creepy, and disturbing film, with retrospectives published…

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