Childrens

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe . Dir. Andrew Adamson. Buena Vista Pictures. 2005.

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe . Dir. Andrew Adamson. Buena Vista Pictures. 2005. 150 150 Shadia El-Mokdad

In an old house in the midst of the Second World War, entry to the magical world of Narnia is discovered hidden away in a dusty wardrobe behind even dustier…

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Watership Down. Dir. Martin Rosen. Cinema International Corporation. 1978.

Watership Down. Dir. Martin Rosen. Cinema International Corporation. 1978. 150 150 Emily Flint

Above left: Film Poster             Richard Adams reading Watership Down in 2008 Far from the fluffy, cotton-tailed animals we think rabbits to be, Watership Down (dir. Martin Rosen, 1978) depicts…

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Robin Hood. Dir. Wolfgang Reitherman. Walt Disney Productions. 1973.

Robin Hood. Dir. Wolfgang Reitherman. Walt Disney Productions. 1973. 150 150 George Michell

Robin Hood, dir. Wolfgang Reitherman (Walt Disney Productions, 1973) Here is the trailer for the ‘foxy’ Robin Hood:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=awONp__GGvU This Disney animation of the legend of Robin Hood focuses on the adventures of…

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Homeward Bound . Dir. Duwayne Dunham. Disney. 1993.

Homeward Bound . Dir. Duwayne Dunham. Disney. 1993. 150 150 Natalie Harris

In our society and culture, there are many things that affect the relationships and views we have between ourselves and non-human animals; one major aspect being films that focus on…

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The Great Mouse Detective. Dir. Ron Clements, Burny Mattison, David Michener, and John Musker. Walt Disney. 1986.

The Great Mouse Detective. Dir. Ron Clements, Burny Mattison, David Michener, and John Musker. Walt Disney. 1986. 150 150 Aaron Kreuter

In the world of the animated feature film The Great Mouse Detective (Clements, Mattison, Michener, and Musker, 1986), Victorian-era London contains a society of talking mice that mirrors the city’s human occupants.…

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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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Ratatouille. Dir. Brad Bird, Jan Pinkava. Disney Pixar. 2007.

Ratatouille. Dir. Brad Bird, Jan Pinkava. Disney Pixar. 2007. 150 150 Catherine Berry

When Remy the rat (Patton Oswalt) discovers his heightened sense of taste and smell, he develops a passion for cooking: sneaking into a human kitchen and watching cookery programmes. However,…

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Black Beauty. Dir. Carol Thompson. Warner Bros. 1994.

Black Beauty. Dir. Carol Thompson. Warner Bros. 1994. 150 150 Cathy Sables

Good Places, Make Good Horses Black Beauty (1994), directed by Carol Thompson is a film adaption of the 1877 Anna Sewell children’s novel of the same name. The film follows…

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The Aristocats. Dir. Wolfgang Reitherman.. Disney. 1970.

The Aristocats. Dir. Wolfgang Reitherman.. Disney. 1970. 150 150 Lily Capewell

Disney’s The Aristocats[1] follows a family of pet cats who are stolen from the house of Madame Bonfamille, a Parisian aristocrat, when her butler, Edgar, discovers that they will inherit the estate…

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Dumbo. Dir. Sam Armstrong, Norman Ferguson, Wilfred Jackson, Jack Kinney, Bill Roberts and Ben Sharpsteen. Disney. 1941.

Dumbo. Dir. Sam Armstrong, Norman Ferguson, Wilfred Jackson, Jack Kinney, Bill Roberts and Ben Sharpsteen. Disney. 1941. 150 150 Akina Taniguchi

Walt Disney’s classic animation Dumbo (1941) was successfully released in order to uplift the war time atmosphere.  A collaboration of directors worked together in order to make the film such as: Sam…

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