Childrens

Kung Fu Panda. Dir. John Wayne Stevenson and Mark Osborne. Paramount Pictures. 2008.

Kung Fu Panda. Dir. John Wayne Stevenson and Mark Osborne. Paramount Pictures. 2008. 150 150 Alice Higgs

Kung Fu Panda (2008) is a CGI animated family film directed by John Wayne Stevenson and Mark Osborne. Set in a fictional village in ancient China, Shifu the red panda and…

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Spirited Away. Dir. Hayao Miyazaki. Studio Ghibli. 2001.

Spirited Away. Dir. Hayao Miyazaki. Studio Ghibli. 2001. 150 150 Natalie Smyth

Human and Animal Transformation in Spirited Away When ten year old Chihiro finds herself alone and her parents turned into pigs in the dazzlingly beautiful but dangerous world of the gods…

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Madagascar. Dir. Eric Darnell and Tom McGrath. DreamWorks. 2005.

Madagascar. Dir. Eric Darnell and Tom McGrath. DreamWorks. 2005. 150 150 Madeleine Bruce

Synopsis Opening in Central Park Zoo, Madagascar follows the lives of Alex the lion, Marty the zebra, Melman the giraffe and Gloria the hippopotamus. The film explores the ideas which…

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Doctor Dolittle. Dir. Richard Fleischer. 20th-Century Fox. 1967.

Doctor Dolittle. Dir. Richard Fleischer. 20th-Century Fox. 1967. 150 150 Bethan Davies

The genesis for Richard Fleischer’s 1967 film Doctor Dolittle came from Hugh Lofting’s successful chain of children’s books first published in 1920, and focuses on the character of a veterinarian named John…

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Doctor Dolittle. Dir. Betty Thomas. 20th-Century Fox. 1998.

Doctor Dolittle. Dir. Betty Thomas. 20th-Century Fox. 1998. 150 150 Laura Shutkever

Representation of animals in Betty Thomas’s Doctor Dolittle The animal presence in Doctor Dolittle (1998) is extremely intriguing, using impressive CGI and a vast spectrum of species to depict a…

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Lady and The Tramp. Dir. Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske. Walt Disney. 1955.

Lady and The Tramp. Dir. Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske. Walt Disney. 1955. 150 150 Lucy Sonner

Disney’s 1955 film Lady and the Tramp follows its two title characters, a pampered American Cocker Spaniel named Lady and a stray mongrel referred to by the dogs about town as ‘the…

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Princess Mononoke. Dir. Hayao Miyazaki. Studio Ghibli. 1997.

Princess Mononoke. Dir. Hayao Miyazaki. Studio Ghibli. 1997. 150 150 Christine Nguyen

Princess Mononoke (Mononoke-hime) is a Studio Ghibli film, written and directed by co-founder Hayao Miyazaki in 1997. The film takes place in the Muromachi period of Ancient Japan and follows protagonist…

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Brave. Dir. Mark Andrews, Brenda Chapman, and Steve Purcell. Disney-Pixar. 2012.

Brave. Dir. Mark Andrews, Brenda Chapman, and Steve Purcell. Disney-Pixar. 2012. 150 150 Michael Sherbert

The Disney-Pixar film, Brave (2012), directed by Mark Andrews, Brenda Chapman, and Steve Purcell, is a computer-animated film set in Medieval Scotland featuring Merida, a skilled archer and princess, who is determined…

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