Dogs

It: Chapter Two. Dir. Andy Muschietti. Warner Brothers. 2019

It: Chapter Two. Dir. Andy Muschietti. Warner Brothers. 2019 150 150 Chloe Goodwin

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mpmLnHjI0BM&t=28s The scene in which Richie and Eddie open doors in the Well House and find the Pomeranian dog Following this scene, we see the characters of Richie (Bill Hader)…

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A Street Cat Named Bob. Dir. Roger Spottiswoode. Sony Pictures Releasing. 2016.

A Street Cat Named Bob. Dir. Roger Spottiswoode. Sony Pictures Releasing. 2016. 150 150 Molly Wareing

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s13Fnj8LzD8&t=3s Fig.0.1. Trailer for a Street Cat Named Bob [1]A Street Cat Named Bob is a 2016 biographical drama directed by Roger Spottiswoode. The film is based on an memoir…

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Cujo. Dir. Lewis Teague, Warner Bros. pictures. 1983.

Cujo. Dir. Lewis Teague, Warner Bros. pictures. 1983. 150 150 Daniel Tesdale

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v0k21yeVMbM St. Bernards. Aren’t they adorable? Slobbering bundles of joy that get up to all sorts of mischief. This loveable breed of dog has certainly enjoyed its share of the…

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Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. Dir. Quentin Tarantino. Columbia Pictures. 2019

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. Dir. Quentin Tarantino. Columbia Pictures. 2019 150 150 Adam Shepherd

Fig. 1 Credit Sequence – screen capture. Quentin Tarantino’s ninth feature film is wistfully reminiscent of a bygone era, a self-reflexive artefact devoted to the zeitgeist of the closing chapter…

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A Dog’s Journey. Dir. Gail Mancuso. Universal Pictures. 2019.

A Dog’s Journey. Dir. Gail Mancuso. Universal Pictures. 2019. 150 150 Andrea Dauden

They say that dogs are man’s best friend, but what if that best friend who with you from birth stayed longer than a lifetime? Two years after A Dog’s Purpose…

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American Honey. Dir. Andrea Arnold. British Film Institute. 2016.

American Honey. Dir. Andrea Arnold. British Film Institute. 2016. 150 150 Ellie Parkinson

Figure 1: Film poster Prior to American Honey, Arnold’s filmography was distinctly British, primarily focused upon the harsh reality of poverty in Britain. However, American Honey deviates from this pattern,…

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Waltz with Bashir. Dir. Ari Folman, Sony Pictures Classics. 2008.

Waltz with Bashir. Dir. Ari Folman, Sony Pictures Classics. 2008. 150 150 Lisa Leak

Anonymous soldier: What to do? What to do? Why don’t you tell us what to do? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eX9HdTr0OEY Ari Folman: Shoot. Anonymous soldier: On who? Ari Folman: How should I know…

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The Thing. Dir. John Carpenter. Universal Pictures. 1982.

The Thing. Dir. John Carpenter. Universal Pictures. 1982. 150 150 Rae Ellis

Figure 2Figure 1 The Thing (John Carpenter, 1982) uses dogs as an emotional catalyst to evoke a heightened sympathetic response from its audience. The alien organism – adopting the exterior…

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American Honey. Dir. Andrea Arnold. 2016.

American Honey. Dir. Andrea Arnold. 2016. 150 150 Ellie Parkinson

Andrea Arnold’s films are renowned for their nuanced focus upon human behaviour. However, as Michael Lawrence recognises in his analysis of her 2011 adaptation of Wuthering Heights, Arnold ‘privileges the…

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Coraline. Dir. Henry Selick. Focus Features. 2009.

Coraline. Dir. Henry Selick. Focus Features. 2009. 150 150 Andrea Dauden

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ItlsPgjGFRg Coraline is a stop-motion animated movie, based on Neil Geiman’s novel with the same title, featuring mice, rats, insects, dogs and a cat. Of all these animals, the nameless…

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