Dragons

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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D-War : Dragon Wars. Dir. Hyung-rae Shim. Freestyle Releasing, Showbox. 2007.

D-War : Dragon Wars. Dir. Hyung-rae Shim. Freestyle Releasing, Showbox. 2007. 150 150 Yelin Jang

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MAwm-dRRv6M&feature=emb_logo The movie, D-War : Dragon Wars, begins with introducing the Korean legend of the ascension of Imoogi, a gigantic pre-dragon stage serpent. Every 500 years, one good Imoogi was rewarded…

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Dir. David Yates. Warner Bros. Pictures. 2016.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Dir. David Yates. Warner Bros. Pictures. 2016. 150 150 Imogen Hooper

Courage, nerve, chivalry, the makings of a true her- oh? This story is about a Hufflepuff? Newt Scamander (played by Eddie Redmayne) is not from Gryffindor, he bears no lightning…

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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. Dir. Mike Newell. Warner Bros. 2005.

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. Dir. Mike Newell. Warner Bros. 2005. 150 150 Kate Brearton

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H4eWwLHAORg&ab_channel=CinemaMoments In Mike Newell’s ‘Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire’, dragons are portrayed as symbols of the overriding danger that follows Harry throughout the film. This is made particularly apparent…

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Mulan. Dir. Tony Bancroft and Barry Cook. Buena Vista Pictures. 1998.

Mulan. Dir. Tony Bancroft and Barry Cook. Buena Vista Pictures. 1998. 150 150 Lucy-Katy Moores

Disney’s Mulan (1998) takes on a Chinese folktale of a woman who takes the place of her father in the fight against the Huns who have recently invaded China. The…

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Shrek 2. Dir. Andrew Adamson, Kelly Asbury, and Conrad Vernon. DreamWorks. 2004.

Shrek 2. Dir. Andrew Adamson, Kelly Asbury, and Conrad Vernon. DreamWorks. 2004. 150 150 Dora Mckay

The second film in the Shrek franchise, Shrek 2 focuses on a pair of ogres, Shrek and Fiona, and their life as newlyweds: it’s time to meet the in-laws. Fiona’s human parents,…

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Aladdin. Dir. Ron Clements and John Musker. Disney Studios. 1992.

Aladdin. Dir. Ron Clements and John Musker. Disney Studios. 1992. 150 150 Anna Davies

Ron Clements’ and John Muskers’, Aladdin (1992) [1]  follows the life of a poor street dweller and his sidekick monkey, Abu in the fictional city of Agrabah. After being coerced into…

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Scott Pilgrim vs The World. Dir. Edgar Wright. Universal. 2010.

Scott Pilgrim vs The World. Dir. Edgar Wright. Universal. 2010. 150 150 Joseph Mackay

Joseph MackayMonday 16 January 2017 Scott Pilgrim vs The World, a film based on Bryan Lee O’ Malley’s six graphic novel series of the same name, is about the titular…

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How to Train Your Dragon 2. Dir. Dean DeBlois. 20th Century Fox. 2014.

How to Train Your Dragon 2. Dir. Dean DeBlois. 20th Century Fox. 2014. 150 150 Rebekah Green

Five years after Hiccup successfully ended the war between humans and dragons, he faces many new conflicts. He and his village of both species are living happily until they learn that…

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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 Laura Reusswig

Dreamworks’s 2010 film How to Train Your Dragon tells the story of Hiccup, a Viking whose village is regularly attacked by dragons. Due to his physical weakness and lack of fighting skills…

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