Drama

The Unloved. Dir. Samantha Morton. ICA Films. 2009.

The Unloved. Dir. Samantha Morton. ICA Films. 2009. 150 150 Katie Goody

The Unloved, Samantha Morton’s semi-autobiographical debut film focuses on Lucy (Molly Windsor), an eleven-year-old girl from a broken home who is violently abused by her father at the beginning of…

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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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All The Little Animals. Dir. Jeremy Thomas. Lionsgate. 1999.

All The Little Animals. Dir. Jeremy Thomas. Lionsgate. 1999. 150 150 Catherine Levi

Bobby Platt is twenty-four  with learning difficulties  due to a car accident from his childhood  which he refers to as “the most important  thing about me”. Bobby’s stepfather, “The Fat”…

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Hachi: A Dog’s Tale. Dir. Lasse Hallström. Stage 6. 2009.

Hachi: A Dog’s Tale. Dir. Lasse Hallström. Stage 6. 2009. 150 150 Kim Appleton

As the tale goes Akitas are one of the most loyal and loving breeds of dog in the world. You do not choose an Akita an Akita must choose you.…

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The Beach. Dir. Danny Boyle. 20th Century Fox. 2000.

The Beach. Dir. Danny Boyle. 20th Century Fox. 2000. 150 150 Cassice Last

In Danny Boyle’s adaptation of Alex Garland’s adventure novel ‘The Beach’ Richard (a young Leonardo DiCaprio) who, dissatisfied with western attitudes, visits Bangkok to seek an exotic new perspective. He learns of…

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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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War Horse. Dir. Steven Spielberg. DreamWorks. 2011.

War Horse. Dir. Steven Spielberg. DreamWorks. 2011. 150 150 Emma Lewis

Steven Spielberg’s War Horse (2011) tells the story of teenager Albert Narracott and his horse Joey, tracing their journey from rural Devonshire farm to the Western Front. Joey is the…

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