HAR: Food

Fantastic Mr. Fox. Dir. Wes Anderson. 20th Century Fox. 2009.

Fantastic Mr. Fox. Dir. Wes Anderson. 20th Century Fox. 2009. 150 150 Madison Yeats

Mr. Fox in Fantastic Mr. Fox is a charismatic selfish father that puts his own wants and needs before his family. The narrative follows Mr. Fox and his many escapades of stealing…

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Povelitel’Mukh / Lord of the Flies. Dir. Vladimir Tyulkin. Kazakhfilm. 1990.

Povelitel’Mukh / Lord of the Flies. Dir. Vladimir Tyulkin. Kazakhfilm. 1990. 150 150 Christian Dymond

Vladimir Tyulkin’s Lord of the Flies (Tyulkin, 1990), shot in Kazakhstan on the eve of the Soviet Union’s fall, discusses imperial, social, and human fragility within the microcosm of ‘Grandpa’ Kirill’s yard.…

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Happy Feet. Dir. George Miller. Warner Bros. Pictures. 2006.

Happy Feet. Dir. George Miller. Warner Bros. Pictures. 2006. 150 150 Laura Lee

The Warner Bros. Pictures (2006) film Happy Feet tells the heart-warming tale of Mumble (Elijah Wood), a dancing emperor penguin who is a little different from the rest of his kind.[1] Mumble becomes…

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Animals: Friend or Food?. Dir. Jason Young . National Film Board of Canada. 2003.

Animals: Friend or Food?. Dir. Jason Young . National Film Board of Canada. 2003. 150 150 Abbie Malley

Animals, a documentary film directed by Jason Young, follows a young couple’s journey through a year-long experiment in raising their own livestock on a farm in Nova Scotia. The re-birth of…

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The Grand Seduction. Dir. Don McKellar. Entertainment One. 2014.

The Grand Seduction. Dir. Don McKellar. Entertainment One. 2014. 150 150 Matthew Pleszkewycz

Don McKellar’s 2013 film The Grand Seduction, delves into the lives of those living in the small fishing town of Tickle Head, Newfoundland. The film follows the life of Murray French,…

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Earthlings. Dir. Shaun Monson. Nation Earth. 2005.

Earthlings. Dir. Shaun Monson. Nation Earth. 2005. 150 150 Christian Tuckell

Fig. 1 The original release poster for Earthlings, the film’s oft repeated challenge to the viewer to ‘make the connection’ features prominently alongside pictures of plants, animals and the evil emperor…

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The Misfits. Dir. Arthur Miller. United Artists. 1961.

The Misfits. Dir. Arthur Miller. United Artists. 1961. 150 150 Christian Tuckell

The Misfits (dir. Arthur Miller, 1961)The final two scenes in The Misfits (dir. Arthur Miller, 1961) epitomise the varied conflicts that underpin the changing zeitgeist narrative of the film.[1] The relationship…

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Happy Feet. Dir. George Miller. Warner Bros. Pictures. 2006.

Happy Feet. Dir. George Miller. Warner Bros. Pictures. 2006. 150 150 Sian Oliver-Waters

Happy Feet (Dir. George Miller, 2006) is a film normally associated with the representation of environmental issues, encouraging environmental awareness and consciousness of the animals worldwide affected by human actions. It…

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The Cove. Dir. Louie Psihoyos. Lionsgate/Roadside Attractions. 2009.

The Cove. Dir. Louie Psihoyos. Lionsgate/Roadside Attractions. 2009. 150 150 Chloe Bolton

Academy Award winning The Cove (2009) is a documentary film that follows a group of activists, led by renowned dolphin trainer Ric O’Barry, on their mission to expose the mistreatment of dolphins…

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A Close Shave. Dir. Nick Park. BBC. 1995.

A Close Shave. Dir. Nick Park. BBC. 1995. 150 150 Jack Collier

Following the great success of director Nick Park’s A Grand Day Out in 1990 and 1993’s The Wrong Trousers, eccentric inventor Wallace and his canine companion Gromit returned in 1995…

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