Fox(s)

Pom Poko. Dir. Isao Takahata. Toho. 1994.

Pom Poko. Dir. Isao Takahata. Toho. 1994. 150 150 Emerald Kenny

Pom Poko[1] is a film that follows the tanuki of Tama Hills trying to halt development of their woodland through their folkloric transformation powers. In terms of how it shows…

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

Fantastic Mr. Fox. Dir. Wes Anderson. 20th Century Fox. 2009. 150 150 Laura Lee

In his 2009 indie comedy, Fantastic Mr. Fox, Wes Anderson blurs the distinctive boundaries between the real and fictional presence of animals within the film. He creates tension between the real…

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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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The Plague Dogs. Dir. Martin Rosen. United Artists Corporation. 1982.

The Plague Dogs. Dir. Martin Rosen. United Artists Corporation. 1982. 150 150 Loredana Loy

The Plague Dogs – Revival of a Masterpiece* By Loredana Loy Based on the book with the same title by Richard Adams, The Plague Dogs (1982) is a one of a kind movie. Snitter and…

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

Fantastic Mr. Fox. Dir. Wes Anderson. 20th Century Fox . 2009. 150 150 Jack Collier

2009 saw Wes Anderson turn his unique eye for detail and style to stop motion animation, with his adaptation of Roald Dahl’s Fantastic Mr. Fox. The film has a distinct…

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The Plague Dogs. Dir. Martin Rosen. United Artists. 1982.

The Plague Dogs. Dir. Martin Rosen. United Artists. 1982. 150 150 Lucy Amos

Based on Richard Adams’ 1977 novel of the same name, The Plague Dogs[1] follows the story of Rowf and Snitter, who escape from an animal research centre after Rowf’s cage is left…

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The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe . Dir. Andrew Adamson. Buena Vista Pictures. 2005.

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe . Dir. Andrew Adamson. Buena Vista Pictures. 2005. 150 150 Shadia El-Mokdad

In an old house in the midst of the Second World War, entry to the magical world of Narnia is discovered hidden away in a dusty wardrobe behind even dustier…

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Watership Down. Dir. Martin Rosen. Cinema International Corporation. 1978.

Watership Down. Dir. Martin Rosen. Cinema International Corporation. 1978. 150 150 Emily Flint

Above left: Film Poster             Richard Adams reading Watership Down in 2008 Far from the fluffy, cotton-tailed animals we think rabbits to be, Watership Down (dir. Martin Rosen, 1978) depicts…

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Robin Hood. Dir. Wolfgang Reitherman. Walt Disney Productions. 1973.

Robin Hood. Dir. Wolfgang Reitherman. Walt Disney Productions. 1973. 150 150 George Michell

Robin Hood, dir. Wolfgang Reitherman (Walt Disney Productions, 1973) Here is the trailer for the ‘foxy’ Robin Hood:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=awONp__GGvU This Disney animation of the legend of Robin Hood focuses on the adventures of…

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