Killer Whale

Surf’s Up. Dir. Ash Brannon & Chris Buck. Columbia Pictures. 2007.

Surf’s Up. Dir. Ash Brannon & Chris Buck. Columbia Pictures. 2007. 1920 1080 Rachel Davies

Released in 2007, during the surge of penguin movies, Surf’s Up is a unique animated mockumentary exploring how penguins are the ‘real’ inventors of the worldwide sport, surfing. A documentary…

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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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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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Free Willy. Dir. Simon Wincer. Warner Bros. Family Entertainment. 1993.

Free Willy. Dir. Simon Wincer. Warner Bros. Family Entertainment. 1993. 150 150 Chloe Bolton

Famed for its CGI clip of a killer whale jumping over a wall into freedom, family film Free Willy follows a young boy’s transformation from “street kid” to animal activist after forming…

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Blackfish. Dir. Gabriela Cowperthwaite. Magnolia Pictures. 2013.

Blackfish. Dir. Gabriela Cowperthwaite. Magnolia Pictures. 2013. 150 150 Da Som Hong

Blackfish is a documentary which focuses on the danger of keeping killer whales in captivity. The documentary film argues that this danger affects, not just the human trainers of these…

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