HAR: Language/Communication

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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Stuart Little. Dir. Rob Minkoff. Columbia Pictures. 1999.

Stuart Little. Dir. Rob Minkoff. Columbia Pictures. 1999. 150 150 Chloe Bolton

Columbia Pictures’ Stuart Little (1999) follows the Little family’s adoption of an anthropomorphic mouse, Stuart, whose debonair mannerisms and soaring intelligence allow the family to embrace him as an addition to their…

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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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Scooby-Doo. Dir. Raja Gosnell. Warner Bros. Pictures. 2002.

Scooby-Doo. Dir. Raja Gosnell. Warner Bros. Pictures. 2002. 150 150 James Pearson

Room. Dir. Lenny Abrahamson. A24 Films. 2015.

Room. Dir. Lenny Abrahamson. A24 Films. 2015. 150 150 James Pearson

Homeward Bound . Dir. Duwayne Dunham. Disney. 1993.

Homeward Bound . Dir. Duwayne Dunham. Disney. 1993. 150 150 Natalie Harris

In our society and culture, there are many things that affect the relationships and views we have between ourselves and non-human animals; one major aspect being films that focus on…

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Up. Dir. Peter Docter. Disney Pixar. 2009.

Up. Dir. Peter Docter. Disney Pixar. 2009. 150 150 Helena Quarmby

Pixar’s 2009 film Up tells the astonishing tale of Carl, a 78 year old who wishes to fulfil his and his late wife’s dream of reaching Paradise Falls in South…

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Doctor Dolittle. Dir. Richard Fleischer. 20th-Century Fox. 1967.

Doctor Dolittle. Dir. Richard Fleischer. 20th-Century Fox. 1967. 150 150 Bethan Davies

The genesis for Richard Fleischer’s 1967 film Doctor Dolittle came from Hugh Lofting’s successful chain of children’s books first published in 1920, and focuses on the character of a veterinarian named John…

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Doctor Dolittle. Dir. Betty Thomas. 20th-Century Fox. 1998.

Doctor Dolittle. Dir. Betty Thomas. 20th-Century Fox. 1998. 150 150 Laura Shutkever

Representation of animals in Betty Thomas’s Doctor Dolittle The animal presence in Doctor Dolittle (1998) is extremely intriguing, using impressive CGI and a vast spectrum of species to depict a…

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