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A Dog’s Purpose. Dir. Lasse Hallström. Universal Pictures. 2017.

A Dog’s Purpose. Dir. Lasse Hallström. Universal Pictures. 2017. 150 150 Andrea Dauden

Figure 1: Bailey’s point of view shot running towards Ethan with the rugby ball. Lasse Hallström’s film A Dog’s Purpose presents the relationship between a dog and its first owner,…

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Mon Oncle . Dir. Jacques Tati. Gaumont (France), Continental Distributing (USA). 1958.

Mon Oncle . Dir. Jacques Tati. Gaumont (France), Continental Distributing (USA). 1958. 150 150 Esme Brett

The release of Mon Oncle (Gaumont, France) in 1958 saw the return of Monsieur Hulot to cinema screens, following the successful Les Vacances de Monsieur Hulot five years previously. The…

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Of Horses and Men (Hross í oss). Dir. Benedikt Erlingsson. Film Europe. 2013.

Of Horses and Men (Hross í oss). Dir. Benedikt Erlingsson. Film Europe. 2013. 150 150 Eloise Malhotra

Benedikt Erlingsson’s directorial debut Of Horses and Men (2013) is best described as a series of interlocking fables, focusing on six sets of neighbours living in an isolated Icelandic valley.…

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Mon Oncle. Dir. Jacques Tati. Gaumont (France), Continental Distributing (USA). 1958.

Mon Oncle. Dir. Jacques Tati. Gaumont (France), Continental Distributing (USA). 1958. 150 150 Esme Brett

Mon Oncle (1958), as many of Jacques Tati’s films, focuses on the character of Monsieur Hulot, a bumbling but lovable man who fights a constant battle against the modern architecture…

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Jurassic Park III. Dir. Joe Johnston. Universal Pictures. 2001.

Jurassic Park III. Dir. Joe Johnston. Universal Pictures. 2001. 150 150 Lucy Hilton

“This is how you make dinosaurs?”       “No. This is how you play God.” [1] Jurassic Park III revolves around the dinosaurs of the island ‘Isla Sorna’; genetically modified and inevitably abandoned…

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Hannah Montana: The Movie. Dir. Peter Chelsom. Walt Disney Pictures. 2009.

Hannah Montana: The Movie. Dir. Peter Chelsom. Walt Disney Pictures. 2009. 150 150 Maryellen Rayner

Hannah Montana: The Movie is about Miley Stewart, a secret pop sensation known as Hannah Montana, getting caught up in the perks of her famous life. Her fed-up father, Robby Ray,…

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Mulan. Dir. Tony Bancroft and Barry Cook. Buena Vista Pictures. 1998.

Mulan. Dir. Tony Bancroft and Barry Cook. Buena Vista Pictures. 1998. 150 150 Lucy-Katy Moores

Disney’s Mulan (1998) takes on a Chinese folktale of a woman who takes the place of her father in the fight against the Huns who have recently invaded China. The…

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The Squid and the Whale. Dir. Noah Baumbach. Sony Pictures, Samuel Goldwyn Films, Destination Films. 2005.

The Squid and the Whale. Dir. Noah Baumbach. Sony Pictures, Samuel Goldwyn Films, Destination Films. 2005. 150 150 Joshua Pickup

  The Squid and the Whale is a film all about conflict. It tracks the divorce of a couple of New York intellectuals and the effect it has on their…

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Finding Dory. Dir. Andrew Stanton. Disney Pixar. 2016.

Finding Dory. Dir. Andrew Stanton. Disney Pixar. 2016. 150 150 Hannah Walker

Dory is the iconic name for the blue tang, (or scientifically known: palette surgeon fish) from the motion picture, Finding Nemo. Much like its predecessor, Finding Dory personifies marine life by animating fish…

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The King’s Speech. Dir. Tom Hooper. The Weinstein Company. 2011.

The King’s Speech. Dir. Tom Hooper. The Weinstein Company. 2011. 150 150 Lucy-Katy Moores

The King’s Speech follows the lives of King George VI and his family in the lead up to his brother’s abdication, and through the transitional phase of becoming King. The immense…

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