HAR: Military

Wolfwalkers. Dir Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart. Apple TV+. 2020.

Wolfwalkers. Dir Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart. Apple TV+. 2020. 150 150 Eleanore Speight

This wild land must be civilised. Whilst this film’s premise – the child-friendly tale of two young werewolves attempting to end Oliver Cromwell’s invasion of Ireland – may sound bizarre,…

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Godzilla: King of the Monsters. Dir. Michael Dougherty. Warner Bros. Pictures. 2019.

Godzilla: King of the Monsters. Dir. Michael Dougherty. Warner Bros. Pictures. 2019. 150 150 Lauren Webb

“Good thing he’s on our side” … “For now” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QFxN2oDKk0E Figure 1 – Godzilla: King of the Monsters trailer. How do we define the term ‘Monster’? Or perhaps, how should…

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Wolfwalkers. Dir Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart. Apple TV+. 2020.

Wolfwalkers. Dir Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart. Apple TV+. 2020. 570 268 Eleanore Speight

The woods are getting smaller every day. At the core of 2020’s Wolfwalkers is a fable about environmental degradation:  the mounting destruction of the natural world, and the subjugation of…

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Children of Men. Dir. Alfonso Cuarón. Universal Pictures. 2006.

Children of Men. Dir. Alfonso Cuarón. Universal Pictures. 2006. 150 150 Archie Booth

Children of Men is a 2006 film directed by Alfonso Cuarón set in Britain in which the people have become infertile. This infertility has caused the collapse of most countries apart…

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Turner and Hooch. Dir. Roger Spottiswoode. Touchstone Pictures. 1989.

Turner and Hooch. Dir. Roger Spottiswoode. Touchstone Pictures. 1989. 150 150 Robyn Brennan

Charles Darwin once stated ‘It is scarcely possible to doubt that the love of man has become instinctive in the dog’. [1] In the case of Turner and Hooch (1989),…

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Babar, King of the Elephants. Dir. Raymond Jafelice, Alliance Communications. 1999.

Babar, King of the Elephants. Dir. Raymond Jafelice, Alliance Communications. 1999. 150 150 Daniel Tesdale

Babar: King of the Elephants (1999) is an animated film adaptation of Jean de Brunhoff’s popular children’s books. Written and directed by Raymond Jafelice the story tells the tale of…

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Waltz with Bashir. Dir. Ari Folman, Sony Pictures Classics. 2008.

Waltz with Bashir. Dir. Ari Folman, Sony Pictures Classics. 2008. 150 150 Lisa Leak

Anonymous soldier: What to do? What to do? Why don’t you tell us what to do? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eX9HdTr0OEY Ari Folman: Shoot. Anonymous soldier: On who? Ari Folman: How should I know…

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Jojo Rabbit. Dir. Taika Waititi. Fox Searchlight Pictures. 2019.

Jojo Rabbit. Dir. Taika Waititi. Fox Searchlight Pictures. 2019. 150 150 Rae Ellis

Figure 1 Jojo Rabbit (Taika Waititi, 2019) follows a young German boy growing up during World War Two. During a sequence depicting Jojo’s education, a rabbit is used as a…

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The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King. Dir. Peter Jackson. New Line Cinema. 2003.

The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King. Dir. Peter Jackson. New Line Cinema. 2003. 150 150 Miles Charleton

In this scene, we see a last gasp attack from the human riders against a far larger force of evil orcs. The horses the men ride reflect the heroic values…

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Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Dir. Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones. EMI Films. 1975.

Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Dir. Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones. EMI Films. 1975. 150 150 Anya Portus

In the opening scene of Monty Python and the Holy Grail [1], a grassy hill is shown with the sound of horse’s hooves—only for a skipping King Arthur, and coconut-clomping…

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