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Rio. Dir. by Carlos Saldanha. Blue Sky Studios and 20th Century Animation. 2011.

Rio. Dir. by Carlos Saldanha. Blue Sky Studios and 20th Century Animation. 2011. 1280 720 Jasmine Allen

Opening with the vibrant celebration of colours and exotic sounds of the Brazilian rainforest, our focus is drawn to a nervous exotic baby macaw bird called Blu who plucks up…

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See Spot Run. Dir. John Whitesell. Village Roadshow Pictures. 2001.

See Spot Run. Dir. John Whitesell. Village Roadshow Pictures. 2001. 894 594 Thomas Richardson

Agent 11 is one of the most decorated agents in the FBI, but he doesn’t always play by the rules. This time, his vicious attack on mob boss Sonny Talia…

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Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists!. Dir. By. Peter Lord. Columbia Pictures. 2012.

Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists!. Dir. By. Peter Lord. Columbia Pictures. 2012. 150 150 Ben Cole

Figure 1-The Pirate Captain and his dodo comrade Polly embrace Charles Darwin. Aardman never shy away from the ludicrous. So when a crew of incompetent pirates endeavour for protagonist The…

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Aladdin. Dir. Ron Clements and John Musker. Disney Studios. 1992.

Aladdin. Dir. Ron Clements and John Musker. Disney Studios. 1992. 150 150 Anna Davies

Ron Clements’ and John Muskers’, Aladdin (1992) [1]  follows the life of a poor street dweller and his sidekick monkey, Abu in the fictional city of Agrabah. After being coerced into…

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My Dog Skip. Dir. Jay Russell. Warner Bros. 2000.

My Dog Skip. Dir. Jay Russell. Warner Bros. 2000. 150 150 Bethany Havercroft

My Dog Skip is a true story based on the early life of Willie Morris and his pet dog, Skip. The film is narrated by that of an older Willie…

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IRIS. Dir. Albert Maysles. Magnolia Pictures. 2014.

IRIS. Dir. Albert Maysles. Magnolia Pictures. 2014. 150 150 Joseph Nixon

There are few people who wouldn’t be intrigued by Iris Apfel. The nonagenarian fashion icon with statement eyewear, accessories hanging like Christmas decorations, and a unique outlook on life. It…

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102 Dalmatians. Dir. Kevin Lima. Walt Disney Pictures. 2000.

102 Dalmatians. Dir. Kevin Lima. Walt Disney Pictures. 2000. 150 150 Lucie Dowson

Feathers Amongst the Furs: The Revival of Power Dynamic in 102 Dalmatians The visuals of the original 1961 animation and the 1996 live-action adaption have become iconic to those familiar…

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The Lion King. Dir. Roger Allens and Rob Minkoff. Buena Vista Pictures. 1994.

The Lion King. Dir. Roger Allens and Rob Minkoff. Buena Vista Pictures. 1994. 150 150 Harry Howes

The Lion King[i] tells the story of Simba, a lion cub born into the monarchy and heir to his father Mufasa, ruler of all the animals in the Pride Lands. From…

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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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