HAR: Pet Keeping

Lamb. Dir. Valdimar Jóhannsson. Sena. 2021

Lamb. Dir. Valdimar Jóhannsson. Sena. 2021 1250 669 Amelia Keen

Like a lamb to the slaughter, the slow-burn, absurd surrealness of A24’s Lamb (2021) leads the audience to an end that blends both chilling twists and heartbreaking loss as the…

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One Hundred and One Dalmatians. Dir. Wolfgang Reitherman, Clyde Geronimi, Hamilton Luske. Buena Vista Distribution. 1961.

One Hundred and One Dalmatians. Dir. Wolfgang Reitherman, Clyde Geronimi, Hamilton Luske. Buena Vista Distribution. 1961. 150 150 Georgina Hartley

Figure 1. Still of the film’s conclusion which sees one hundred and one Dalmatians enter the living room of Anita and Roger’s London home. [1] One hundred and one Dalmatians,…

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Togo. Dir. Ericson Core. Walt Disney Studios. 2019

Togo. Dir. Ericson Core. Walt Disney Studios. 2019 150 150 Dionne Clark-Patterson

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HMfyueM-ZBQ&ab_channel=WaltDisneyStudios What does he bring to the breed? The heart of a survivor. [1] Seppala leading Togo and the dogs The relationship between men and dogs is often explored within…

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Bolt. Dir. Chris Williams, Byron Howard. Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. 2008.

Bolt. Dir. Chris Williams, Byron Howard. Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. 2008. 1823 711 Daniel Orechoff

Figure 1: Bolt Film Poster Disney’s 2008 feature, Bolt, follows the television star pup who believes that, through the meticulous production of the show, he has super-powers and faces an…

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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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Corpse Bride. Tim Burton. Warner Brothers. 2005.

Corpse Bride. Tim Burton. Warner Brothers. 2005. 2048 1105 Lili Cave

‘In the act of othering, what is projected onto the other is all that must be refused in constructing the identity of the self’[1]. Consequently, establishing a human/animal binary often…

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The Good Dinosaur. Dir. Peter Sohn. Disney Pixar. 2015.

The Good Dinosaur. Dir. Peter Sohn. Disney Pixar. 2015. 150 150 Lucinda Fox

https://youtu.be/R1nfAxkpx9M The Good Dinosaur Trailer Are you terrified of big, scary dinosaurs from films such as Jurassic Park? Well, The Good Dinosaur will change that perception. In a world where…

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Ant-Man. Dir. Peyton Reed. Marvel Studios. 2015.

Ant-Man. Dir. Peyton Reed. Marvel Studios. 2015. 2048 1080 Natalie Fenn

https://youtu.be/cslFsCgQfdg ‘You’ve yet to learn about your greatest allies: the ants. Loyal, brave, and your partners on this job.’ Figure 1 – a few of Scott’s new ant buddies! As…

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

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

Children of Men (2006) dir. by Alfonso Cuarón is a science-fiction action drama that takes place in a Britain in 2027. The world for around 18 years has been infertile,…

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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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