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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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A Christmas Carol. Dir. Robert Zemeckis. Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. 2009.

A Christmas Carol. Dir. Robert Zemeckis. Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. 2009. 150 150 Georgina Hartley

‘Even the blind men’s dogs appeared to know him; and when they saw him coming on, would tug their owners into doorways and up courts; and then would wag their…

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Storks. Dir. Doug Sweetland, Nicolas Stoller. Warner Bros.Pictures. 2016.

Storks. Dir. Doug Sweetland, Nicolas Stoller. Warner Bros.Pictures. 2016. 150 150 Aylin Ezder

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZVzL94jZNdU Anthropomorphism and stereotypes are often utilized in children’s animation since they cater to a broad audience. The film Storks uses anthropomorphic animals in order to create vivid and lively…

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Howl’s Moving Castle. Dir. Hayao Miyazaki. Studio Ghibli. 2004.

Howl’s Moving Castle. Dir. Hayao Miyazaki. Studio Ghibli. 2004. 150 150 Hannah Whelan

There is a surprising lack of non-human animal representation in Studio Ghibli’s 2004 film Howl’s Moving Castle, despite an overarching theme which frequently pits an idyllic pastoral version of Japan…

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Of Mice And Men. Dir. Gary Sinise. MGM. 1992.

Of Mice And Men. Dir. Gary Sinise. MGM. 1992. 150 150 Amy Clarke

‘Of Mice and Men’ (1992) is a film adaptation of the novel by John Steinbeck, which is set in 1930s America during the Great Depression. The film follows the lives…

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Twelve Monkeys. Dir. Terry Gilliam. Universal Pictures . 1996.

Twelve Monkeys. Dir. Terry Gilliam. Universal Pictures . 1996. 150 150 Alice Connolly

Twelve Monkeys begins: human beings whoop and rattle in cages, buried deep underground. Wild animals roam free in the streets; in the churches, on top of this underground prison. But who…

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Twelve Monkeys. Dir. Terry Gilliam. Universal Pictures . 1996.

Twelve Monkeys. Dir. Terry Gilliam. Universal Pictures . 1996. 150 150 Alice Connolly

Do you want a second chance, Cole?” In other words – Do you want your body experimented upon to benefit our research again, Cole? The film cuts to a scene…

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The Wild. Dir. Steve ‘Spaz’ Williams. Buena Vista Pictures. 2006.

The Wild. Dir. Steve ‘Spaz’ Williams. Buena Vista Pictures. 2006. 150 150 Alison Madin

The Wild YouTube video of the film’s theatrical trailer: <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zE3mEgqqlCM> ‘Start spreading the newspaper.’ Disney’s 2006 animation, The Wild, by first-time director and ex-special effects artist Steve ‘Spaz’ Williams, is a family…

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The Wild. Dir. Steve ‘Spaz’ Williams. Buena Vista Pictures. 2006.

The Wild. Dir. Steve ‘Spaz’ Williams. Buena Vista Pictures. 2006. 150 150 Alison Madin

ZooScope ZOOM: The Wild  Above: ‘This isn’t Happiness’ – 07/04/2014 front cover illustration of The New Yorker by Peter DeSeve shows a vegetarian lion eating salad whilst looking distractedly at a…

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Paddington. Dir. Paul King. StudioCanal. 2014.

Paddington. Dir. Paul King. StudioCanal. 2014. 150 150 Bethany Havercroft

The 2014 film ‘Paddington’ appears to champion inclusivity and acceptance of migrants over merely wanting to observe or distance ourselves from animals and people that are different from us, just…

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