Seagull(s)

The Birds. Dir. Alfred Hitchcock. Universal Pictures. 1963.

The Birds. Dir. Alfred Hitchcock. Universal Pictures. 1963. 150 150 Caragh Hargreaves

The Birds (1963) is undoubtedly a horror film because it contains a deep sense of the uncanny, a term Freud coins as something that is terrifying because it is familiar.[i] The Birds contains…

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Oliver and Company. Dir. George Scribner. Buena Vista Pictures Distribution. 1988.

Oliver and Company. Dir. George Scribner. Buena Vista Pictures Distribution. 1988. 150 150 Emma Long

Let’s be honest, most of us will agree that stories can always be improved by the addition of a few adorable animals. It’s understandable then that Disney chose to recreate…

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Earthlings. Dir. Shaun Monson. Nation Earth. 2005.

Earthlings. Dir. Shaun Monson. Nation Earth. 2005. 150 150 Christian Tuckell

Fig. 1 The original release poster for Earthlings, the film’s oft repeated challenge to the viewer to ‘make the connection’ features prominently alongside pictures of plants, animals and the evil emperor…

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Watership Down. Dir. Martin Rosen. Cinema International Corporation. 1978.

Watership Down. Dir. Martin Rosen. Cinema International Corporation. 1978. 150 150 Emily Flint

Above left: Film Poster             Richard Adams reading Watership Down in 2008 Far from the fluffy, cotton-tailed animals we think rabbits to be, Watership Down (dir. Martin Rosen, 1978) depicts…

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