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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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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. Dir. Chris Columbus. Warner Bros. 2002.

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. Dir. Chris Columbus. Warner Bros. 2002. 150 150 Amelia Ward

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets utilizes horror film narratives and their depiction of monstrous animals in order to reveal a deeper complex message regarding human-animal relationships. The franchise’s reliance…

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The Fox and the Child. Dir. Luc Jacquet. Pathé. 2007.

The Fox and the Child. Dir. Luc Jacquet. Pathé. 2007. 150 150 Christian Townsend

Luc Jacquet’s The Fox and the Child depicts an unnamed girl (Bertille Noël-Bruneau) exploring the French countryside and following its animal inhabitants. She develops an obsession with the titular fox and it…

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The Fox and the Child. Dir. Luc Jacquet. Pathé. 2007.

The Fox and the Child. Dir. Luc Jacquet. Pathé. 2007. 150 150 Christian Townsend

When asked in an interview how he approached making The Fox and the Child (2007) following the popularity of The March of the Penguins (2005), French director Luc Jacquet replied: I went into my…

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James and the Giant Peach. Dir. Henry Selick. Buena Vista Pictures. 1996.

James and the Giant Peach. Dir. Henry Selick. Buena Vista Pictures. 1996. 150 150 Lauren Kontos

Overcoming Stereotypes and Nightmares: How You can Find Help from the Smallest of Friends Based on the children’s book by Roald Dahl, James and the Giant Peach focuses on a boy named…

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A Cat’s Life (‘Une Vie de Chat’). Dir. Alain Gagnol and Jean-Loup Felicioli. Gebeka Films. 2010.

A Cat’s Life (‘Une Vie de Chat’). Dir. Alain Gagnol and Jean-Loup Felicioli. Gebeka Films. 2010. 150 150 Isaac Whiting

A Cat in Paris (‘Une Vie de Chat’, 2010) is a charmingly funny, aesthetically beautiful and surprisingly thrilling French animated film, directed by Alain Gagnol and Jean-Loup Felicioli. [1] The…

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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. Dir. Alfonso Cuarón. Warner Bros. 2004.

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. Dir. Alfonso Cuarón. Warner Bros. 2004. 150 150 Bethan Littley

https://youtu.be/lAxgztbYDbs Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban: Official Trailer [i] In 2004, Warner Bros. unveiled the third Harry Potter instalment, blessing the film franchise with the innovative, ingenious, and cinematically…

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The Elephant in the Living Room. Dir. Michael Webber. NightFly Entertainment. 2010.

The Elephant in the Living Room. Dir. Michael Webber. NightFly Entertainment. 2010. 150 150 Christian Tuckell

The Elephant in the Living Room (2010, dir. Michael Webber) As The Elephant in the Living Room rolls towards a conclusion Webber appropriates a pair of Brumfield’s home videos to give a raw…

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Spirited Away. Dir. Hayao Miyazaki. Studio Ghibli. 2001.

Spirited Away. Dir. Hayao Miyazaki. Studio Ghibli. 2001. 150 150 Natalie Smyth

Human and Animal Transformation in Spirited Away When ten year old Chihiro finds herself alone and her parents turned into pigs in the dazzlingly beautiful but dangerous world of the gods…

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