Sports

Surf’s Up. Dir. Ash Brannon & Chris Buck. Columbia Pictures. 2007.

Surf’s Up. Dir. Ash Brannon & Chris Buck. Columbia Pictures. 2007. 1920 1080 Rachel Davies

Released in 2007, during the surge of penguin movies, Surf’s Up is a unique animated mockumentary exploring how penguins are the ‘real’ inventors of the worldwide sport, surfing. A documentary…

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Of Horses and Men (Hross í oss). Dir. Benedikt Erlingsson. Film Europe. 2013.

Of Horses and Men (Hross í oss). Dir. Benedikt Erlingsson. Film Europe. 2013. 150 150 Eloise Malhotra

Benedikt Erlingsson’s directorial debut Of Horses and Men (2013) is best described as a series of interlocking fables, focusing on six sets of neighbours living in an isolated Icelandic valley.…

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Racing Stripes. Dir. Frederik Du Chau. Warner Bros. 2005.

Racing Stripes. Dir. Frederik Du Chau. Warner Bros. 2005. 150 150 Sophie Lidyard

Racing stripes (Frederik Du Chau 2005) is an American sports comedy which centres on the glamourous and wealthy sport of horseracing in Kentucky. However the film does this through a comedic…

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Seabiscuit. Dir. Gary Ross. DreamWorks Pictures. 2003.

Seabiscuit. Dir. Gary Ross. DreamWorks Pictures. 2003. 150 150 Megan Neil

‘Seabiscuit’[1] is a 2003 film adapted from Laura Hillenbrand’s 2001 novel Seabiscuit: An American Legend[2].The film follows the life story of an undersized racehorse named Seabiscuit, during the time of the Great…

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The Black Stallion. Dir. Carroll Ballard. Twentieth Century Fox. 1979.

The Black Stallion. Dir. Carroll Ballard. Twentieth Century Fox. 1979. 150 150 Amelia Eckersley

The Black Stallion (1979) Dir. Carroll Ballard Pulled to the tropical shores of a desert island by a wild Arabian horse following a shipwreck, The Black Stallion follows the narrative of an unbreakable…

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Fight Club. Dir. David Fincher. 20th Century Fox. 1999.

Fight Club. Dir. David Fincher. 20th Century Fox. 1999. 150 150 Harry Howes

One of the most important scenes in David Fincher’s Fight Club[1] is when The Narrator meets his ‘power animal’ in the cave whilst in meditation. Although it’s only a very short sequence,…

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