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Taxidermia (György Pálfi, 2006, Amor Far Filmproduktion).

Taxidermia (György Pálfi, 2006, Amor Far Filmproduktion). 700 302 Eve Pullen

Hungarian cinema leaves us feeling stuffed! Figure A  – Lajoska Balatony surrounded by stuffed animals. Taxidermia (György Pálfi, 2006, Amor Far Filmproduktion). Pálfi’s 2006 body horror  Taxidermia, follows the story…

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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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Cinderella. Dir. Sir Kenneth Branagh . Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. 2015.

Cinderella. Dir. Sir Kenneth Branagh . Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. 2015. 150 150 Imogen Hooper

During Ella’s journey from a happy, sweet child, to the mourning servant of her stepfamily, to cherished wife of the King, her fundamental characteristics are consistent. Her mother tells her…

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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Dir. David Yates. Warner Bros. Pictures. 2007.

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Dir. David Yates. Warner Bros. Pictures. 2007. 150 150 Eleanor Kerr

In Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007), Harry contends with his isolation as a result of the ministry of magic, and a large portion of his fellow students, believing…

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The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe . Dir. Andrew Adamson. Buena Vista Pictures. 2005.

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe . Dir. Andrew Adamson. Buena Vista Pictures. 2005. 150 150 Shadia El-Mokdad

In an old house in the midst of the Second World War, entry to the magical world of Narnia is discovered hidden away in a dusty wardrobe behind even dustier…

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The Unloved. Dir. Samantha Morton. ICA Films. 2009.

The Unloved. Dir. Samantha Morton. ICA Films. 2009. 150 150 Katie Goody

The Unloved, Samantha Morton’s semi-autobiographical debut film focuses on Lucy (Molly Windsor), an eleven-year-old girl from a broken home who is violently abused by her father at the beginning of…

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The Queen. Dir. Stephen Frears. Pathé Distribution. 2006.

The Queen. Dir. Stephen Frears. Pathé Distribution. 2006. 150 150 Emily Cuthbert

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mqL42sjb96I&feature=emb_title In the centre of constitutional drama, The Queen, a moment occurs in which a stag unexpectantly enters into a private moment being experienced by Elizabeth II. The Stag has a highly…

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