HAR: Vegetarianism/Veganism

Shark Tale. Dir. Bibo Bergeron, Vicky Jenson, Rob Letterman. DreamWorks Animation. 2004.

Shark Tale. Dir. Bibo Bergeron, Vicky Jenson, Rob Letterman. DreamWorks Animation. 2004. 150 150 Sophie Lott

DreamWorks Animation’s Shark Tale plays with the binary of shark/fish through the characterization of Lenny the vegetarian shark and his performativity of conventionally human gender stereotypes. The family animation draws attention to…

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Samsara. Dir. Ron Fricke. Oscilloscope Laboratories. 2011.

Samsara. Dir. Ron Fricke. Oscilloscope Laboratories. 2011. 150 150 Isaac Whiting

Samsara (2011) is a non-narrative documentary directed by Ron Fricke.[1] “Samsara” is a Sanskrit word for the cycle of birth, life and death. Through this theme, the film aims to ‘illuminate the…

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Charlotte’s Web. Dir. Gary Winick. Paramount Pictures. 2006.

Charlotte’s Web. Dir. Gary Winick. Paramount Pictures. 2006. 150 150 Sian Oliver-Waters

Based on the classic children’s story by E. B. White, Charlotte’s Web (2006) follows the journey of a runty piglet, Wilbur (Dominic Scott Kay), saved by the farmer’s daughter Fern (Dakota…

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Chicken Run. Dir. Peter Lord and Nick Park. Pathe Distribution Ltd.. 2000.

Chicken Run. Dir. Peter Lord and Nick Park. Pathe Distribution Ltd.. 2000. 150 150 Isaac Whiting

I must have first seen Aardman Animation’s Chicken Run (2000) around the age of seven, not long after its initial release, and I remember frequently quoting it after that. But…

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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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Doctor Dolittle. Dir. Richard Fleischer. 20th-Century Fox. 1967.

Doctor Dolittle. Dir. Richard Fleischer. 20th-Century Fox. 1967. 150 150 Bethan Davies

The genesis for Richard Fleischer’s 1967 film Doctor Dolittle came from Hugh Lofting’s successful chain of children’s books first published in 1920, and focuses on the character of a veterinarian named John…

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