Could films be encouraging and contributing to the neglect of household pets? That was a question that would once have made me roll my eyes. I have always been sceptical about the impact that films have on their audiences and have never bought into the idea that violent film’s equal violent people and other similar notions. As an avid watcher of horror films since the … Continue reading Disney’s G-Force; Irresponsible Filmmaking
Warning: This video is GRAPHIC. If you’re easily upset or whatever, maybe give it a miss. But hey, it’s kind of important to see how evil us humans can be… ‘Is there such thing as evil?’ is a question I’ve often thought about, and as a keen animal lover I’ve always maintained that if you look at the sorts of things we do not just … Continue reading Is There Such Thing as Evil? Well Duh! Just look around you!
It’s RSPCA week, and horrifyingly the statistics of animal neglect rose dramatically in 2012, with 4,168 convictions all together. I always supported the RSPCA as a child, I was an RSPCA ‘member’ where I paid a certain amount a year to subscribe to their magazine. Our family dog Oscar is a rescue from our local RSPCA and I can honestly say I’ll only ever adopt … Continue reading RSPCA Week
So I was on Youtube this morning getting all nostalgic watching clips from animal adventure film The Adventures of Milo and Otis. It was released back in 1986 and was originally a Japanese film by a different name which I can’t remember! It brings back a lot of memories, it was the one film I watched over and over again when I was a toddler, and … Continue reading The Adventures of Milo and Otis: My childhood may have just been ruined…
Quite a lot of films contain animal abuse, probably more than we’d like to believe, and I’ve always wondered how far filmmakers will go for entertainment, and how much we as an audience will accept purely so we can be entertained. From The Hangover in which a capuchin monkey became addicted to smoking thanks to a scene that involved the monkey being given a real, lit cigarette … Continue reading Animal Cruelty in Films: How Far is too Far?