Entries Tagged as 'Depictions of Meat in Film'

How to Train Your Dragon (2010)

August 19th, 2011 · 4 Comments · Movies

Review By JESSICA ALMY Last year’s big screen release, “How to Train Your Dragon” has a powerful message about tolerance and respect for animals. Set in a Viking village, the film opens on a scene of terrible violence in which humans and dragons are waging battle. The lead character Hiccup is eager to win his […]

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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009)

April 17th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Movies

Review By JESSICA ALMY Don’t let the title put you off too much. “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs” is actually a decent animated flick. While there aren’t strong animal or environmental themes, vegetarians will be interested to know that this movie emphasizes eating in moderation — and that the meatballs in the title don’t […]

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Ratatouille (2007)

January 24th, 2010 · No Comments · Movies

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT A movie about a friendly rat who loves to cook?  Sign us up!  Buoyed by our love of the Ice Age films (despite my initial skepticism), I cozied up with my son and waited for Disney and Pixar to cast their magic spells on us.  It never happened. “Ratatouille” traces the […]

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Muppets from Space (1999)

January 2nd, 2010 · No Comments · Movies

Review By JESSICA ALMY I grew up watching “The Muppet Show” weekly, so I rushed out to watch “Muppets from Space” when it was released in 1999. (I think I saw it at the local drive-in.) This New Year’s Eve, we decided to have a family movie marathon but forgot to prepare for it. Rather than watch our old […]

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