John Keating reveals a very different teaching style in the boys' first English class for the semester, where he encourages his students to "seize the day". This clip captures a memorable scene from the movie that could be used as a conversation starter about pursuing life’s opportunities.
Set to a musical montage with Hamish Cowan's With Or Without You, after attending John's funeral, Josie reads a letter where he reveals his desire to be free of everyone's expectations. (Coarse language).
In the opening scene to the film, Animal Kingdom, J sits with his mother's body as he waits for the paramedics to arrive and take her body away. He, then, must reach out to his estranged grandmother for help. In this brief opening, we see how grief can stun someone into silence, struggling to process what has happened.
Baz leaves for a trip to the supermarket in a good mood, ready to talk to his best friend about leaving the family business; doesn't want to be a criminal anymore. Unfortunately, things end tragically for him in a scene that sets up the tension and drama in the film, Animal Kingdom. (Coarse language.)
Macquarie University's Anne Castles and Signy Wegener explain the importance of introducing new terms when speaking to children, revealing that their research demonstrates for the first time an "intimate relationship between [spoken] vocabulary and reading ability".
Thomas chases after his autistic brother Charlie when the boy runs out of the family home in his underwear, around the neighbourhood, and into schoolmate Jackie's bathroom while she's in the shower. (Coarse language.)
Victor's desire for eternal life is driven by the insatiable trauma of loss, blinding him from reason. Henry Clerval is resistant to Victor's wild theories and warns him of the dangers his actions will create. Back home, Elizabeth struggles with Victor's absence in letter and person. In Ingolstadt, Victor begins sourcing "raw materials" to rebuild new life. Discovering the correct combination of elements while experimenting on a frog, his impatience causes him to miss a foreboding consequence.
Victor argues with his professor. After class, the shadowy figure, Professor Waldman, accosts Victor, demanding he explains himself. After Victor speaks of a future without death, Waldman introduces him to astounding new Chinese techniques and experiments. Victor proves himself a worthy partner. Back home, Elizabeth writes to Victor, beckoning a response, but Victor is becoming dangerously obsessed with life and death. Later, the doctors attempt to vaccinate the town against cholera. Unfamiliar
Josie complains about having to visit her grandmother after school, observes Nonna's "spy ring" at work, refuses to eat, complains about the heat and argues in Italian before being kicked out of the house.
In 2012, 19-year-old Thomas Kelly was killed in a cowardly one-punch attack, prompting Sydney's strict 'lock-out' laws. Four years later, his little brother Stuart committed suicide due to the hate and bullying placed on him by a society that blamed him for killing Sydney's night life.
Princesses Anna and Elsa are segregated in their castle after Elsa, who has the power to turn things to ice and grows more dangerous as she matures, accidentally injures her sister. Anna sings Do You Want To Build A Snowman