Disney’s Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

Perhaps the film that kicked off the live-action Disney phenomenon, Maleficent proved mildly successful. The film which re-imagined Disney’s greatest villain now has a sequel. Mistress of Evil sees the eponymous  character grapple with her dark side once again as she opposes Aurora’s There are obvious plot points mapped out and highlighted. In fact, it all seems pretty obvious in what we can expect. Angelina … Continue reading Disney’s Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

The Hole In The Ground – Review

Children in movies are adorable. They speak in this high-pitched cute curious tones that make us all tilt our head to one side and go “awwwwwww.” We can’t help but adore them. (Well, sometimes – others think that they are annoying and whiney but that’s moot here.) However, if you put any child of any cuteness in a horror film – they are bound to … Continue reading The Hole In The Ground – Review

Ray and Liz – Review

First features always have smatterings of something deeply personal. Desiree Akhavan explored her New York life in Appropriate Behaviour whilst  Bo Burhnam injected his own sense of self into Eighth Grade. Filmmakers always input their souls into their films but for a first feature, it always seems more poignant – closer to the director’s reality. For Richard Billingham, his debut Ray & Liz truly puts … Continue reading Ray and Liz – Review