Review: Maleficent – Mistress of Evil

As if not adhering to the original, or the fairy tale it was based off, wasn’t enough; this sequel doesn’t even follow its wayward predecessor. It has been five years since the fairy Maleficent defeated the evil King Stephen and saved Princess Aurora from her own curse, but as fate would have it, people still…

Review: The Neon Demon

Nestled somewhere between Drive and Only God Forgives, the film is incredibly visual but also compelling, uncomfortable and seriously messed up. A sixteen year old girl without family or friends pursues a career in modeling. The embodiment of innocence, Jesse lives from a rundown motel, and is instantly pray to the other, older, girls in…

Review: The Boxtrolls (2D)

I believe I am a victim of my own hype. From the animation studio behind Coraline and ParaNorman comes a surprisingly shallow, directionless story about a man who really wants hats. When the town of Cheesebridge is terrorised by creatures known as the Boxtrolls, who at night steal anything they can find, a self-styled troll…