A rape analogy, a depiction of insanity brought by the relentless pursuit of power and the message that familial love is more powerful than teen romance. Not exactly what I was expecting from a Disney retelling of one of its own beloved stories but that’s exactly what I got from Maleficent, the live-action version of Sleeping Beauty…


Much as I adore Disney films I never seem to get round to watching them as often as I would like, but I was feeling a little bit out of sorts and wanted something that would cheer me up. I turned to Disney