Stefan seizing Maleficent’s wings is a metaphor for sexual assault, and its context of attempted land takeover only heightens the comparison.
Elizabeth Banks is fantastic playing way out of her usual lovable characters as a devious, potentially murderous, villain.
A fantastic adaptation that honors RL Stine’s source materials. And surprisingly gory for a Disney show. Great stuff all around.
The theatre of alienation on screen, with wild twists and an anticolonial bent.
There aren’t many actual Thanksgiving horror movies, and this is a great one.