Maleficent, 2014 film.

Film Review: Maleficent

The 1959 film Sleeping Beauty flopped at the box office upon opening. However, as the years went on, the film proved to be a cult classic with Disney fans and the general public alike. Here we are, 55 years on with a spin-off film Maleficent named after the films central villain. Before you set off to watch…

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Walt Disney (Tom Hanks) and P.L. Travers (Emma Thompson) walk through Disneyland

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Blue Umbrella visual featuring a blue and red umbrella.

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Monsters University publicity poster

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