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    The Queen of Katwe review: An uplifting new Disney movie

    The Queen of Katwe is an uplifting and heartwarming new movie, one which will perhaps take Disney fans by surprise. A far cry from the sparkle and magic of your favourite Disney movies, The Queen of Katwe is set in the slums of Uganda, its heroine an illiterate and underprivileged young girl. There is no prince, no baddie, no […]

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    Disney’s Maleficent movie is magnificent – but is it for kids?

    Maleficent has long been my favourite baddie. In Disney’s 1959 classic kids movie Sleeping Beauty, the self-proclaimed Mistress of All Evil is deliciously despicable, and her curved horns lent her a chilling other-worldly edge. I am a massive fan of dark fantasy fiction, and cannot begin to describe how excited I was when I found […]