Tag Archive: Elle Fanning

The Beguiled (2017)

The Beguiled (2017) Innocent, until betrayed. It can be argued that adding sex and violence to any form of literature will enliven it, these animalistic sensations some of our most tantalizing. It’s a… Continue reading

The Neon Demon (2016)

The Neon Demon (2016) Beauty is vicious The opening frame of Nicolas Winding Refn’s The Neon Demon reveals a young female, Jesse (played by Elle Fanning), sprawled on a luxurious satin sofa. While… Continue reading

Ballerina (2016)

Ballerina (2016) Never give up on your dreams Computer-generated family-friendly fare are a dine-a-dozen these days — to think, last year we had Disney’s Moana and Zootopia, Illumination Entertainment’s The Secret Life of… Continue reading

Live By Night (2016)

Live By Night (2016) The American Dream has a price Triple-threat Ben Affleck sinks back into the ‘writing-directing-acting’ chair for Live By Night, the fourth flick in his somewhat impressive career behind the… Continue reading

Maleficent (2014)

Maleficent (2014) Don’t believe the fairy tale There’s no denying it, the medium of traditional hand-drawn animation isn’t as attractive to the masses at it once was and still ought to be. With… Continue reading

Ginger & Rosa (2012)

Ginger & Rosa (2012) Friendship pulled them together. Love tore them apart. Ginger & Rosa is the new coming of age drama from writer/ director Sally Potter, Orlando (1992), The Man Who Cried… Continue reading