Maleficent returns in a sequel that attempts some big ideas relating to violence and terrorism but crumbles a bit when it inevitably caves into being ‘just another kids movie’. All in all though, it was invigorating to see two equally ambiguous female villains go head to head.
Murder on the Orient Express is an underwhelming whodunit. It takes itself way too seriously and doesn’t sell itself as a classic Agatha Christie tale. For its fantastic all star cast, it falls surprisingly flat in some moments.
Director Darren Aronofsky (Black Swan, Requiem for a Dream) returns to the psychological horror genre with Mother!.
The first trailer of the gorgeous Murder on the Orient Express looks dressed to impress, and with this star studded cast, not to mention Kenneth Branagh in the director’s chair, it might even beat the original.