‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil’

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As promised, “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil” delivers the most vile, repugnant and terrifying creatures known to man. I’m speaking of course, about the three fairy godmothers, played by Imelda Staunton, Lesley Manville and Juno Temple, who have watched over Princess Aurora, played by Elle Fanning, since she was a baby. The actresses’ faces on CGI fairy bodies are the stuff of nightmares. You may have heard of the Uncanny Valley; this work is the Uncanny Bottomless Crevasse. Also Angelina Jolie is back as Maleficent, the imposing fairy who served as the villain for the 1959 animated film “Sleeping Beauty.” Maleficent got an origin movie back in 2014 that didn’t so much recontextualize the animated film as it did completely change the narrative so that Maleficent was the prot
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