Cruella (2021)

I’m going to whisper this quietly so nobody freaks out, *I’ve never seen the 1996 live action version of 101 Dalmatians*. Not the hugest cinematic crime, I know, but it does mean that I haven’t experienced the full glory of Glenn Close’s Cruella de Vil. I do, of course, have fond memories of the 1961…

The Little Stranger (2018)

For his first film since the 2015 triumph Room, director Lenny Abrahamson has chosen to adapt a Sarah Waters novel, but not the kind of novel you might be imagining. Most strongly known for her popular lesbian themed Victorian narratives like Tipping The Velvet and Fingersmith,¬†Waters departed from her niche in 2009 to give readers…