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Disney Cruella

Review: Disney’s ‘Cruella’ is a riot says John Taggart

Cruella is without doubt Disney’s best live-action remake/prequel/revisionist reboot/whatever since Cinderella, possibly since 1996’s 101 Dalmatians. Remakes tend to be so slavishly frame-for-frame copies that they’re pointless (The Lion King, Aladdin) and/or underwhelming (Mulan, Beauty & the Beast). Meanwhile, revisionist retellings fail because canon-established ‘goodies’ (Stefan in Maleficent, even the Wizard in Wicked) are now …