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Film Review: Maleficent (2014): Walt Disney Pictures Misses the Point

30 May 2014 9:17 AM, PDT | Film-Book | See recent Film-Book news »

  Maleficent (2014) Film Review, a movie directed by Robert Stromberg, and starring Angelina JolieElle FanningSharlto CopleyLesley ManvilleImelda StauntonJuno TempleSam RileyBrenton ThwaitesKenneth Cranham, Hanna New, Isobelle MolloyElla PurnellJackson Bews. I’m sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but it’s hard imagine how Disney could have screwed this up. Since her debut fifty-five years ago in Sleeping Beauty, [...]

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‘Maleficent’ Review

27 May 2014 4:01 PM, PDT | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Stars: Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Sharlto Copley, Lesley Manville, Imelda Staunton, Juno Temple, Sam Riley, Brenton Thwaites, Kenneth Cranham, Hannah New, Isobelle Molloy, Michael Higgins, Ella Purnell, Jackson Bews | Written by Linda Woolverton | Directed by Robert Stromberg

Having never been a fan of the romantic cliches that pervade the majority of Disney films, I wasn’t initially keen on seeing their latest offering, Maleficent. Granted, the Disney of old created some of the world’s most loved characters, but they also crafted the infamous ‘Disney Princess’. The emergence of this mythical personality not only meant a predictable storyline of ‘miserable girl seeks true love in order to live happily ever after’ in a succession of films I watched as a child, but more worryingly it cemented that line of thinking in the minds of generations of young girls. With Maleficent, Disney appears to have taken a different tact – perhaps influenced »

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The Dark Fairy Takes Flight in the Latest 'Maleficent' Clip

16 May 2014 10:08 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Before her heart turned to stone, Maleficent was a happy fairy watching over her land and taking long flights through the clouds...Until an evil king ripped her wings away and shamed her into exile. Watch the latest clip for this Disney fantasy adventure, which finds the dark fairy enjoying life as she soars across a mystical landscape, at peace with the creatures that call her mother.

Maleficent comes to theaters May 30th, 2014 and stars Angelina Jolie, Juno Temple, Elle Fanning, Sharlto Copley, Toby Regbo, Brenton Thwaites, Peter Capaldi, Ella Purnell. The film is directed by Robert Stromberg. »

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The Dark Fairy Takes Flight in Latest 'Maleficent' Clip

16 May 2014 10:08 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Before her heart turned to stone, Maleficent was a happy fairy watching over her land and taking long flights through the clouds...Until an evil king ripped her wings away and shamed her into exile. Watch the latest clip for this Disney fantasy adventure, which finds the dark fairy enjoying life as she soars across a mystical landscape, at peace with the creatures that call her mother.

Maleficent comes to theaters May 30th, 2014 and stars Angelina Jolie, Juno Temple, Elle Fanning, Sharlto Copley, Toby Regbo, Brenton Thwaites, Peter Capaldi, Ella Purnell. The film is directed by Robert Stromberg. »

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Sleeping Beauty Meets Her Fairy Godmother in 'Maleficent' Clip

15 May 2014 11:05 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Young Princess Aurora (Elle Fanning) encounters the wicked Maleficent (Angelina Jolie) for the first time in this latest scene from Disney's fantasy adventure. Robert Stromberg directs this fairy tale which offers an origin story for the classic Sleeping Beauty villain, showing how her heart was turned to pure stone. Despite her nefarious appearance, Aurora believes Maleficent is her fairy godmother, in theaters May 30.

Maleficent comes to theaters May 30th, 2014 and stars Angelina Jolie, Juno Temple, Elle Fanning, Sharlto Copley, Toby Regbo, Brenton Thwaites, Peter Capaldi, Ella Purnell. The film is directed by Robert Stromberg. »

- MovieWeb

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The Queen of the Moors Claims Her Throne in New 'Maleficent' Clip

14 May 2014 10:30 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Angelina Jolie is the Queen of the Moors in a new clip from Walt Disney Pictures' Maleficent. Watch as the Dark Fairy takes a stroll through her beautiful kingdom, revealing a fantasy landscape filled with exotic animals and magical creatures. Maleficent's wings have been ripped from her back, and now she sits on her throne, plotting her revenge. Her loyal subjects cower as they know what's coming next in this fairy tale that flips the script on the 1959 animated classic Sleeping Beauty. Will Maleficent retrieve her wings, or will her heart stay stone cold forever? Find out, in theaters soon.

Maleficent comes to theaters May 30th, 2014 and stars Angelina Jolie, Juno Temple, Elle Fanning, Sharlto Copley, Toby Regbo, Brenton Thwaites, Peter Capaldi, Ella Purnell. The film is directed by Robert Stromberg. »

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'Maleficent' Featurette and Clip: A Sleep Like Death

13 May 2014 12:47 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Princess Aurora falls into a sleep like death in the latest clip from Maleficent. Watch as the dark fairy places an ancient curse on the innocent girl, which will have serious repercussions in the near future. We also have a new featurette that explores the light and dark side of this fairy tale adventure with stars Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning.

Maleficent comes to theaters May 30th, 2014 and stars Angelina Jolie, Juno Temple, Elle Fanning, Sharlto Copley, Toby Regbo, Brenton Thwaites, Peter Capaldi, Ella Purnell. The film is directed by Robert Stromberg. »

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Happily Ever After Is Over in 2 'Maleficent' TV Spots

9 May 2014 12:30 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

An evil king (Sharlto Copley) has ripped Maleficent's wings from her body in 2 new TV spots for this upcoming Disney fantasy adventure. Watch as the dark fairy (Angelina Jolie) returns to claim what is rightfully hers and exact revenge on an unexpecting kingdom. As well, if you wish to see the 3D sneak preview at Disney's California Adventure: clickHere

Maleficent comes to theaters May 30th, 2014 and stars Angelina Jolie, Juno Temple, Elle Fanning, Sharlto Copley, Toby Regbo, Brenton Thwaites, Peter Capaldi, Ella Purnell. The film is directed by Robert Stromberg. »

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First 'Maleficent' Clip Crashes the King's Party

8 May 2014 8:04 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Maleficent (Angelina Jolie) crashes the King's (Sharlto Copley) party in the first official clip from Disney's upcoming fantasy adventure. Its clear that Stefan and his court do not want this dark fairy anywhere near their kingdom. Watch as she summons an audience with those who helped turn her pure heart into stone.

Maleficent comes to theaters May 30th, 2014 and stars Angelina Jolie, Juno Temple, Elle Fanning, Sharlto Copley, Toby Regbo, Brenton Thwaites, Peter Capaldi, Ella Purnell. The film is directed by Robert Stromberg. »

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Final 'Maleficent' Trailer

7 May 2014 11:08 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

With its release just weeks away, Disney has debuted the final trailer for Maleficent. Watch as the untold story of Disney's most iconic villain comes to life. Driven by revenge and a fierce desire to protect the moors over which she presides, Maleficent (Angelina Jolie) cruelly places an irrevocable curse upon the human king's newborn infant Aurora (Elle Fanning). As the child grows, Aurora is caught in the middle of the seething conflict between the forest kingdom she has grown to love and the human kingdom that holds her legacy. Maleficent realizes that Aurora may hold the key to peace in the land and is forced to take drastic actions that will change both worlds forever. Learn the legend, know the tale. In theaters May 30.

Maleficent comes to theaters May 30th, 2014 and stars Angelina Jolie, Juno Temple, Elle Fanning, Sharlto Copley, Toby Regbo, Brenton Thwaites, Peter Capaldi, Ella Purnell. The »

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'Maleficent' Creatures Featurette

7 May 2014 8:18 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Maleficent (Angelina Jolie) commands the magical creatures of her kingdom, including the powerful tree warrior, the luminous water fairy, and the gargantuan forest dragon. They all stand with the dark fairy against those who dare invade her land. No creature is more loyal than shape shifter Diaval (Sam Riley). One minute a man, next a raven, he can take on any form. Truly this land is filled with extraordinary creatures. But the most fearsome creature of all is Maleficent herself, with massive wings, powerful magic and mighty strength. She is a ruthless force to be reckoned with this summer. Uncover all the secrets of the forest in Disney's latest adventure.

Maleficent comes to theaters May 30th, 2014 and stars Angelina Jolie, Juno Temple, Elle Fanning, Sharlto Copley, Toby Regbo, Brenton Thwaites, Peter Capaldi, Ella Purnell. The film is directed by Robert Stromberg. »

- MovieWeb

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This Is 'Maleficent' Featurette: Meet the Dark Fairy

6 May 2014 7:39 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Get to know the true Maleficent in an all-new featurette for the upcoming Disney fantasy adventure. Star Angelina Jolie shares her first memories of this iconic villain, and what it was about the dark fairy that drew her to the role. Some of the background and history is explore in new footage and interviews with the cast and crew. This is Maleficent. Make peace with her stone heart before she destroys you. In theaters soon.

Maleficent comes to theaters May 30th, 2014 and stars Angelina Jolie, Juno Temple, Elle Fanning, Sharlto Copley, Toby Regbo, Brenton Thwaites, Peter Capaldi, Ella Purnell. The film is directed by Robert Stromberg. »

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'Maleficent' Creature Concept Art and New Photos

5 May 2014 8:46 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Walt Disney Pictures has released new photos and concept art images from Maleficent, featuring Angelina Jolie as the title character, Juno Temple as Thistletwit, Sharlto Copley as King Stefan and Imelda Staunton as Knotgrass. We also have concept art illustrations that show early designs of creatures such as the Mushroom Faerie and Wallerbog. Click on our galleries to check out these new images before director Robert Stromberg's upcoming fantasy adventure arrives in theaters May 30.

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Maleficent comes to theaters May 30th, 2014 and stars Angelina Jolie, Juno Temple, Elle Fanning, Sharlto Copley, Toby Regbo, Brenton Thwaites, Peter Capaldi, Ella Purnell. The film is directed by Robert Stromberg. »

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'Maleficent' IMAX Poster

5 May 2014 10:48 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Angelina Jolie and her wicked horns are featured in the new IMAX poster for Maleficent, which arrives in traditional and IMAX theaters nationwide on May 30. Longtime production designer Robert Stromberg makes his directorial debut with this fantasy, that shows how the Sleeping Beauty villain's heart was turned to pure stone. Take a look at the one-sheet, then read on for details on how you can order your tickets for this adventure in IMAX 3D theaters.

Evil has a beginning.... Presale tickets to experience Maleficent in IMAX 3D are available Now! Get yours here: IMAX.com

Maleficent comes to theaters May 30th, 2014 and stars Angelina Jolie, Juno Temple, Elle Fanning, Sharlto Copley, Toby Regbo, Brenton Thwaites, Peter Capaldi, Ella Purnell. The film is directed by Robert Stromberg. »

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Meet the Characters of 'Maleficent' with 5 New Posters

5 May 2014 7:17 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Five new character posters for Disney's Sleeping Beauty adaptation Maleficent have surfaced. These latest one-sheets feature Princess Aurora (Elle Fanning), Diaval (Sam Riley), King Stefan (Sharlto Copley), the Pixies and Maleficent (Angelina Jolie). Take a look.

Princess Aurora: A thoughtful and kind princess, who develops a bond with the native creatures of the forest kingdom unaware that she is the target for Maleficent's plans.

Diaval: A shapeshifter and Maleficent's confidant, who constantly shows that he's not afraid to speak his mind.

Stefan: Maleficent's former childhood friend and Aurora's father, who will stop at nothing to protect his child.

Knotgrass, Flittle and Thistlewit: The pixies, who are charged with raising Aurora in secret until her sixteenth birthday.

Maleficent: A vindictive fairy, who rises to become the self-proclaimed "Mistress of All Evil".

Maleficent explores the untold story of Disney's most iconic villain from the classic "Sleeping Beauty and »

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Watch New Footage in 'Maleficent' Extended TV Spot and 2 Featurettes

2 May 2014 10:12 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Disney has released an extended TV Spot and 2 featurettes that reveal quite a bit of new footage, as the truth behind the legend of Maleficent is exposed. In a world filled with magic and mystery, this latest sneak peek teases secrets that have not yet been revealed. Prepare to discover the truth about a curse that threatens to last until the end of time. The legend is retold for a new audience this May. No power on earth can stop Angelina Jolie as Maleficent!

Maleficent comes to theaters May 30th, 2014 and stars Angelina Jolie, Juno Temple, Elle Fanning, Sharlto Copley, Toby Regbo, Brenton Thwaites, Peter Capaldi, Ella Purnell. The film is directed by Robert Stromberg. »

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'Maleficent' Viral Video Launches New Instagram Contest

17 April 2014 3:00 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Do you have what it takes to embrace your inner evil like Maleficent? Walt Disney Pictures has released a viral video for a new contest where fans can enter for a chance to win a trip to the World Premiere of Maleficent by recreating your own Maleficent Laugh. To enter, post a video on Instagram with #MaleficentLaughSweeps or #SorteoLaRisaMaleficent. Take a look at this video below, and clickHere to read the full official rules.

Maleficent comes to theaters May 30th, 2014 and stars Angelina Jolie, Juno Temple, Elle Fanning, Sharlto Copley, Toby Regbo, Brenton Thwaites, Peter Capaldi, Ella Purnell. The film is directed by Robert Stromberg. »

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'Maleficent' Featurette Explores the Mythology Behind the Fairy Tale

17 April 2014 10:38 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Stars Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning delve into the story and mythology behind Maleficent in the first featurette for this Disney fantasy adventure. This dark take on the original 1959 animated classic Sleeping Beauty steers things in a new direction, offering a peek behind the curtain at this iconic villain with the stone heart. The cast and crew promise audiences something they won't expect, in theaters this May.

Maleficent comes to theaters May 30th, 2014 and stars Angelina Jolie, Juno Temple, Elle Fanning, Sharlto Copley, Toby Regbo, Brenton Thwaites, Peter Capaldi, Ella Purnell. The film is directed by Robert Stromberg. »

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Fairies, Trolls and a Dragon Appear in 14 New 'Maleficent' Images

12 April 2014 6:19 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Disney has released 14 new photos from their upcoming fantasy adventure Maleficent, offering a great look at the title villain herself, played by Angelina Jolie. We also get new images of Elle Fanning as Princess Aurora and Sam Riley as Diaval, along with a fierce dragon, a couple of well meaning trolls, and two of the fairies played by Imelda Staunton (Knotgrass) and Lesley Manville (Flittle) in this upcoming fairy tale.

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The untold story of the villain from Sleeping Beauty reveals the events that hardened Maleficent's heart and drove her to curse the baby, Aurora, only to later realize that the child may hold the key to peace in the land.

Maleficent comes to theaters May 30th, 2014 and stars Angelina Jolie, Juno Temple, »

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'Maleficent' TV Spot Teases a Dark Timeless Tale

4 April 2014 5:40 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Maleficent has debuted a new TV spot full of knoble knights, mythical creatures, dragons and a very sleepy princess. But they are no match for the evil fairy who's heart has turned to stone. Watch as a timeless tale goes dark in this latest footage which teases plenty of action. No man or beast is a match for the deliciously deceitful Angelina Jolie. Revenge will be hers!

Maleficent comes to theaters May 30th, 2014 and stars Angelina Jolie, Juno Temple, Elle Fanning, Sharlto Copley, Toby Regbo, Brenton Thwaites, Peter Capaldi, Ella Purnell. The film is directed by Robert Stromberg. »

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