Maleficent (2014) (C)
"Angelina Jolie is wickedly good."
Betsy Sharkey, Los Angeles Times.
Explore the untold story of Disney's most iconic villain in this wickedly fun twist on the classic tale of Sleeping Beauty.
In an unforgiving mood after a neighboring kingdom threatens her forest, Maleficent (Angelina Jolie) places an irrevocable curse on the king's newborn daughter, the Princess Aurora.
But as the child grows, Maleficent finds herself becoming fond of the girl. And as the conflict between the two realms intensifies, Maleficent realizes that Aurora may hold the key to peace in the land.
Journey beyond the fairy tale in this soaring adventure that is "visually arresting, brilliantly designed." (Andrew Barker, Variety). -- Walt Disney Pictures, 2014, USA/UK.
Starring Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Juno Temple, Sharlto Copley, Isobelle Molloy, Miranda Richardson, Brenton Thwaites, Imelda Staunton, Sam Riley, Peter Capaldi.
Directed by Robert Stromberg.
DVD Release Date: November 4, 2014.
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