Walt Disney Pictures released their new Angelina Jolie branded, fantasy flick, “Maleficent,” into theaters this weekend. I just checked it out, and thought it was pretty entertaining ,featuring a lot of great special effects,drama, a pretty big twist in the end, and more. The movie stars: Angelina Jolie, Sharlto Copley, Elle Fanning, Sam Riley, Imelda Staunton, Juno Temple, and Lesley Manville.
In the new flick, we were served up some backstory for Maleficent (Angelina Jolie), which revealed why she became so evil and full of hate. It turns out she was a good child fairy at the start and helped protect a peaceable forest kingdom. She met a young lad named Stefan and eventually fell in love with him. However, Stefan had other ambitions that grew greater than his love and spending time with Maleficent.
From there, we get bumped ahead in the story’s timeline. Maleficent is all grown up now, and in the midst of protecting her forest kingdom from a dark ruler, King Henry, and his army. It just so happens that Stefan is apart of King Henry’s crew. Read more »