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Maleficent (2014) Directed by Robert Stromberg Based on the story “La Belle au bois dormant” by Charles Perrault Also based on the Sleeping Beauty 619 more words
Movie Review

Beauty turned out to be a billion dollar beast for Disney writer

Linda Woolverton had an idea how to turn a fairy tale called Beauty and the Beast into a Broadway sensation.

More than two decades ago, the author of a pair of novels for young adults (Star Wind and Running Before the Wind) had been approached by Disney executives about adapting the popular fairy tale about the daughter of a small town inventor who catches the eye of a beast into an animated feature film, but Woolverton wanted to weave a little more contemporary female sensibility into the lead character. 877 more words


Review of "Maleficent": the real New Age of entertainment

Summary:  As a break from the FM website’s usual fare of geopolitical realism, film critic Locke Peterseim continues his look at recent Disney films. He discusses the momentous revolution in the creative arts, equivalent to Ford’s development of the assembly line. 1,813 more words

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Nominated for Best Costume Design (Anna B. Sheppard, Jane Clive) at the 87th Annual Academy Awards

Oh, those cheekbones…they deserve a movie all their own. A little make-up wizardry enhancement, and Angelina Jolie’s already prominent features become their own character. 355 more words


Alice in Wonderland -- review

Adapted by Linda Woolverton, based on Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Lewis Carroll.

Tim Burton infuriates me. In my review of Batman, I praised him for understanding the mythology’s characters more than anyone else. 698 more words

Linda Woolverton



Director: Robert Stormberg

Writers: Linda Woolverton, Charles Perrault

Stars: Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Sharlto Copley

IMDb rating: **********

My rating: *****

IMDb storyline:

A beautiful, pure-hearted young woman, Maleficent has an idyllic life growing up in peaceful forest kingdom, until one day when an invading army threatens the harmony of the land. 404 more words


So you see, the story is not quite as you were told - Maleficent

Have you guys watch the new Maleficent movie?
What do you guys think about it?

As a huge fans of maleficent I must say that I am not satisfied at all with the movie.. 456 more words