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Sleeping Beauty (movie)

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  • Friends of the Libraries: Get your education at the library

    A better-educated society tends to be more comfortable financially. So it was no surprise to see the report on voter turnout in last Sunday's Orange County Register — although voter turnout was not my main interest. Two graphics showed...
  • Ballet, opera onscreen at Enzian Theater

    Ballet, opera onscreen at Enzian Theater
    If you're looking for opera or ballet this summer, look no further than Enzian Theater in Maitland. The Enzian's annual Opera and Ballet on the Big Screen Summer Series runs through Sept. 20. Performances are filmed at some of the world's great arts...
  • The 30 greatest Disney villains of all time

    The 30 greatest Disney villains of all time
    Ralph in Disney's "Wreck-It-Ralph" said it best.  "I am bad and that is good. I will never be good and that's not bad. There's no one I'd rather be than me."  The key to a great hero is an even greater villain.  While Ralph made the rare switch from...
  • Angelina Jolie is wickedly good in the not-quite-classic 'Maleficent'

    In re-imagining the infamous evil queen who curses an innocent girl, "Maleficent" is very much a cautionary tale for modern times. It essentially begs the question — are you sure it was the shrew that needed taming? It stars a wickedly good...
  • 'Maleficent' and why we love our childhood villains

    'Maleficent' and why we love our childhood villains
    She is the meanest woman ever to get her own plush toy. Maleficent, the wicked fairy from "Sleeping Beauty" who condemns the infant Princess Aurora to die, is the protagonist of a new movie starring Angelina Jolie and an unlikely character to boast...
  • Movie review: 'Maleficent'

    Movie review: 'Maleficent'
    The formula works. It worked with "Wicked" on stage and it worked with "Frozen" on film — tilting the storytelling prism so that a new angle on a well-known fairy tale appears in the light. The strategy depends on humanizing characters formerly...
  • Angelina Jolie gets "wicked" in Disney's MALEFICENT

    Angelina Jolie gets "wicked" in Disney's MALEFICENT
    “I’m not a bad girl, I’m just drawn that way.” – Jessica Rabbit The nature of fairy tales and how they are told is a central theme in Disney’s MALEFICENT, starring Angelina Jolie (Tomb Raider, Mr. & Mrs. Smith),...
  • 'Maleficent' reviews: Angelina Jolie, at least, is bewitching

    In "Maleficent," the iconic Disney sorceress finally gets to tell her side of the "Sleeping Beauty" story — while being played by Angelina Jolie, no less. So how does she fare? While critics are giving mixed reviews to the film and first-time...
  • Witch switch

    Witch switch
    The formula worked with "Wicked," and it worked with "Frozen" — tilting the storytelling prism so that a new angle on a well-known fairy tale appears. The strategy depends on humanizing characters formerly known as evil, so that another tale of...
  • Box office: 'Maleficent' casts a spell on Friday audiences

    Angelina Jolie's first live-action role in four years looks to be a lucrative one thus far as "Maleficent" surged to the top of a crowded summer field with an estimated $24 million in ticket sales on Friday. The Disney spinoff from "Sleeping Beauty"...
  • 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' Has Year's Biggest Opening Day, Set for $104 Million Weekend

    "Transformers: Age of Extinction" has obliterated the box office, hauling in a higher-than-expected $41.6 million Stateside on Friday, the biggest opening day of the year. The robots look to do more damage en route to a whopping $104 million-plus debut...