The Best (and Worst) Movies of 2014

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So many great movies in 2014. Truly, a banner year for cinemafiles. What were the best (and worst), you ask? My choices, after the jump. ... See the Rest

Maleficent as Queer Allegory

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Did your gaydar go into overdrive during Maleficent? If so, you aren't the only one. J Bryan Lowder argues in Slate that beyond the extraordinary campiness of Angelina's performance, and of course the drag-friendly costume, the entire script seemed to be infused with queercentric themes.  ... See the Rest

Flashback: Sleeping Beauty Behind the Scenes

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In honor of today's release of Maleficent, take a trip down memory lane with this rare footage showing Disney animator's hard at work drawing Princess Aurora with the help of their live-action reference, actress Helene Stanley. We think it's safe to say it was a dream job for everyone involved. Maleficent is in theaters nationwide and stars ... See the Rest

The Reviews Are In: Angelina Looks Uh-Maaaa-Zing, But Maleficent is Only So-So


The critics are somewhat divided on Maleficent, the revisionist origin story of Sleeping Beauty's nemesis, starring a cheeky Angelina Jolie and an apparently dull-as-dishwater Elle Fanning. While Jolie's performance has mostly earned critical praise, the same can't be said for the film as a whole – it currently holds a 46 percent rating (aka ... See the Rest

Forget Angelina Jolie, Check Out Deven Green as Maleficent!

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That's it, the Maleficent movie clearly needs a re-shoot because they cast the wrong mistress of all evil! This fabulous portrait – showing off Deven Green's true talents – was created by the wonderful Franz Szony. Here's what he has to say about his piece, titled "Cast By Spell:" "Maleficent has been my favorite animated character since I was a ... See the Rest

Must See: Angelina Jolie as Maleficent on Entertainment Weekly

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Angelina Jolie as Maleficent looks absolutely spellbinding on the cover of Entertainment Weekly. You have to click over and see this beauty! ... See the Rest

Watch This Video Now: Maleficent Trailer

Video thumbnail for youtube video First Look: <i>Maleficent</i> Trailer - World of Wonder Disney just released the newest Maleficent trailer and it's exponentially better than the last. Set against a haunting cover of the classic song "Once Upon A Dream" performed by Lana Del Ray, the latest TV spot is much more darker in tone (for a Disney movie) than anything we've seen. But does Angelina have what it ... Watch Now

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