Posts Tagged ‘Angelina Jolie’

Film review: Unbroken

Dec 22 2014

For Americans, Louis Zamperini was a hero for many reasons. An athlete at the Berlin Olympics, he went on to serve in the air force during World War II, was shot down over the Pacific, survived in an open life raft only to be captured by the Japanese and subjected to a brutal regime in a POW camp.  Yet he endured it all, returning to Japan in his later years on a mission of forgiveness and reconciliation.

He’s not so well known in this country – until now, that is, with the release of Angelina Jolie’s second film as a director, Unbroken.

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Film review: Maleficent

May 29 2014

The summer blockbuster season is almost upon us – How To Train Your Dragon 2 and Pudsey:The Movie will be among the more family-friendly offerings during the school holidays.  But as a warm up act, we have Disney’s much-awaited Maleficent, which is released today.  And they don’t much more stylish than that ……

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Heads Up! Future Films: Maleficent

May 12 2014

The other side of the Sleeping Beauty story hits the big screen at the end of the month with the arrival of Disney’s much-anticipated Maleficent.

Angelina Jolie, complete with to-die-for cheekbones, brings animation’s most iconic villain to life.  And, as she reveals in this special feature, it was a character she was especially keen to play.

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