Disney’s Maleficent Blu-Ray + DVD Review

Maleficent Blu-Ray DVD Combo Review

I desperately wanted to see Maleficent in theatres, but unfortunately, my husband and I never found the time to enjoy this film in theatres. Thankfully, with the release of the Maleficent Blu-Ray + DVD combo pack, I finally got the chance to sit down  and review this retold story about the villain from the 1959 Disney film, Sleeping Beauty.

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Angelina Jolie: I Feel in Contact With My Mother When I Look at My Children

Angelina Jolie Visits Shanghai

Angelina Jolie says she feels the influence of her late mother Marcheline Bertrand when it comes to parenting her six children with husband Brad Pitt.

I feel in contact with my mother when I look at my children,” the Maleficent actress told French Marie Claire magazine. “I can feel her influence over me then.”

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Brad Pitt: I Feel Like The Richest Man Alive Since I’ve Become a Father.

Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie Got Married!!  *FILE PHOTOS*

Being a father has made Brad Pitt feel like the richest man alive!

Speaking to Psychologies magazine, the Counselor actor revealed that having a family has brought him the most happiness in life. 

“You learn to value the basic beauty of family, of watching your children grow and evolve,” Pitt said. “It’s the most beautiful thing you can experience. I feel like the richest man alive since I’ve become a father.”

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Angelina Jolie’s Children Helped Design her Veil & Wedding Dress

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt Wedding Pictures

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt had the perfect wedding planners for their intimate Aug. 23 ceremony held at the chapel of Château Miraval, their estate in the French village of Correns. 

The personal artworks of Jolie and Pitt’s children – Maddox, Shiloh, Zahara, Pax, Vivienne, and Knox was represented on her wedding veil.  Luigi Massi, the master tailor at Atelier Versace’s sewed dozens of designs from her children’s drawings into the dress and veil. 

“Luigi is like family to me and I couldn’t imagine anyone else making this dress,” says Jolie. “He knows and cares for the children and it was great fun putting it together.”

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Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt Are Married. Their Children Took Part in The Wedding.

Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt Are Married. Their Children Took Part in The Wedding.

Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt are married!

On Thursday, a spokesperson for the couple of nine years confirmed to the Associate Press they married this past Saturday (Aug. 23) at Chateau Miraval, their private estate in France.

In the low-key ceremony attended by close family and friends, their 6 children  MaddoxPaxZaharaShiloh and twins Knox and Vivienne played a prominent role. 

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Opinions Clash Over Celebrity Culture & Your Teen

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Kids who keep up with pop culture are more like likely to have a “well-rounded knowledge” of modern life, according to James Bennett, an academic in television and digital culture at Royal Holloway, University of London. 

Speaking before the international Celebrity Studies Journal conference, Dr Bennett suggests that taking a greater interest in celebrity culture can boost understanding of politics, morality and the economy. 

He cites Angelina Jolie’s breast cancer and Madonna’s adoption as examples of introducing kids to important issues:… [read more]