Did you catch the trailer for the upcoming Disney film, ‘Maleficent,’ on the 56th Annual Grammy Awards? Angelina Jolie stars as my favorite be-horned villain in the reboot of ‘Sleeping Beauty.’ Her wicked ways and chiseled cheekbones take over the screen as a haunting version of ‘Once Upon a Dream‘ plays in the background.
Lana Del Rey’s rendition of the song is perfect with this darker twist that takes a fairytale into thriller territory. The film explores Maleficent’s side of the story. The elements of her betrayal that ultimately turn her pure heart to stone are revealed as Disney takes a new journey on this classic tale.
You remember how the story goes…In the name of revenge and a fierce desire to protect the moors over which she presides, she cruelly places an irrevocable curse upon the human king’s newborn infant, Aurora.
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