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MBTI: Maleficent- INFJ

Posted in MBTI Idealists, MBTI Stuff with tags , , , , on 09/09/2014 by McCutcheon

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Though the original Maleficent was full of what her name implies; malice, of course, the reimagining brought an entirely new perspective to the character, and one that showed us a darkened fairy rather than an evil witch.

Most would agree the original to be your basic evil queen, more than likely INTJ. You know how nasty those mofos can be. But Jolie’s portrayal displayed the traits INFJs in real life do: complex and misunderstood. Continue reading

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Lessons from Maleficent

Posted in Whatever with tags , , , , on 06/02/2014 by McCutcheon

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I didn’t particularly care for much of Maleficent myself though I know fans are pleased. Good for them. It’s always nice to have a franchise or characters you love brought to life in a way that’s unique but still entertaining all the same. I wouldn’t know.

But enough about me. One thing I appreciated about Maleficent though and that’s the underlying story. On the surface, it’s just a new twist on an old tale, but what is the actual message of the movie? Every story has an overall point and often times the writers aren’t even aware of the theme(s) until everything is said and done. Continue reading

Movie Review: Maleficent

Posted in Reviews! with tags , , , , , on 05/30/2014 by McCutcheon

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Stars: Angelina Jolie, Sharlto Copley, Elle Fanning, Sam Riley, Brenton Thwaites, Lesley Manville, Imelda Staunton, Juno Temple

Rated PG for sequences of fantasy action and violence, including frightening images, Running time 97 minutes minutes, Fantasy/Adventure/Family

Compare to: Snow White and the Huntsman (2012), Jack the Giant Slayer (2013)

It’s important for any movie to know what it is. Maleficent may know what it is and audiences that go in for it may too, and those may be the ones that enjoy it the most.

But many audiences may be left out because much like the plot and the characters involved, not everything is for everyone right? Continue reading