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Maleficent is no sleeper

Maleficent-17I haven’t seen the original Sleeping Beauty in years.  I really don’t remember much about it, outside of an attractive girl put to sleep by a curse that could only be awaken by a kiss.  I vaguely remembered a dragon and some other things as well, so when I walked into Maleficent I walked into this story mostly blind, and I enjoyed the heck out of it.

In the original Sleeping Beauty they never really gave you a good reason as to why the Maleficent was evil.  She just seemed evil for the sake of being evil.  The best villains in my opinion have a backstory and a valid reason for why they do what they have done.  There are two sides to every tale, and Maleficent tells the other side of story.

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