Trish’s Trash: New Movies This Weekend
Maleficent– Angelina Jolie stars as Disney’s iconic villain from Sleeping Beauty in this live-action version. It’s told from her point of view and explains why she places the curse on Princess Aurora. As she grows, Aurora is caught in the middle of the conflict, and Maleficent takes drastic actions that will change both their lives. Elle Fanning is Aurora but Angelina’s own daughter, Vivienne Jolie-Pitt, has a cameo as Aurora when she was five years old. Below is a split screen version of the trailer which compares some of the scenes from the 1959 animated original to this new one! Rated PG.
A Million Ways to Die in the West-Seth MacFarlane directs, produces, co-writes and plays the role of the cowardly sheep farmer Albert. After Albert backs out of a gunfight, his girlfriend leaves him for another man, but he soon falls for a mysterious and beautiful woman who rides into town and helps him find his courage. When her husband, a notorious outlaw, arrives seeking revenge, Albert must put his newfound courage to the test. The film also stars Charlize Theron, Liam Neeson, Neil Patrick Harris and Amanda Seyfried. Plus cameos from Ewan McGregor, Gilbert Gottfried and Christopher Lloyd. Rated R.