Here's the 1970 re-distributed pressbook for Walt Disney's Sleeping Beauty. When looking at a pressbook from the Disney studios, you first wonder at the amount of merchandising they line up; then you wonder at the care with which they treat their creations. I enjoyed the live-action Maleficent (2014) movie with Angelina Jolie, but not knowing her background makes her all the more sinister fun in this animated movie. She's simply evil. Malevolent beings lose a lot of their mystique and intensity once you start to provide a backstory, don't you think? For instance, for me, Pinhead loses something once we find out who he was. Evil is all the more effective in drama when it simply exists, without reasons for being.
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