This scene is SO important. Maleficent is with someone she trusts, someone she considers a friend. And then the next thing she knows, she wakes up in pain, bleeding, with her wings burned off. A huge part of her has been destroyed.
Rape is so prominent in our culture that it is in a Disney movie. Maybe not explicitly, but it is very clear what this scene represents and it is so sad.
Normally I hate adding comments to posts but considering Angelina Jolie is very involved in women’s rights and works overseas to bring awareness to sexual assault/rape/etc, I’m betting she did this intentionally to highlight it. I think she had a lot of control over this movie.
After announcing she was leaving her job at the KTVA station in Anchorage, Alaska, by telling viewers, “F—k it, I quit,” she joined HuffPost Live on Thursday and smoked a joint live on the air.
"I’ll spark up right now. It is what it is. I’m in the privacy of my own home."