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April 18, 2014 | By Oliver Gettell
Two iconic female screen presences will return to the multiplex after an extended absence in "Maleficent," Disney's retelling of "Sleeping Beauty": star Angelina Jolie, and the title character she portrays. In a new featurette about the film, which opens May 30, Jolie and her fellow cast and crew say the tale will answer questions about the past and future of Maleficent, the sorceress who cursed Princess Aurora into a death-like slumber in the 1959 animated musical version of the classic fairy tale.
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January 21, 2011 | By Jessica Gelt, Los Angeles Times
Tequila isn't in an exclusive relationship with sweet-and-sour mix. No, the margarita does not own its tempting agave heart. The spirit lends itself nicely to a variety of other mixers, including hibiscus juice. It lovingly cohabitates with this ruby-colored nectar in a cocktail called Angelina at Mas Malo in downtown Los Angeles. Made from the flower of the same name, the juice's flavor is soft and sweet. The addition of hibiscus-infused tequila, a hint of simple syrup and the tart tang of lime makes the drink as addictive as a kiss.
FOOD
April 12, 2014 | By S. Irene Virbila
The second vintage from Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's wine estate in southeast France is a spectacular rosé from an unspectacular year. Made by the Perrin family of the renowned Châteauneuf-du-Pape estate Château de Beaucastel, the 2013 Château Miraval rosé is elegant and fresh, with a scent of wild strawberries. I could drink this very serious rosé all summer long. Quantities are limited, though, and this one may be gone even before summer gets here. Have it with radishes and butter, with toasts spread with tapenade, crudités, grilled salmon or a simple roast chicken.
NEWS
May 25, 2000
This letter is in reference to the story in the May 18 issue about the marriage between Billy Bob Thornton and Angelina Jolie ("We've Only Just Begun"). It was neither news nor was it funny. It made fun of these two people by ridiculing their multiple marriages and Angelina's close relationship with her brother. This article did not enlighten or entertain me and I am disappointed that the L.A. Times chose to put such an unworthy article in its newspaper. --KATHLEEN NIEDERST GOODMAN Tarzana
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March 5, 2014 | By Nardine Saad
The final shoe has yet to drop for "Sex and the City's" Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte and Miranda, according to the franchise's star, Sarah Jessica Parker. But that doesn't necessarily mean a third "Sex and the City" film based on the HBO comedy is already being cobbled together. In an appearance Wednesday appearance on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," the 48-year-old actress confronted the notion of another iteration of the sartorially charged series about the sexual exploits and relationships of four well-heeled New York women.
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November 12, 2013 | By John Horn
The evil sorceress from "Sleeping Beauty" looks pretty evil indeed. The new poster for Angelina Jolie in "Maleficent" has been unveiled, and the actress doesn't look like someone you'd have over for Thanksgiving supper. In a black, horned headdress from a costume designed by Anna B. Sheppard ("DragonHeart," "Schindler's List" and "The Pianist"), Jolie stares out in the poster as if she has some rather dangerous designs. The movie is a retelling of the famous fable from the point of view of its villainess.
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March 28, 2013 | By Christie D'Zurilla
Stand down, secret-wedding watchers: Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are still only engaged, not married. A jewelry swap by Jolie for the purposes of a U.N. humanitarian trip to the Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday had some imaginations churning. Us Weekly, which has apparently been watching Jolie's left hand very carefully, first called attention to a gold band that replaced Angie's massive sparkler during the trip to meet with survivors of sexual violence. Jolie had first touched down in Rwanda on Sunday.
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May 2, 2010 | By Glenn Whipp, Special to the Los Angeles Times
Angelina Jolie and stunt coordinator Simon Crane share a shorthand developed over six movies in which the petite, 34-year-old actress has spent almost as much time harnessed to cables as she has sitting in the makeup chair. "We know how to write an action sequence that plays to her skill set," Crane says by phone from Venice, Italy, where he's now working with Jolie and Johnny Depp on "The Tourist." "She's probably more opinionated and stubborn than when we first started. But then, that's my job — to tell her what is possible and what is not."
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November 1, 2013 | By Mark Olsen
With the time-skipping rom-com "About Time" opening this weekend in theaters, photos were just released that include its rising star, Domhnall Gleeson, on the set of "Unbroken. " The second feature directed by Angelina Jolie, the film began production earlier this month. "Unbroken" tells the true story of Louis "Louie" Zamperini, played by Jack O'Connell, who survived on a raft with two fellow crewmen for 47 days after being shot down in WWII, only to be captured and detained for two years as prisoners-of-war by the Japanese.
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March 25, 2014 | By Amy Kaufman, This post has been corrected. See note below for details
LAS VEGAS - At CinemaCon, most movie studios trot out a slew of their most recognizable actors and filmmakers. But when Angelina Jolie is in town, there's really no need to bring any other star on stage. That was the message Universal Studios conveyed Tuesday, when the actress surprised exhibitors by turning up to preview “Unbroken,” the World War II drama she directed, which is due out this Christmas. It wasn't that unusual to see a celebrity of her caliber at the event - this week, Johnny Depp, Clint Eastwood and Mark Wahlberg all are scheduled for Sin City.
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March 5, 2014 | By Nardine Saad
Angelina Jolie knows that she can appear to be a bit austere in the public eye, but when she's at home, the brunet beauty says, she relaxes and makes sure to have fun. The 38-year-old actress-director, who appears in character for "Maleficent" on this week's issue of Entertainment Weekly, told the mag she's a different person at home. "Outside my home I can be somewhat serious," Jolie said ( via People). "We laugh and we play, and I'm light again, and I'm a kid again, and I'm loving and soft again, because they've brought that back in my life.
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February 17, 2014 | By Oliver Gettell
As an actress, Angelina Jolie has played her share of butt-kicking, larger-than-life action heroines. Now her first studio film as a director, "Unbroken," finds her exploring heroism of a different sort in the story of 1936 Olympian Louis Zamperini, who survived on a raft with two other crewmen for 47 days after being shot down during World War II, only to be captured by the Japanese and held for two years as prisoners of war. Universal Pictures debuted...
NEWS
December 30, 2013 | By Amy Hubbard
The annual Gallup poll of the most admired men and women in America has come out, and it contains two actors, a queen, a pope, a Pakistani, a talk show host and a plethora of politicians. President Obama hung on to the top spot on the list of most admired men, despite the healthcare drama, for the sixth year in a row.  Meanwhile, Hillary Clinton was first on the list of most admired women -- her record-setting 18th (count 'em) time on the list.  Francis, the pope whose popularity soared in 2013 amid anecdotes of his selflessness and frugality, tied for second with George W. Bush.
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November 17, 2013 | By Glenn Whipp
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Governors Awards - or as Martin Short called them, the "highest honor an actor can receive ... in mid-November" - were presented Saturday evening in Hollywood. And Short's joking comment aside, the evening made for a heartfelt tribute to three movie legends - Steve Martin, Angela Lansbury and Italian costume designer Piero Tosi - picking up honorary awards for their body of work, as well as Angelina Jolie, winner of the academy's Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award.
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November 12, 2013 | By John Horn
The evil sorceress from "Sleeping Beauty" looks pretty evil indeed. The new poster for Angelina Jolie in "Maleficent" has been unveiled, and the actress doesn't look like someone you'd have over for Thanksgiving supper. In a black, horned headdress from a costume designed by Anna B. Sheppard ("DragonHeart," "Schindler's List" and "The Pianist"), Jolie stares out in the poster as if she has some rather dangerous designs. The movie is a retelling of the famous fable from the point of view of its villainess.
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November 17, 2006 | From the Associated Press
Angelina Jolie's bodyguards on Thursday allegedly roughed up parents and students at a school in the Indian city of Mumbai where the star was filming scenes for her latest movie, with one guard calling parents "bloody Indians," witnesses said. Thursday's fracas was the latest in a string of violent confrontations Jolie's Western bodyguards have been involved in since the star arrived in India last month to film parts of "A Mighty Heart," a movie about slain American journalist Daniel Pearl.
NEWS
September 15, 2005 | Valli Herman
The makeover of St. John Knits continues with the expected announcement today that the tattooed tabloid temptress Angelina Jolie will be the next public face for the Irvine-based luxury knitwear. The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday that Jolie is next in line to bring a younger, fresher glamour to the company, long personified by the founder's daughter, Kelly Gray.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 1, 2013 | By Mark Olsen
With the time-skipping rom-com "About Time" opening this weekend in theaters, photos were just released that include its rising star, Domhnall Gleeson, on the set of "Unbroken. " The second feature directed by Angelina Jolie, the film began production earlier this month. "Unbroken" tells the true story of Louis "Louie" Zamperini, played by Jack O'Connell, who survived on a raft with two fellow crewmen for 47 days after being shot down in WWII, only to be captured and detained for two years as prisoners-of-war by the Japanese.
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September 5, 2013 | By John Horn
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will honor actress Angelina Jolie with its Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award, a coveted honor given to people "whose humanitarian efforts have brought credit to the industry.” The academy also announced Thursday that it would give special honorary awards to Angela Lansbury, Steve Martin and veteran costume designer Piero Tosi. Once part of the annual Oscar telecast, the Governors Awards are now a separate event. The fifth-annual ceremony will occur on Nov. 16 at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at the Hollywood & Highland Center.
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