Angelina Jolie returns as the misunderstood Maleficent in Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil. In this sequel to the 2014 Maleficent, Maleficent and her goddaughter Aurora (Elle Fanning) have their bonds tested by a new threat.
Aurora, the Queen of the Moors, has fallen for Prince Phillip (Harris Dickinson). His mother, Queen Ingrith (Michelle Pfeiffer), learns of their love and begins to plot against the world Aurora has lived in for so long. Queen Ingrith sees an opportunity to rid the world of the fairy creatures living in the Moors.
When Aurora, Maleficent, and Diaval (Sam Riley) meet with Prince Phillips family, things begin to go south quickly. Queen Ingrith enrages Maleficent. While the moment is hot, Queen Ingrith stabs her husband, King John (Robert Lindsay) with the enchanted needle from the spindle. This puts King John to sleep and sets in motion Queen Ingrith’s evil plans. Read more...
Paddington Bear (Ben Wishaw) once again makes an appearance on the big screen. After settling into the community, Paddington is a beloved member of the community who makes the lives of those around him better… Until one night when a thief breaks into Mr. Gruber’s (Jim Broadbent) antique shop to steal a very special pop-up book.
Paddington witnessed the thief breaking into the antique shop and began pursuing the culprit. Only to be accused of the theft himself.
This is when Paddington 2 really picks up steam. And the leadership lessons from Paddington 2 begin.
Caution: Paddington 2 spoilers below.
Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Paddington 2
1. Great leaders spring into action:
As Paddington 2 begins, we see a bear couple enjoying their time together on a bridge. The female bear, Lucy (Imelda Staunton), notices something wrong in the raging river below. There is a branch with a young bear cub struggling on it. Worse, the branch and cub are heading towards a waterfall. Read more...