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Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • Jul 26, 2021 8:00 pm
  • 20:21

Disney’s latest fairytale feature is another backstory for a villain. Remember several years ago when Angelina Jolie gave us a terrifying but sympathetic version of Maleficent—the evil witch from Sleeping Beauty? Now the fashionable villain from Disney’s "101 Dalmations," Cruella DeVil, has been humanized in the recent film "Cruella." Kirsten Hawkes of Parent discusses morally gray protagonists, and why they’re often more interesting than heroes. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)