Screen gems: What’s ahead in movies and on TV for the week of May 25
05/22/2014 1:51 PM
05/22/2014 1:52 PM
Maleficent (PG): Angelina Jolie radiates elegant evil in this Disney tale about the villainous fairy from Sleeping Beauty and the young princess (Elle Fanning) she curses.
A Million Ways to Die in the West (R): Seth McFarlane (Family Guy, Ted) wrote, directed and stars in this comedy about a cowardly sheep farmer trying to learn courage in the wild, wild West. Charlize Theron, Liam Neeson and Neil Patrick Harris are among the people helping him out.
Chinese Puzzle (R): After his wife leaves him and moves to New York with their two children, a Frenchman decides he misses them too much and follows them overseas.
Mad Men (10 p.m. Sunday, AMC): I’m not sure how this half-season season is going to end, but according to last week’s preview someone slams a door, a phone rings and people are wearing shoes.
Petals on the Wind (8 p.m. Lifetime, Monday): This sequel to “Flowers in the Attic” had better be good, or I'll be creating my own sequel, “Thumb on the Remote.”
America’s Got Talent (8 p.m. Tuesday, NBC): Why don’t they put some of it on the judging panel?
Crossbones (10 p.m. Friday, NBC): White-bearded “Being John Malkovich” star John Malkovich portrays the pirate Blackbeard in this new drama from the creator of “Luther.”
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