Angelina Jolie Is A Triple-Threat (Excluding Husband-Stealing)

Posted by Moxie on August 24th, 2010

Aug. 18, 2010 - Hollywood, California, U.S. - Angelina Jolie .attends the German premiere for the new film ''Salt'' .at Cinestar Theatre, Sony Center,Berlin Germany. 08-18-2010& xA; 2010& xA;K66140AM. © Red Carpet Pictures

Angelina Jolie’s been spotted over in Bosnia recently, doing research for an upcoming film that’s being described as a love story set during a period of war (so, basically, any time between now and the disintegration of Pangea). Most people assumed that Angelina would be starring in the movie, but it turns out she’ll be directing. From a screenplay that she wrote.

I have no idea how this might turn out. She seems reasonably intelligent and thoughtful, and she’s certainly worked with some incredibly talented people whom she could imitate. This just seems like an ambitious project for a first-time writer/director, but Angie’s a bit go-big-or-go-home, anyway. Based on her non-action-movie projects, though, I suspect this will be beautifully filmed but inclined to take itself too seriously, and that the only way I’ll watch it is if the main characters randomly have a new ethnic child every time they appear together. I like verisimilitude in my cinema.

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