Maleficent doubts her fitness as a mother. So did Angelina Jolie.

From left, Elle Fanning, Angelina Jolie and Sam Riley in

“Where she fails is that she doesn’t believe in herself,” Jolie said.

Will Smith does ageless work in ‘Gemini Man’

Will Smith, portraying Junior, foreground, and Henry Brogan in the Ang Lee film

“We created a language of my old characters and the moments of what he was trying to capture."

Movie tip: 'Downton Abbey'

I enjoyed this film well enough while I was watching it, but it — poof! — disappeared from my mind immediately afterward.

DVD tip: "Midsommar"

Folk horror film "Midsommar" is a mind-melter.

Movie tip: "The Farewell"

Awkwafina stars in this family drama.

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Brian McKnight — Dec. 5 at Foxwoods' Fox Theater; tickets on sale now; $39, $59

Goo Goo Dolls, Hanson, Andy Grammer, Dean Lewis — Dec. 13 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $35-$65

Marie Osmond Symphonic Christmas — Dec. 6 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $19, $39

Gary Gulman — Jan. 17 at Foxwoods' Fox Theater; tickets on sale now; $34, $44

Under the Streetlamp — Dec. 3, 4 at Katharine Hepburn Center; tickets on sale now; $65

They Might Be Giants — Feb. 6 at College Street Music Hall, New Haven; tickets on sale now; $25-$35