Aug 3, Book review: ‘Angelina’ by Andrew Morton. The unauthorized biography presents a surprisingly sympathetic portrait of Angelina Jolie. Jul 25, This book’s “also by Andrew Morton” list has. Angelina Jolie, the subject of Andrew Morton’s biography. . An Unauthorized Biography. Jul 29, Angelina Jolie biography by Andrew Morton: I read it so you don’t the life of Angelina Jolie in Angelina: An Unauthorized Biography, out Aug.
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She’s great at the photo op. Is she so strikingly talented an actress that her craft has felt the impact? I was not greatly interested in reading this biography, but I had heard a lot of talk on the radio here in Portland so I thought that I would check it out. The writing is subpar in other ways, as well. It’s hard to say what is fact and what is fiction. First off I’ll say I didn’t like Angelina Jolie prior to reading this and I probably like her even less after reading this.
Her parents play heavily into much of who she is and her dynamics with each of them speak volumes. She should be commended on all her activist work with world hunge Andrew Morton is a good biographer. I felt an unpleasant judgmental vibe from the author about his subject, “Angie”. The only reason I finished this book was because the background stuff about what was going on in Hollywood at the time was pretty interesting to me. I did find the chapters about Angelina’s parents very interesting, particularly her mother’s odd relationship with Al Pacino and her attempts to marry off her daughter to Mick Jagger.
Book review: ‘Angelina’ by Andrew Morton – latimes
I did find the book jumping around a little bit so it was difficult to read at times. Read this with a grain of salt. While it seems the author did his homework I don’t really know since I rarely read about Hollywood the biography comes across as very emotionless and trivial.
Andrew Morton’s main hypothesis that abandonment by her mother as an infant produced much of Angelina’s distress, an inability to emotionally connect with people, her restlessness, her fascination with extreme behaviors Well, it was just okay. From her disturbing childhood to her currant anddew. Unauthorized biographies can offer a reader a general look into a star’s life, though the facts are not substantiated.
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Book review: ‘Angelina’ by Andrew Morton
What does Brad see in her? View all 3 comments. I generally like biographies but this one was a terrible read. It was all a little tawdry. There were many more affairs with married actors than I had ever heard about, and although I knew she was into drugs, I didn’t realize how heavily.
Want to Read saving…. She’s on UN committees, friends with Kofi Annan, makes suggestions on how to handle world hunger, mine infested nations, and international adopti I really unauthprized a break after spending 11 weeks reading Brothers Karamazov.
Some speculation and concern that her first child was a black market baby taken from his parents. While I do respect the amount of money she donates to charity I just have issues with her ange,ina thing. Dec 28, Nicki rated it it was ok Shelves: I’m sure she will continue to surprise and inspire.
Thanks for telling us about the problem. The photos alone would be worth the price of this book. I still think she is a homewrecker and a bit angelija an attention whore. Thus, it had a tabloid feel here and there. I was also uncomfortable reading this book because it felt like an invasion of Jolie’s privacy.
All the more power to her. When Angelina was about one year old, her mother–heartbroken due to her separation from Angie’s father Andrew Morton, in his unauthorized biography on actress and UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Angelina Jolie, cuts right to the core of her neurosis.
Angelina: An Unauthorized Biography by Andrew Morton
Tatt So-so as far as the celeb tell-all genre goes. Kind of an interesting book, but with no sources–could be fiction. Sep 20, Mary Lou rated it liked it Shelves: To emphasize the effects of this on Jolie, Morton quotes psychoanalyst Dr.
In Angelina, Morton writes with utmost explicit detail not only about Jolie’s childhood and upbringing, but also about the history of her parents Jon Voight and Marcheline Bertrand.
She’s a great actress but a woman to be pitied. Without compromising or hiding her sexual wildness, she has written her own definition of herself that includes all she is, of which sexual is only a part. It is as though Morton is just looking for reasons to pinpoint Jolie as a nasty individual. In fact, qngelina the end of the book, I’m pretty sure he dislikes her wholly.
This “biography” reads more like a soap opera script It was very sloooow moving in the beginning, too much background about her grandparents. It’s just not cool. But, since the world is home to plenty of Geminis who haven’t inked Thornton’s name below their bikini line on a whim, there’s clearly more at work. Morton trots out, “Joe Schmo, Beverly Hills psychologist, who has never treated Angelina or any of her family members” a moorton for opinions on her behavior. He lives in London.