TIME Entertainment movies Mighty Maleficent: Why Angelina Jolie Is the World’s Highest-Paid Actress Richard Corliss June 2, 2014 SHARE Matt Sayles—Invision/AP Angelina Jolie arrives at the world premiere of Maleficent at the El Capitan Theatre on May 28, 2014 in Los Angeles. Because she triumphs in many genres. Because she's popular here and abroad. Because she can out-stare any male star. And because she's Angelina Jolie!