Has marriage changed things between them?
“It did change,” she said. “We were fortunate enough to be in that unusual situation, we got married with our [six] children and they were part of the ceremony. It was all of us agreeing to be together and to just commit to this life together. Not because we had to … because we were absolutely sure we felt that much of a family.”
Jolie is interested in improving herself since getting married:
“We have more moments where I say, ‘I’m going to be a better wife,'” she said. “‘I’m going to learn to cook.’ and [Brad] says, ‘Oh, honey, know what you’re good at.’ … But I do like, ‘No, no, no, I’m going to get this wife thing down.’ He knows my limitations and where I’m a good wife and a good mom.”
She and Brad spent their honeymoon making a movie about a troubled marriage:
“[Shooting By the Sea] felt like the appropriate thing to do on our honeymoon,” she chuckled. “We wanted to try things; we wanted to push each other; we wanted to be artists and see what we could make.” So did the dynamic duo always see eye-to-artistic-eye? “I’m sure I had many moments with the actor, and I’m sure he had many moments with the director,” she noted.
Jolie is currently on a promotional tour for her latest directing effort, Unbroken, and she revealed to Entertainment Weekly that she wanted to direct that film so bad! She had a unique way of passing away the time while waiting to learn if she received the job.
“I started wrapping everything – even little things that went in the stocking. I couldn’t just sit there and wait for the phone. So I was like, ‘I’ll wrap this whistle! I’ll wrap this candy cane!'”
How bad did she want that job? “I had to pitch really hard,” she recalls of her meeting when she was up for the job, but wasn’t a shoo-in. “I was on fire. There was no stopping me. I was completely insane.”
Congratulations on getting the job Angelina, and with preparing your next meal.