Re: Maleficent: Grading & Discussion SPOILERS
That, I'm willing to accept. She has some powers though she's not all-powerful. The same logic applies to other fantasy characters like Yoda, Gandalf, or Professor Dumbledore.
"I don't know half of you half as well as I should like; and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve."
--Bilbo Baggins, LOTR: Fellowship of the Ring