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4:00 PM on 12.11.2013

First trailer for Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return

As a child (and, who am I kidding, a child-like adult) I took great pleasure in being left repeatedly traumatized by 1985's weird and wonderful Return to Oz. Unfortunately, it looks like today's youngsters will have an ...

Isabelle Magliari

12:00 PM on 09.03.2013

See The Wizard of Oz 3D early and free

The Wizard of Oz, you say? But I've seen that a bajillion times. Yes, that may be true, but have you seen it in 3D and the big screen all digitally remastered? No, because that would be impossible until now since it was never...

Matthew Razak

1:00 PM on 06.04.2013

Wizard of Oz getting 3D re-release

It's hard to imagine how stunning The Wizard of Oz must have been to someone seeing it on the big scree 75 years ago. The incredible color and spectacle weren't really matched back then, but for a modern audience seeing the c...

Matthew Razak

4:00 PM on 03.08.2013

UPDATE: Disney already planning Oz sequel

UPDATE: Raimi has announced that he shan't be coming back to helm the next installment. Mila Kunis has however said that everyone has signed up for "sequels" meaning that there's likely more than one Oztacular iteration in st...

Logan Otremba

Review: Oz the Great and Powerful photo
Review: Oz the Great and Powerful
by Matthew Razak

You may or may not know it, but Sam Raimi is a director with a very specific style and thanks to the success of Spider-Man he's usually allowed to let that style run wild. It's an awesomely lavish style that feels both new in it's ability to capture scenes and old in it's passion for slapstick and gags. It's a style that can work wonders (Evil Dead, Spider-Man) or fall flat (Spider-Man 3). 

With the Wizard of Oz Raimi is given a massive budget, a fantastical world and a bevy of gorgeous actors. What would any nerd, which Raimi most assuredly is, do with that? Make it everything they always wanted. Unfortunately sometimes everything you want doesn't gel into a whole you need.

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7:00 PM on 02.18.2013

New clip for Oz: The Great and Powerful

Another day, another snippet of a clip revealed on a late night talk show. The lovely Rachel Weisz was a guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live a few days ago, and she was kind enough to introduce a new clip from Disney's upcoming ...

Thor Latham

10:30 AM on 02.04.2013

Super Bowl TV spot for Oz the Great and Powerful

During the Super Bowl a new trailer for Oz the Great and Powerful landed. You might be forgiven for thinking it was actually not a new trailer since we've seen so many trailers for this film that we've probably seen the...

Matthew Razak

1:00 PM on 01.15.2013

New TV spot for Oz: The Great and Powerful

As the release date draws ever nearer, we're being given a new TV spot for Sam Raimi's Oz: The Great and Powerful that showcases what I'm assuming is going to be a pretty big part of the film:  exactly who the hell is t...

Thor Latham

10:00 AM on 12.19.2012

New Wicked Witch poster for Oz The Great and Powerful

Here's a new character poster for the Wicked Witch from Sam Raimi's Oz The Great and Powerful. Though you wouldn't know it looking at the poster, that's the lovely Rachel Weisz as the infamous witch and she's looking like a f...

Thor Latham

7:00 PM on 11.13.2012

Triptych poster revealed for Oz: The Great and Powerful

The third piece of the Oz poster puzzle has finally been revealed, giving us a pretty awesome looking triptych poster featuring all of the main characters in Sam Raimi's Oz: The Great and Powerful. We have all of the wit...

Thor Latham

1:00 PM on 11.12.2012

Oz The Great and Powerful photos show off witches

These new photos from Sam Raimi's upcoming Oz The Great and Powerful show a re-imagining of the classic Wizard of Oz world. Oz TGAP will take on the origin story of the Wizard of Oz himself, when an unsuspecting small-time ma...

Liz Rugg

7:00 PM on 11.08.2012

New poster for Oz The Great and Powerful

Last time we got a glimpse of the notorious Wicked Witch, and today it looks like we're getting a look at her infamous lackeys, the flying monkeys. Well, to be fair, that adorable little guy in the foreground doesn't look lik...

Thor Latham

10:00 AM on 07.18.2012

Six new images from Oz the Great and Powerful

Last week we brought you the trailer for Oz the Great and Powerful, the new film from Sam Raimi starring James Franco. As Alex pointed out, it looks a bit like Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland, but it may not be as big a blun...

Hubert Vigilla

8:00 PM on 07.12.2012

Trailer: Oz the Great and Powerful

I'd forgotten that Sam Raimi was directing this! That alone is enough to make me want to see it. This is the trailer that was screened for people at Disney's Hall H panel at Comic-Con earlier today, and it looks a lot&n...

Alex Katz

6:00 PM on 02.10.2012

Trailer: Dorothy and the Witches of Oz

We've already got around six Wizard of Oz films in production, what's one more? A possible selling point of this take on L. Frank Baum's classic story is that it's actually done and ready to screen. Dorothy and the Witches o...

Bob Muir

6:00 PM on 08.25.2011

Scarecrow costume dances its way into the Smithsonian

Shuffle over, Ruby Slippers, there's a new sheriff in town. The Smithsonian Museum of American History has laid out the Yellow Brick Road to a new member of The Wizard of Oz ensemble, The Scarecrow. I thought, being the 72nd ...

Sam Membrino

10:00 AM on 05.18.2011

Williams cast as Glinda in Oz The Great & Powerful

We know that in the coming years the Oz, the mythical land made famous by Frank Baum and then Judy Garland, is going to be ripped apart by Hollywood in the pursuit of more money thanks to no less than six films being made abo...

Matthew Razak

12:12 AM on 12.16.2010

Oz Wars joins six other Wizard of Oz films in production

Nothing can replace the classic 1939 version of The Wizard of Oz in my heart, and I'm sure it's the same for most people. Still, Hollywood has long been obsessed with the Oz novels, and that's not about to change. Variet...

Bob Muir