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  • Books on the Big Screen: Oz movie reviews

    Books on the Big Screen: Oz movie reviews
    L. Frank Baum's classic about a wonderful wizard is getting a new look, in a movie prequel called "Oz: The Great & Powerful." This isn't a true adaptation -- in fact, Dorothy, the Cowardly Lion and other key characters do not even appear, and references to Baum's work are kept to a minimum. Early reactions show that the movie may be more appealling to general sudiences than to critics.
  • 'Dumbo': Flying circles above the crowd in high-def

    Any 20th-century animator working in film who chose to ignore what was coming out of the Walt Disney studios did so at a professional cost. And from 1941 on, Disney's "Dumbo" was the elephant in the room. This week it joins "Snow White," "Pinocchio,"...

    Toby's Columbia brings magic of 'Wizard of Oz' to stage

    Everyone who has ever sat before a television or movie screen to enjoy the fantasy of "The Wizard of Oz" should plan to see how magical this family favorite becomes onstage at Toby's Dinner Theatre in Columbia. The production brings the beloved...

    'Oz' merchandising tie-in treasures

    'Oz' merchandising tie-in treasures
    If Disney's "Oz the Great and Powerful" continues to be a tornado at the ticket counter (opening weekend saw $80.3 million in domestic ticket sales, making it the most successful 2013 release to date), the inhabitants of the Emerald City aren't the only...

    ‘Star Trek,’ ‘Iron Man 3,’ ‘Man of Steel’: Movie trailer bonanza

     
    “The Dark Knight Rises” might have been the most watched movie trailer on YouTube this year, but with 2013 just ...