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The Wizard of Oz (movie, 1939)

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  • No place like home

    No place like home
    Prior to this year, Annapolis native Justin Brill had only seen one play at the Kennedy Center, and that was when he was a teenager and his family took his mom to see "Beauty and the Beast" onMother's Day. For his second time around at the...
  • Colonial Players, Infinity Theatre offer a double delight

    Colonial Players, Infinity Theatre offer a double delight
    Two terrific shows premiered last weekend in Annapolis, set in nearly the same period and dealing with history-making creative artists. At Colonial Players, "Moonlight and Magnolias" is set in 1939 and tells the behind-the-scenes story of making the film...
  • Best Week Ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more

    Best Week Ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more
    What's happening in town 12/12-12/18. You know, when you're not shopping.  MOVIES OPENING (Friday; subject to change) Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol Shame Sherlock...
  • Newt Gingrich: All smoke and mirrors

    Is it just me, or is Newt Gingrich increasingly beginning to resemble the Wizard of Oz who tried terrify Dorothy and her friends in the famous "Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain" scene of the iconic movie? Geoffrey Connor, Hunt Valley
  • 'Wizard of Oz' goes over the rainbow at Toby's

    Watching the classic movie "The Wizard of Oz" always makes you feel like you're not in Kansas anymore. The theatrical version of this immortal musical at Toby's Dinner Theatre does a pretty good job of making you feel like you're not in Columbia anymore....
  • 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...
  • 'Wizard of Oz' impresses; Ballet Theatre season ends in style

    Every fan of the 1939 classic film "The Wizard of Oz" should plan to travel to Columbia during the next two months to visit the magical land of Oz at Toby's Dinner Theatre. Toby's production brings the beloved screen characters — Dorothy and...
  • Mike Sragow's 115 favorite films

    This list of Mike Sragow's 115 favorite films should be considered must-viewing. Use it to update your movie rental queue. "The Adventures of Robin Hood," 1938 "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes," 1939 " Alice Adams," 1935 "The Apu Trilogy," 1955-...
  • Universal themes

    Are you hurt?" e-mailed a friend in mockery of the Saturday-serial dialogue style in Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the Clones. "Are you blind?" I e-mailed back. For the latest entry in George Lucas' transgalactic saga of the moral rise and fall of...
  • Wizard of Oz festival planned for Tinley Park

    Wizard of Oz festival planned for Tinley Park
    Tinley Park officials said they've given "tentative approval" for the Midwest Wizard of Oz Festival to land in the village in September. Just weeks before the festival was set to arrive in Orland Park, festival organizer Dave De John announced that...
  • 'Into the Storm' short on suspense, plot

    Disaster movies are by design not long on character development. Instead they bank on our love of being virtually, vicariously in fear for lives. Still, they need to establish personalities deep enough to care about, or at least halfheartedly root for....
  • Oz fest gives up on Orland Park, looks to Tinley Park

    Oz fest gives up on Orland Park, looks to Tinley Park
    Just six weeks before the Midwest Wizard of Oz Festival was set to arrive in Orland Park, the organizers said it was moving to Tinley Park, although that was news to officials there. The event's website last week said the festival celebrating the...