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The Wizard of Oz (movie, 1939)

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  • '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...
  • See 'Wizard of Oz' come to life

    Beloved "Wizard of Oz" characters including Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tin Man, Cowardly Lion, Glinda the Good Witch, the Wicked Witch of the West and The Wizard will come to life Friday in a special event at the Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum in Allentown....
  • "The Wizard Of Oz" Celebrated Friday At Library In Newington

    NEWINGTON -- The Lucy Robbins Welles Library will transform itself into the Emerald City Friday evening. The library is celebrating the 75th anniversary of "The Wizard of Oz" with multiple screenings of the classic movie, costumes and snacks from 1939,...
  • Wizard of OZ at Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum

     
    The “Wonderful Wizard of Oz” will come to life in a special “event exhibit” Friday at the Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum in Allentown. From 5:30 to 9 p.m. visitor can take guided tours every 15 minutes through seven different...
  • 'Snowpiercer' is killer train-sparring

    'Snowpiercer' is killer train-sparring
    ***1/2 (out of four) Though it sounds like a metal band, “Snowpiercer” is a riveting sci-fi adventure only a few steps down from “Dark City” or “Children of Men.” It pummels forward like the train on which the action...
  • 'Maleficent': How does the fairy-tale update stack up?

    'Maleficent': How does the fairy-tale update stack up?
    Hollywood loves a good fairy tale, and it's easy to see why: The stories are time-tested and widely known, they're in the public domain, and the fantastical elements provide fodder for the eye-popping visuals that drive tent-pole movies these days. When...
  • L.A. production company executives accused of defrauding investors

    Federal agents arrested the principals of a Los Angeles production company Thursday on charges that they defrauded investors in a 3-D film version of "The Wizard of Oz" and other projects of more than $22 million. In an indictment unsealed in U.S....
  • DISC REVIEW: Stanley Schumacher's 'No Technique' a hypnotic, experimental journey

     
    "No Technique” is one 42-minute track performed by David Taylor on bass trombone. It is a series of buzzing drones that often remind you of the humming of a bee.It's on trombone player Stanley Schmacher's new CD....
  • Peyton Reed to Direct 'Ant-Man'

    Peyton Reed is set to direct "Ant-Man," with Adam McKay contributing to the script, Marvel announced Saturday on their official website. The project has been at the center of directing rumors in recent weeks. In May, Edgar Wright dropped out of...
  • Joey Luft honors mother Judy Garland with new show

    Joey Luft honors mother Judy Garland with new show
    Joey Luft remembers it well: appearing on the 1963 Christmas episode of his mother Judy Garland's CBS musical-variety series with his two older sisters, Lorna Luft and Liza Minnelli. On a recent afternoon, Luft was rewatching the show, his eyes wide and...
  • Heavy Metal, Weta Workshop's Pukeko Pictures to Adapt 'Rat Queens' (EXCLUSIVE)

    After working on such films as the "Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit" trilogies, Weta Workshop's Pukeko Pictures is pairing up with Heavy Metal to adapt Image Comics' "Rat Queens" into an animated TV series. The dark comedy, described as a sass-and-...