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  • 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...
  • ‘Oz the Great and Powerful’: Michelle Williams on Glinda inspiration

     
    In both L. Frank Baum’s “Oz” novels and Victor Fleming’s 1939 movie “The Wizard of Oz,” Glinda the Good Witch ......
  • ‘Oz the Great and Powerful’: Sam Raimi on 3-D fantasy, James Franco

     
    With three “Spider-Man” films on his resume, Sam Raimi has overseen some pretty large projects. But the director said that ......
  • And Toto too! Vintage 'Wizard of Oz' book up for auction, with star autographs

     
    A vintage copy of L. Frank Baum's The Wizard of Oz signed by the film's stars, including Toto, is up for auction....
  • ‘Catching Fire:’ Will it turn out OK without Gary Ross?

     
    Will 'Catching Fire,' based on Suzanne Collins' book, turn out okay without Gary Ross, who won't direct the sequel in the Hunger Games franchise?...
  • Clever and gritty comedy about 1939 Hollywood

    It’s surprising how the definition for success in Hollywood has rarely changed over the last century. Whatever their chosen method, each arriving individual yearns to one day make a big important movie that earns universal acclaim, giving them the...
  • How 'Wizard of Oz' struggled on road to fame

    Nostalgia and navel-gazing dominated the Academy Awards broadcast Sunday, including a spoof featuring Christopher Guest, Fred Willard, Jennifer Coolidge and others as a disgruntled focus group attending a "Wizard of Oz" test screening circa 1939. The...
  • Will Spielberg take a walk on the wild side?

    Will Spielberg take a walk on the wild side?
    Steven Spielberg, who at 22 was hired by Universal to a long-term contract, started out his career as the teacher's pet of the Movie Brat generation. With the unveiling of his first Indiana Jones escapade in 19 years today at Cannes, he's proffering yet...
  • Restored 'Wizard of Oz' hits theaters tonight and store shelves Tuesday

     
    Susan King takes a look at the gorgeous new restoration of "The Wizard of Oz," which will be screened in theaters across the country tonight. This is a longer version of her story that appears in the Los Angeles Times......
  • Enzian sets out to create young cinephiles

     
    How DO you raise a child to have a discriminating eye, an appreciation for fine film, a lifelong love of the movies? Most of the critic-parents I know have taken their shot at this — showing them kids' classics, force-feeding a little silent...
  • Cool Gifts: Top Presents for the Movie Lover

    Have a movie geek in your life and don't know what to get 'em? Intimidated by all the special DVD gift sets cluttering the Best Buy shelves at holiday time? Tired of giving DVDs but don't know where to begin shopping for that special movie person?...
  • On Theater: Going behind closed doors

    It's heralded in some critical quarters as the greatest movie of all time, so how did the final script for "Gone With the Wind" really get written? According to playwright Ron Hutchinson, in his comedy "Moonlight & Magnolias," producer David O....