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Oz the Great and Powerful (movie)

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  • '42' is No. 1 on DVD sales chart; 'Identity Thief' is top rental

    '42' is No. 1 on DVD sales chart; 'Identity Thief' is top rental
    The Jackie Robinson biopic "42" scored the top spot on the DVD and Blu-ray sales chart in its first week in release. The film, starring Chadwick Boseman and Nicole Beharie, outpaced "Evil Dead," this year's remake of the tongue-in-cheek horror classic...
  • Marcus Sakey on 'Brilliance'

    Marcus Sakey on 'Brilliance'
    A few days before I read his latest novel, I saw Marcus Sakey sitting with a bunch of other local crime writers at a tavern in the Printers Row neighborhood. They looked as companionable as if they were brothers or members of a 16-inch softball team. Such...
  • Black and white lights up screens in 'Frances Ha,' 'Nebraska'

    Black and white lights up screens in 'Frances Ha,' 'Nebraska'
    When Hollywood began transitioning from black-and-white films in the early 1960s, the director Vincente Minnelli had a simple, dismissive reply to those who questioned the shift. "Color," he said, "can do anything that black-and-white can." A half-...
  • Senior briefs

    Annapolis Center These activities will be offered at the Annapolis Senior Activity Center, 119 S. Villa Ave. Information: 410-222-1818. Food drive The center will be accepting donations for the Lighthouse Shelter and Food Link during July. Suggested are...
  • After 'Lone Ranger,' Disney may not be willing to take risks

    After 'Lone Ranger,' Disney may not be willing to take risks
    As Walt Disney Studio's "The Lone Ranger" limps off into the sunset after a bruising box-office encounter with the minions of "Despicable Me 2," it could be years before the studio gambles on a character unfamiliar to young moviegoers. The new take on...
  • 'Despicable Me 2' boosts original's DVD sales; 'Jack' takes No. 1

    Publicity preceding last week's release of "Despicable Me 2" carried over into DVD sales for its predecessor. Three years after its own theatrical release, Universal's "Despicable Me" cracked the top-10 DVD sales chart at No. 9 for the week. "Jack the...
  • For 'This Is the End's' James Franco, it never really seems to be

     For 'This Is the End's' James Franco, it never really seems to be
    The snow is piling up on the streets of small-town Utah, and James Franco is talking about sex. He is talking about sex in the way James Franco talks about sex: as a narrative tool, as a humanizing mechanism, as a way to help us understand academic...
  • 'The Lone Ranger' is an expensive gamble for Walt Disney Studios

    In Walt Disney Studios' remake of "The Lone Ranger," the masked lawman and his loopy sidekick, Tonto, stop a runaway train, are beaten by bad guys and besieged by scorpions, and blow up a massive bridge with dynamite — all while trying to avenge the...
  • 'Jack the Giant Slayer' soars to top of DVD sales chart

    'Jack the Giant Slayer' soars to top of DVD sales chart
    The Warner Bros. fantasy flick "Jack the Giant Slayer" scored the top spot on the DVD and Blu-ray sales chart in the movie's first week in release, bumping Disney's "Oz the Great and Powerful" to No. 2. Paramount's "Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters" held...
  • 'Oz the Great and Powerful' tops DVD sales chart

    'Oz the Great and Powerful' tops DVD sales chart
    Disney’s “Oz the Great and Powerful,” starring James Franco and directed by Sam Raimi, took the top spot on the DVD and Blu-ray sales chart in the movie's first week in release, ahead of Paramount’s “Hansel & Gretel: Witch...
  • Has James Franco broken the record for simultaneous film projects?

    Has James Franco broken the record for simultaneous film projects?
    One day in the not-too-distant future, we expect James Franco to speedily move from one film project to another, then explode in a puff of smoke like a vintage Hanna Barbera character. Until then, he’ll keep ginning up new movies. The most...