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The Wizard of Oz (movie, 1939)

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  • 'Prisoners' wins box office with solid $21.4-million opening

    'Prisoners' wins box office with solid $21.4-million opening
    Riding a wave of enthusiastic reviews, the Hugh Jackman-Jake Gyllenhaal kidnapping tale “Prisoners” opened to strong business of an estimated $21.4 million at the box office, according to figures released Sunday. Produced by Alcon...
  • Kids score in Chevy Chase Youth Film Festival

    Kids score in Chevy Chase Youth Film Festival
    Chevy Chase Library rolled out the red carpet on Saturday for more than a dozen young Glendale filmmakers who screened their films during the Chevy Chase Youth Film Festival. Last February, Glendale resident and mother Jeanette Reedy Solano rallied...
  • For 'This Is the End,' the show never stops

    For 'This Is the End,' the show never stops
    This Is the End Sony, $30.99; Blu-ray, $40.99 Available on VOD beginning Tuesday A generation of comedy stars has been dominating movies for the last decade by playing "themselves," so it was only a matter of time before they went all-in on the...
  • The man behind the people who know the story behind 'The Shining'

    The man behind the people who know the story behind 'The Shining'
    You know the Calumet Baking Powder cans in Stanley Kubrick's "The Shining"? You know — the Calumet Baking cans? Lining the pantry of the film's Overlook Hotel? No, no: The baking cans behind all the carnage! Right, those baking cans. What's that,...
  • 'Wait Wait ... Don't Tell Me!' hits the silver screen

    'Wait Wait ... Don't Tell Me!' hits the silver screen
    Peter Sagal is, at minimum, amused to be following a theatrical-presentation path cleared by Glenn Beck. But the host of NPR's “Wait Wait … Don't Tell Me!” says there are similarities between his show and Beck's act that make both...
  • Movie jobs are a 'House of Cards'

    Movie jobs are a 'House of Cards'
    Gov. Martin O'Malley says the Netflix series "House of Cards" brought $140 million into the state's economy ("'Cards' a good deal, Md. Says," April 30). Where have we heard this before? In 2010 the Detroit Free Press reported that "Michigan's bid to...
  • Despite Life Saving Potential, State Reluctant to Mandate Storm Shelters

    Despite Life Saving Potential, State Reluctant to Mandate Storm Shelters
    MOORE, Okla. (AP) — After living nearly 20 years in their one-story brick home, Sherry and Larry Wells finally won the lottery — for a state rebate on a home storm shelter, that is. A contractor finished installing the concrete bunker...
  • 'The Wizard of Oz' in 3D for 75th anniversary

    The classic “The Wizard of Oz,” will be coming to theaters once again—but this time in 3D. Warner Bros. is celebrating the movie’s 75th anniversary by rereleasing it in 3D for one week, starting Sept. 20, and only in IMAX...
  • Spider-Man slot at Mardi Gras, Coconut Creek

    Spider-Man slot at Mardi Gras, Coconut Creek
    The next motion-chair slot machine, the Amazing Spider-Man, is hitting South Florida casinos, including at Mardi Gras Casino in Hallandale Beach and Seminole Coconut Creek Casino. Aladdin, the first slot to give players what manufacturer WMS called...
  • Who's tattling on Gansler?

     Who's tattling on Gansler?
    In the movie "The Wizard of Oz", the great and powerful Wizard uttered the words "Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain!" So who is the man, or woman, behind the curtain offering the media damaging leaks about Maryland Attorney General Doug...
  • Jester Theater revives, updates Orlando Fringe hit 'The Big Oz'

     Jester Theater revives, updates Orlando Fringe hit 'The Big Oz'
    Fourteen years after "The Big Oz" wowed audiences at the Orlando Fringe Festival, Jester Theater is reviving the comedy. "The Big Oz" is a film-noir parody of "The Wizard of Oz," the classic family film celebrating its 75th anniversary. In Jester...