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The Wizard of Oz (movie, 1939)

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  • 'Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return' lacks brains, heart, nerve

    'Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return' lacks brains, heart, nerve
    "Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return" picks up where L. Frank Baum's "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" (and Victor Fleming's 1939 live-action adaptation "The Wizard of Oz") left off. But the new 3-D animation feels like a formulaic knockoff of the original,...
  • Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return offers charming characters and stunning animation but not much else

    Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return offers charming characters and stunning animation but not much else
    Fans of the Wizard of Oz can safely skip this animated adaptation, which is based on the book Dorothy Of Oz by L. Frank Baum’s great grandson, Roger S. Baum. Directed by Will Finn and Daniel St. Pierre and produced by Summertime Entertainment, the...
  • Traveling to game show heaven

    Traveling to game show heaven
    Game shows occupy a unique corner of the American brain. Who can't name Vanna White's chosen profession? Who can't place that immortal shout of "Survey says!"? Do the words "double jeopardy" actually invoke the law for anyone? Even if we haven't seen...
  • Wizard of Oz festival coming to Orland Park

    Wizard of Oz festival coming to Orland Park
    Dorothy's not in Kansas anymore: the Midwest Wizard of Oz Festival is coming to Orland Park. The festival celebrating the classic film will come to Centennial Park from Sept. 19-21, village officials announced. "This is unlike anything we have ever seen...
  • Playing an active role in 'Project Dominicana'

    Playing an active role in 'Project Dominicana'
    It took a single church trip to the Dominican Republic when she was 16 to spawn a lifelong commitment to volunteerism for Molly Roach. Now 24, she’s gone back every year with the La Crescenta Presbyterian Church to an impoverished community where...
  • Orlando Fringe review: 'There's No Place Like Home'

    Orlando Fringe review: 'There's No Place Like Home'
    The three short plays that comprise "There's No Place Like Home" show off local playwright Michael Wanzie's skills — a grasp of character that makes his creations real people on the stage, the ability to surprise with an unconventional approach, and...
  • Follow the Yellow Brick Road to DeSales

     
    Celebrate the 75th anniversary of the classic film “The Wizard of Oz” by joining Dorothy Gale, Toto and all her friends from Oz in a one-hour children’s stage adaptation of Frank L. Baum’s classic tale. DeSales University’s...
  • Mickey Rooney dies at 93; child actor's career spanned decades

    Mickey Rooney dies at 93; child actor's career spanned decades
    Actor Mickey Rooney, who became the United States' biggest movie star while still a brash teenager in the 1930s and later a versatile character actor in a career that spanned 10 decades, died on Sunday, friends and entertainment media said. He was 93....
  • Bucks County's Pink "Over the Rainbow" at Oscars

     
    Bucks County native Pink, wearing a glittering red gown in homage to Dorothy's ruby slippers, sang the iconic song "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" at the 86th annual Academy Awards Sunday in a tribute to the 75th anniversary of "the Wizard......
  • TCM Classic Film Festival opens in Hollywood with 'Oklahoma!'

    TCM Classic Film Festival opens in Hollywood with 'Oklahoma!'
    The curtain goes up Thursday on the fifth TCM Classic Film Festival with the world premiere of the restoration of Fred Zinnemann's 1955 "Oklahoma!," based on the landmark Rodgers and Hammerstein musical. Shirley Jones, who made her film debut in the hit,...
  • Guy Ritchie's 'King Arthur' Set for July 2016 Release

    Warner Bros.' "King Arthur" is coming to theaters on July 22, 2016 -- the first title to land on that date. The slot has been the subject of recent speculation that WB will move its still-untitled Batman-Superman project back from May 6, 2016 to the...