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The Wizard of Oz (movie, 1939)

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  • Review: Yellow brick road construction work in 'The Wizard of Oz'

    Review: Yellow brick road construction work in 'The Wizard of Oz'
    Like most little girls, I loved the movie “The Wizard of Oz” even though, or maybe because, it left me with so many questions. Is Dorothy’s visit to the garish Technicolor Oz really supposed to be a dream (that crushing departure...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • Jester Theater Company announces 2013-14 season

     Jester Theater Company announces 2013-14 season
    Jester Theater Company has unveiled its ninth season lineup. The troupe, which specializes in comedy, is kicking things off this weekend, July 12-13, at the Sarasota Improv Festival. In Sarasota, Jester will perform "DMV Improv," developed by artistic...
  • Zap2it IMAX San Diego Comic-Con giveaway official rules

    NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.   The Zap2it “IMAX” Twitter Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) starts at 9 AM Pacific Time on July 15, 2013 and ends at 5 PM Pacific Time on...
  • Osceola Center opens 'The Wizard of Oz'

     Osceola Center opens 'The Wizard of Oz'
    Beloved musical "The Wizard of Oz" will open this Friday, Aug. 2, at the Osceola Center for the Arts. The show, based on the classic book by L. Frank Baum, runs through Aug. 11. Garrett Sanders is directing. "The Wizard of Oz" film — released in...
  • 'Wizard of Oz' to debut in 3-D at renovated Chinese Theatre

     'Wizard of Oz' to debut in 3-D at renovated Chinese Theatre
    As it moves into the digital future, the former Grauman's Chinese Theatre will draw from its Hollywood past when it unveils a giant Imax auditorium with a 3-D screening of "The Wizard of Oz." The new theater, now called TCL Chinese Theatre Imax, will...
  • Margaret Pellegrini dies at 89; actress played Munchkin in 'Oz'

    Margaret Pellegrini dies at 89; actress played Munchkin in 'Oz'
    Margaret Pellegrini, one of the last of the 124 little people who played Munchkins in the 1939 film "The Wizard of Oz," died Wednesday at her Glendale, Ariz., home. She was 89. The 4-foot-tall Pellegrini, a frequent guest of honor at "Oz" festivals...