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The Wizard of Oz (movie, 1939)

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  • James Bond, Hobbit Lift MGM Earnings, Share Repurchase Boosted

    James Bond and "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" have boosted profits for MGM Holdings Inc., the parent company of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, which reported sharply higher third quarter earnings of $17 million, up $23 million from the year-ago period. In...
  • Score One for Movie Maestros: Audiences Grow for Film-Music Concerts

    On a Friday night last month at UCLA's Royce Hall, British conductor John Wilson led a 97-piece orchestra and 36-voice choir in two hours of selections from classic MGM musicals. By the end of the performance, an invitation-only crowd of 1,000 industry...
  • Thanksgiving 2013 TV programming

     
    Thanksgiving 2013 in the United States is as late as it can be this year — Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013. Leading up to that date, and over Thanksgiving 2013 weekend, as always, there will be plenty of TV programming related to the holiday (and even the...
  • After 75 Years, 'The Wizard of Oz' Still Has Secrets to Tell

    In case there was any doubt, "The Wizard of Oz: The Official 75th Anniversary Companion" confirms that no film has entered our pop-culture subconscious as deeply as that 1939 MGM classic. Even a quick glance at the just published book conjures up names...
  • Dwayne Johnson to Star in MGM's 'Seal Team 666′

    Dwayne Johnson is attached to star in the MGM supernatural pic, "Seal Team 666." Evan Spiliotopoulos is penning the script with Johnson's former assistant, Hiram Garcia, producing. Johnson will exec produce along with his manager, Dany Garcia, as well as...
  • AFM: Film Sharks Toons Up Anima's Feature 'Save Oz' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Mexico's City's Anima Estudios, the producer of Warner Bros. property "Top Cat," Mexico's biggest local toon hit in years, is bringing its follow-up, "Save Oz!," to the market. Anima's flagship production, "Save Oz!" (aka "This Land of Oz") is its...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Film Review: 'A Case of You'

    A lot of interesting, funny performers aren't very interesting or funny in director Kat Corio's "A Case of You." Co-penned by thesps Keir O'Donnell and Justin Long with the latter's sibling Christian Long, this surprisingly bland indie version of the...
  • Superman, Batman Movie Headed to Michigan

    The Michigan Film office has approved Warner Bros. follow up to the "Man of Steel" to receive $35 million in incentives to film in the state, beginning early next year. The actioner, that will star Henry Cavill as Superman and Ben Affleck as Batman, will...
  • Film Review: 'Saving Mr. Banks'

    Somewhere, Uncle Walt is smiling. The Mouse House impresario's protracted courtship of novelist P.L. Travers to secure the film rights to her "Mary Poppins" has all the makings of an irresistible backstage tale, and it's been brought to the screen with...