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The Wizard of Oz (movie, 1939)

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  • Shirley Temple helped save America

    Shirley Temple helped save America
    When the Academy Awards salute heroes next month on ABC, they can save a whole segment for Shirley Temple. Her precocious gifts amazed, amused and inspired the country in the 1930s. Even President Franklin Roosevelt understood her importance....
  • Oscar Show to Salute 'Wizard of Oz'

    The March 2 Oscarcast will include a salute to "The Wizard of Oz." In the announcement, producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron did not give details about what this will entail. They had earlier said that the show will be themed to the idea of heroes. "The...
  • Review: 'Transcendence' ★★

    Review: 'Transcendence' ★&#9733
    After an intriguing start, "Transcendence" — aka "The Computer Wore Johnny Depp's Tennis Shoes" — offers roughly the same level of excitement as listening to hold music during a call to tech support. You can feel the audience hanging in...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • no date and no time [chi-test-mike-story-8]

    Tester- Tony- and Oscar-winner Liza Minnelli offered a personal message Sunday about her mother, legendary performer Judy Garland, to mark what would have been her 90th birthday. "Today is a day for celebration. We celebrate the privilege of having had...
  • Judy Garland's offspring to gather for 'Wizard of Oz' Oscar tribute

    At this year's Academy Awards, the red carpet will lead to the yellow brick road as Judy Garland's three children -- Liza Minnelli, Lorna Luft and Joey Luft -- gather to help celebrate the 75th anniversary of their late mother's beloved film "The Wizard...
  • Amanda Seyfried to play female lead in Seth MacFarlane's 'Ted 2'

    Amanda Seyfried to play female lead in Seth MacFarlane's 'Ted 2'
    The foul-mouthed sentient teddy bear and titular star of Seth MacFarlane's hit R-rated comedy "Ted" looks to have a new woman to contend with over the affections of his lifelong pal, played by Mark Wahlberg, in the upcoming sequel "Ted 2." According...
  • Academy Awards 2014: Will Oscars' return to tradition mark a TV win?

    Academy Awards 2014: Will Oscars' return to tradition mark a TV win?
    They've tried edgy and tinkered with experimental. But the producers of the 86th Academy Awards telecast believe that what America really wants is tradition. This year's Oscar show Sunday will bring back 2007 host Ellen DeGeneres, a likable, benign...
  • Oscar Nominee 'Devastated' by Disqualification; Tune Sung by Quadriplegic Singer

    The Academy's board of governors voted to rescind the original song nomination for "Alone Yet Not Alone," music by Bruce Broughton and lyric by Dennis Spiegel. An additional nominee in the category will not be named. The decision was prompted by the...