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The Wizard of Oz (movie, 1939)

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Trip to Oz was once annual, and magical

    I saw the new Wizard of Oz movie. I went last Thursday, the night before "Oz the Great and Powerful" was officially released, to a "preview" that was open to the public. I got there five minutes before it began. There were nine people in the theater. I...
  • Britain's hateful politics

    BELFAST, Northern Ireland -- The death of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher has prompted reactions from Britain's far left that takes bad taste to new extremes. During its Top 40 music countdown Sunday night, BBC Radio 1 was "forced" to play...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Lincoln' on Showtime

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Lincoln' on Showtime
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 29 - Oct. 5, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES Recipe Rehab In premiere of this...
  • 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...
  • Classic Films Get a Market of Their Own

    Already featured at Cannes and Venice film festivals, classic pictures were overdue for a dedicated market, and now they have one at Lyon's Lumiere festival. Launched by Lumiere fest director Thierry Fremaux (who is also Cannes film fest topper and...
  • Dorothy, Superman — Immigrants A Long Way From Home

    Two American icons — Dorothy (from "The Wizard of Oz") and Superman — are turning 75 this year. Sort of. Superman, who first appeared on the cover of Action Comics in 1938, has been celebrating his 75th birthday all year, with a new logo and...
  • Museum devoted to salt resides deep below Hutchinson, Kan.

    Museum devoted to salt resides deep below Hutchinson, Kan.
    HUTCHINSON, Kan. - We descended into the belly of the Earth. "It's going to take us just a couple of minutes to go underground. Does anybody have a problem going down in the dark?" our cheerful guide asked. "Yes!" I screamed in my head. But I said...