“Remembering Return to Oz” is a 90-minute exploration of Disney’s often overlooked “Return to Oz” released in 1985. The documentary features interviews with many of the people involved in the production. This includes its director Walter Murch and a rare on-camera interview with star Fairuza… Read More »Remembering Return to Oz Documentary
Wizard of Oz
Although it’s developed a bit of cult following, Disney’s “Return to Oz” is generally overlooked by both the company and the lionshare of its fans. That’s a shame, because The Walt Disney Company had big plans for an “Oz’ franchise (plans we saw revived with… Read More »Wizard of Oz fan convention to celebrate Disney’s “Return to Oz”
The world of Oz, as created by L. Frank Baum, is rich enough to have spurred dozens of additional works by authors and artists beyond the 14 original books. But none of those works dealt with how the Wizard himself arrived in the land of… Read More »A Journey into the World of Oz The Great and Powerful
A few lucky preview audiences have already seen Oz the Great and Powerful. While I’ve been avoiding spoiler reviews, I had read that the production is at least on par with Alice in Wonderland. That should be a good sign for Disney, since Alice did over a billion at the box office.
As the release date of March 8 approaches, Disney’s marketing efforts are reaching a fever pitch. Here are two clips from the film that I think, hope, shows what a great film we can look forward to:
John Carter is now considered one of the biggest movie blunders of all-time. You would think that Disney would start to stray away from big budget flicks for a little while, then work its way back up. Unfortunately…they went the opposite direction. Oz, coming out… Read More »Oz: The Great and Powerful…The 1st of Many Risks
The Superbowl trailer for “Oz The Great and Powerful” got some of the best buzz at our big game party last night. The consensus is that Disney is marketing it the right way and that it just might come close to the $1.1 Billion effort… Read More »Disney’s “Oz The Great and Powerful” Extended Superbowl Spot
A new poster for Oz The Great and Powerful features a full length look at the Wicked Witch of the West. Note: some may consider this spoilery, so you can see which character it is by hovering over the poster. (Actually this may be the… Read More »Wicked Witch of the West on new Poster for Oz The Great and Powerful
A treasure trove of new images and the latest trailer for Oz the Great and Powerful were just released. I am looking forward to this more and more with every new frame they share. Above is the completed triptych made into one large poster. Below is the new longer trailer for the movie. There’s a lot of detail in there, but are things really what they seem? Not always so in the land of Oz.
Note: I had to embed the UK version of the trailer because for some reason the US youtube channel doesn’t have it yet. Silliness!
Official Synopsis and more pictures below the jump: