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10 Best Witches In Movies

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The Wicked Witch of The West is the witch who started it all. She defined the term and got the ball rolling. But a lot has changed since 1939. Witches nowadays come in all shapes and sizes. They're not confined to a certain genre, and are not exclusively evil. They don't always wear pointy hats and travel in broomsticks. But we can all agree that they're still pretty terrifying. Even Harry...

'Oz The Great And Powerful' Trailer: Sam Raimi Brings The Wizardry, CGI And...

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If someone told you that Sam Raimi was directing a prequel to The Wizard of Oz, one of the most beloved films of all time, and said prequel would star James freaking Franco of all people as the Wizard, you’d balk, right?  After all, Raimi is an incredible director, but Franco as the Wizard?  Well, it looks like Raimi’s gambit may have paid off as—despite my...

Mila Kunis Signs up to go to Oz

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Sam Raimi's Oz, The Great and Powerful is casting up and Mila Kunis has now signed on, according to Variety. She'll be joining James Franco, who's starring as the titular wizard. The film is a prequel to the classic L. Frank Baum novel and film The Wizard of Oz, and Kunis will play Theodora, a young witch who's rebuffed by Oz...

The Wizard Of Oz Being Remade With Robert Zemeckis?

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To say that history repeats itself would be an understatement when it comes to filmmaking. Movies are remade every year, some of them classics, some of them cult favorites, and some of them that just shouldn't be touched. The latter of that group includes Victor Fleming's 1939 adaptation of The Wizard of Oz. According to Deadline, Warner Bros plans to...

Wizard of Oz Quotes - There's No Place Like Home

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Earlier today we gave a special birthday shout out to The Wizard of Oz for turning the big 7-1. We posted some of our favorite moments and tunes from the film including Judy Garland's rendition of "Somewhere over the Rainbow", and the famous Kansas cyclone scene. The film has sentimental value for a lot of people, not just because of its splashy...

The Wizard of Oz 71st Anniversary - Happy Birthday!

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***Update: Check out some of our favorite famous quotes from The Wizard of Oz.*** It's hard to believe but it's been 71 years since Judy Garland clicked her ruby slippers together on the big screen for The Wizard of Oz when the film debuted on August 12, 1939. It was directed by Victor Fleming and won 2 out of 6...

The Polish Brothers Wizard of Oz Trailer

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A mysterious teaser trailer has appeared online for Michael and Mark Polish's aptly titled "Oz," as in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz series from author L. Frank Baum. Over the past year we've been hearing a lot about the property and various adaptations of the story including one based on the man himself starring Robert Downey Jr....

Lewis Carroll's Alice Books Auctioned at 115K

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In a time when no one has any money, some people still got a lot for a little! An unusual copy of Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There, was auctioned off an astionishing total of $115,000 last Wednesday's at a children literature auction hosted by the Los Angeles-based auctioneer Profiles in History. Could this be because of...

The Wizard of Oz Returns to Theaters This Week

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The film classic The Wizard of Oz based on the L. Frank Baum novel, has hit its 70th anniversary mark. In honor of the occasion, the film will make a return to the place where it all began, the movie theater. According to the Associated Press, this Wednesday, September 23rd fans will be able to experience the film on the big screen like they never...