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Review: OZ the Great and Powerful

Posted in Review with tags , , , , , , , on 03/11/2013 by rogerfroilan

Going into this movie, I have to admit I had some doubts.  The trailers looked good, but I was worried for all of us: that the filmmakers would somehow besmirch the classic 1939 Wizard of Oz film that we all know and love.  To do anything other than revere the original film would be sacrilege.  Let us not forget that L. Frank Baum wrote 18 Oz novels, not just “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz”.   Thankfully, as a prequel, this move exceeds all expectations, taking elements from Baum’s books and creating a wonderful story of how the Wizard actually got to the Land of Oz.

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