Entertaining but not as "great and powerful" as The Wizard of Oz.
6 July 2014
Excerpt: 'The Wizard of Oz' holds a special place in many people’s hearts around the world. One of the all-time classic films ever made. For many, Victor Fleming's 1939 classic sparked interests for those to be involved in cinema.
Summary: A small-time circus magician with questionable ethics finds himself whisked away to Oz where he thinks he has found his ticket to fame and fortune. Yet the newly minted "wizard" finds himself up against three witches and must decide who he can trust and how to use his powers for the good of the...
Excerpt: Neither great nor powerful enough, but it has the heart at various points and the ultimate humor that works on to entertain for the final act. Director Sam Raimi, introduces the film with old and classy way , then suddenly bedazzles with rich colors and the land of Oz.
Excerpt: Everything the Wizard of Oz IS, this movie ISN'T. There's no magic and whimsy. The actors try very hard to fake innocence and to have a whimsical air about them and just come off very fake and wooden. The casting was horrible. James Franco is not a leading man. He has absolutely no charisma.
Excerpt: Review 3DTV: LG 32LM3400 Cinema 3D On the film: I had the chance to see it in 2D on teathers, and it's a great, valorical film, as i said, a nice family movie. On the Video: Really explosive and pure colors on the transfer, even through 3D glasses, and the first B/W part makes the colores even more...
Excerpt: There is not much to review regarding the 3D movie OZ the Great and Powerful. It was Beautiful Eye Candy and audio scored perfect using DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 The story was fresh and a new take on the world of OZ.