Walt Disney's 'The Jungle Book' Opened Bigger Than 'Maleficent,' 'Cinderella,' And 'Oz: The Great and Powerful'.
For almost a year, Donald Trump has been like the Wizard of Oz, “the Great and the Terrible,” ruling our electoral politics. At last night’s Republican debate, courtesy mostly of Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), we finally got a peak behind the curtain. We saw a very mortal man. Like the Wizard, and all bullies who […]
Walt Disney live-action films tend to succeed when they're reimagined fairy tales like Maleficent, Cinderella,Into the Woods, or Oz the Great and Powerful. However,their low-budget sports dramas, while tending to break even, take only a few tens of millions in receipts. The rest of their live-action releases tend to be [...]
After the successes of Alice in Wonderland, Oz the Great and Powerful, Maleficent, and Cinderella, it’s no surprise Disney is going all-in with live-action fairy tales. The studio has announced four more for the next four years, along with two more animated films. Show More Summary
They’re one of the most well-matched couples in Tinseltown and Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher are already pros a parenthood. While chatting with the UK’s Telegraph, the “Oz: The Great and Powerful” babe bragged that her “Butterfly Effect” beau is an amazing dad to their baby girl Wyatt Isabelle. Mila gushed, "My husband is an incredibly hands-on dad. Show More Summary
Disney has been minting money lately with live-action adaptions of its animated movies. Maleficent, Oz The Great And Powerful, the Day-Glo nightmare that is Alice In Wonderland—all stories the Mouse House has covered before, only better. Show More Summary
Hollywood Boulevard has hosted its share of outrageous movie premieres over the years. When “Oz: The Great and Powerful” debuted in 2013, James Franco hopped in a hot air balloon and floated over the red carpet, waving to tourists. A year later, a pitching mound was created in the middle of the...
It'll be epic and FX laden, from the sound of it... Read the full article on AICN A spec script called VERONA by Neil Widener and Gavin James is being picked up by Sony - looks like Joe Roth (OZ: THE GREAT AND POWERFUL, SNOW WHITE AND...Show More Summary
On paper, Kenneth Branagh’s Cinderella sounds like Disney’s laziest live-action fairy tale adaptation yet. Unlike Maleficent or Oz the Great and Powerful, it doesn’t claim to reveal some untold story; it doesn’t even offer a new ending, like Alice in Wonderland did. Show More Summary
Say what you will about Maleficent and Oz the Great and Powerful, but at least they were trying to put a fresh spin on familiar tales. That’s not the case with Cinderella, Disney’s new live-action fairy tale directed by Kenneth Branagh. The...Show More Summary
They’re one of the most perfect couples Tinseltown has ever seen, and Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher have something very interesting in common. While plugging her new film “Jupiter Ascending” on a Reddit AMA, the “Oz: The Great and Powerful”...Show More Summary
Earlier this year, Dr. Oz — everyone’s favorite TV doctor who isn’t named Phil or wasn’t a former contestant on The Bachelor — was shredded by some members of a Senate committee who criticized Oz the Great and Doctorful for using terms like “magic weight-loss solution” and “number one miracle” for products with little evidence of being magical miracles. … [More]
He scored big with Mila Kunis during her press tour for “Oz: The Great and Powerful,” but reporter Chris Stark didn’t have quite the same luck while chatting with Jennifer Aniston. The lovable BBC personality conducted an interview with...Show More Summary
Disney’s wave of live-action fairy tales continues next spring with Kenneth Branagh‘s Cinderella. Unlike Maleficent or Oz The Great and Powerful, however, Cinderella doesn’t come at the tale from a different character’s perspective. Instead, it looks like a pretty straightforward retelling of the classic story. Show More Summary
A show of recent pictures by our greatest living painter, Ken Whisson.
After years of spending time in the world of horror, followed by blockbuster territory with Spider-Man and most recently prequel adventures with Oz: The Great and Powerful, it sounds like director Sam Raimi is ready for something completely different. Show More Summary
Graphic designer Ellen Lampl’s website currently touts her work on Sam Raimi’s Oz The Great And Powerful. That film opened in 2013 on 3,912 screens, made $493 million worldwide, and has since been largely forgotten. However, Lampl also...Show More Summary
Sometimes doing the job is reward in itself. That’s what it was like for me to talk with Greg Nicotero. From DAWN OF THE DEAD to BREAKING BAD, from ARMY OF DARKNESS to OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL, from HOSTEL to SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR, his vivid and creative makeup effects work [...]
Sometimes doing the job is reward in itself. That's what it was like for me to talk with Greg Nicotero. From Dawn of the Dead to Breaking Bad, from Army of Darkness to Oz the Great and Powerful, from Hostel to Sin City: A Dame to Kill...Show More Summary
30 Aug-07 Sep Sequels to Victor Fleming's 1938 fantasy The Wizard of Oz don't have a happy history. Return to Oz (1985)? Creepy and distubing. Oz the Great and Powerful...