As Dorothy famously said in The Wizard of Oz, there’s no place like home. Home is where we go to rest and recharge. It’s familiar, comfortable, and our own. We take care of our homes by cleaning and maintaining them, and fixing things that break or go wrong. What if our homes, on top of […]
As an addendum to the Roundtable, I have copied over the, uh, idiosyncratic 1925 version of WIZARD OF OZ. Remarkably, the scene in which Larry Semon is left with egg on his face seems not to have been intended ironically. (I have also copied over HIS MAJESTY, […]
A talented cast of "Scene-iors" pay tribute to the 1939 classic.
Also in this issue: The NRA and The Wizard of Oz
Welcome to The Water Cooler, a weekly feature where the /Film staff is free to go off-topic and talk about everything except the movies and TV shows they normally write about. In this edition: Ben watches a cinematic classic outside,...Show More Summary
By Daniel O'Brien,Kristi Harrison Published: August 16th, 2017
On the Overthinking It Podcast, we tackle the classic musical film “The Wizard of Oz,” starring Judy Garland, and read the novel by L. Frank Baum that it’s based on. Episode 476: And I Was There, And I Was There, And I Was There… originally...Show More Summary
So Dawn W. was throwing a Wizard of Oz cast party, and she knew better than to order anything as complicated as a Yellow Brick Road cake. So instead, she simply asked for a cake with "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" on it. Now, if you've...Show More Summary
Prolific parodist Todrick Hall has graced the internet with another creative take on a pop culture phenomenon. The musical wizard behind Straight Outta Oz takes on the cinematic thriller Get Out and imagines what it might be like if the protagonist w… Read The post Todrick Hall Imagines What a Gay Version of ‘Get Out’ Would Look Like: WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.
Do you have enough courage to venture outside of the city this weekend? Enough heart? Enough brains? OK, we’ll stop, but seriously, the “Wizard of Oz” Festival is the most exciting thing to hit town since that fateful Kansas twister. The “Wizard of Oz” Festival, which originated in Chesterton,...
Burger Fiction has created a montage video of some of the greatest cat scenes in movies. They featured felines from The Wizard of Oz, Alien, The Aristocats, and Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever. Cats in movies. People love movies and people love cats. So here they are together on the internet. What a purrrrrrfect combination,...
Comedians skewer the sure-to-blow Emoji Movie, a screening of The Wizard of Oz, a tour of a DTLA distillery, and more fun stuff to do this week for 13 bucks or less. The Emoji Movie, the latest example of how smartphones inspire dumb film ideas, is out today, and Matt...
Lions and tigers and bares, oh my!
This great video covers how the technologies used to simulate or enhance color in movies has changed over the past 116 years. [Warning: May spoil the magic of The Wizard Of Oz.] [Via: I Heart Chaos] The post The History Of Color In Film [Video] appeared first on Geeks are Sexy Technology News.
“Wizard of Oz” inspired piece appears in Bernal Heights Almost one year after his “Home Street Home” piece appeared along beleaguered Division Street, a local artist, who has requested anonymity, has completed another piece. Once again he uses a chainlink fence for a canvas, but the message is different. Show More Summary
Amazon will soon be unveiling a series that updates the story and characters of “The Wizard of Oz” for a new generation of kids. “Lost in Oz,” a new animated series aimed at children ages 6-11, premieres Aug. 4 on...
Nearly eight decades since its release, The Wizard of Oz is still a movie that delights audiences of every age. And we do mean every age. Sure, it works for adults who grew up with it and kids who are just being introduced to it, but it also has qualities that make it work in those combative middle years too. More »
Happy birthday to Wizard of Oz songstress Judy Garland. The actress drew crowds with her remarkable talent and moving voice that made her a star. She graced the stage and screen for over 40 years, but her life was marked by tragedy due to the pressures of child fame, resulting in drug addiction (perpetuated by […]
A man hired to portray the Tin Man in Wizard of Oz author L. Frank Baum's upstate New York hometown was still in his character's makeup when his mugshot was taken after a drunk driving arrest, the AP reports. State police say troopers responded Sunday to a report of an...
Grande sang the 'Wizard of Oz' classic during her 'One Love Manchester' benefit Sunday.