Oz The Great and Powerful Blu-ray and DVD review

This epic adventure comes to life with vibrant picture and sound and includes an impressive variety of never-before-seen bonus material including “The Magic of ‘Oz The Great and Powerful’ Second Screen Feature,” James Franco’s personal story of his journey to the land of Oz produced and directed by Franco himself, Mila Kunis’ makeup metamorphosis and much more!Oz The Great and Powerful is an amazing story about courage and the truth. Oscar or Oz is a magician down on his luck … [Read more...]


Oz The Great and Powerful Comes to Bluray/DVD this June

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 On June 11th, return to the spectacular land of Oz with Disney's OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL on Blu-ray Combo Pack! This epic adventure comes to life with vibrant picture and sound and includes an impressive variety of never-before-seen bonus material including "The Magic of 'Oz The Great and Powerful' Second Screen Feature," James Franco's personal story of his journey to the land of Oz produced and directed by Franco himself, Mila Kunis' makeup metamorphosis and much more!Disney’s … [Read more...]


Oz the Great and Powerful tops box office with $80M debut

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Oz: The Great and Powerful, Walt Disney Co.’s prequel to the 1939 classic “The Wizard of Oz,” scored more than $80 million in its debut weekend in U.S. theaters and $150 million world-wide, box-office watchers said Sunday.After a $24 million opening day on Friday, “Oz” is expected to rake in another $56 million for Saturday and Sunday when all the final numbers come in Monday. The $80 million estimate was reported by Paul Dergarabedian, president of Hollywood.com’s box-office … [Read more...]


Disney Begins Work on ‘Oz the Great and Powerful’ Sequel

Disney is feeling pretty good about their new film, 'Oz the Great and Powerful', a prequel to the 1939 film 'The Wizard of Oz', all of which are based on the books by L. Frank Baum. The new film, starring James Franco as the man who becomes the Great Wizard known as Oz, and directed by Sam Raimi, is already looking to make in the ballpark of $80 million its opening weekend, Disney feels safe enough to begin prep work on a possible sequel. While not much is known about what exactly the sequel … [Read more...]


‘Oz The Great and Powerful’ Review

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The world of Oz is about as synonymous with fantasy as Middle Earth, Hogwarts, and Narnia. Created by L. Frank Baum, it's a place full of magic, whimsy, darkness, and wonder, everything that you need to make a compelling world to draw people in. Over the years, we've had many attempts at bringing the world of Oz to life on film, most notably in the 1939 classic, 'The Wizard of Oz', starring Judy Garland. But Oz has had a level of difficulty since then on screen, with many of the other tries at … [Read more...]


‘Oz The Great and Powerful’ Press Junket – Part 2

On February 17, 2013, I had the privilege of attending the press junket for ‘Oz The Great and Powerful’ at the Langham Hotel in Pasadena, CA. Hosted by Walt Disney Studios, we were given a chance to talk to the cast, director, and producer of the new film that returns us to the magical land of Oz,  and get to ask them questions about the film’s production, hear stories from the set, and so much more. The junket consisted of two different panels, so I felt that the best way to talk about the … [Read more...]


‘Oz The Great and Powerful’ Press Junket – Part 1

On February 17, 2013, I had the privilege of attending the press junket for 'Oz The Great and Powerful' at the Langham Hotel in Pasadena, CA. Hosted by Walt Disney Studios, we were given a chance to talk to the cast, director, and producer of the new film that returns us to the magical land of Oz,  and get to ask them questions about the film's production, hear stories from the set, and so much more. The junket consisted of two different panels, so I felt that the best way to talk about the … [Read more...]


The Land of Oz Garden Magically Appears at Epcot

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Although the 2013 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival officially opens Wednesday, March 6, one new garden has appeared a little early. The Land of Oz Garden is open now and at almost one third of an acre, it’s the largest garden ever created for the festival. The area is based on the new Disney film, “Oz The Great and Powerful,” which stars James Franco, Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz, Michelle Williams and Zach Braff, and opens in theaters March 8.Guests enter The Land of Oz Garden … [Read more...]


Actor James Franco Named Grand Marshal for 55th Annual Daytona 500

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James Franco, star of the Disney fantastical adventure “Oz The Great and Powerful,” which is scheduled for release on March 8, will serve as Grand Marshal for the 55th running of the Daytona 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on Sunday, Feb. 24 at Daytona International Speedway.  The race is scheduled for 1 p.m. ET on FOX and will also be broadcasted on FOX Deportes, MRN Radio and Sirius XM Satellite Radio.Franco will give the starting command, “Drivers start your engines,” in “The Great … [Read more...]


Sneak Peek of the ‘Oz: The Great and Powerful’ Super Bowl Spot

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I'm sure quite a few of you are as excited about the new Oz film, 'Oz: the Great and Powerful', which will be hitting theaters on March 8, 2013, as I am. Directed by Sam Raimi, the brilliant man behind Sony's original 'Spider-Man' trilogy, as well as the cheeky B-movie horror trilogy of 'The Evil Dead', starring Bruce Campbell, the film tells the tell of just how the man known as Oz, played by James Franco, gained his power and reputation in Oz. The film also stars Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz, … [Read more...]