LOS ANGELES — “Oz the Great and the Powerful” clicked with moviegoers.
Disney’s 3-D prequel to the classic L. Frank Baum tale “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” debuted in first place and earned $ 80.3 million at the weekend box office in the U.S. and Canada and $ 69.9 million overseas, according to studio estimates Sunday.
“Oz” tells the origin of James Franco as the wizard with Mila Kunis, Michelle Williams and… Continue reading Weekend Box Office: 'Oz the Great and Powerful' Casts $80 Million Spell
This weekend, Disney adds a blockbuster prequel to the magical world of Oz adventure with “Oz the Great and Powerful.” Sam Raimi directs James Franco as the titular Oz, exploring how he became a giant, smoke-billowing head. Before he was the man behind the curtain that you were advised to pay no attention to, he was a two-bit carnival magician, conning audiences out of their money, and women out of… Continue reading 'Oz the Great and Powerful' Review: 10 Things You Should Know
Parents sometimes think that if a movie is rated PG, even a kindergartener could handle it. And while that may be the case for some PG-rated movies, it’s certainly not the case for “Oz the Great and Powerful.” Yes, it’s fine for tweens in their last years of elementary school, but for the single-digit set, it will really depend on how susceptible they are to frights.
Director Sam Raimi has made… Continue reading 'Oz: The Great and Powerful' Family Review
“Oz the Great and Powerful” may have already had its red-carpet premiere in the U.S. already, but what about the rest of the world? The stars of the Sam Raimi-directed Disney flick were in Moscow yesterday for the Russian premiere and posed for a few red-carpet glamor shots.
Mila Kunis stunned in a floor-length, body-hugging purple gown. Oz himself, James Franco, cleaned up nicely in a gray-on-gray suit and tie, while… Continue reading 'Oz the Great and Powerful' Premiere: James Franco, Mila Kunis, and Michelle Williams Invade Moscow (PHOTOS)