The Great Debaters is inspired by a true story and chronicles the journey of Professor Melvin Tolson (Denzel Washington), a brilliant but volatile debate team coach who uses the power of words to shape a group of underdog students from a small African American college in the deep south into a historically elite debate team. A controversial figure, Professor Tolson challenged the social mores… Continue reading The Great Debaters (DVD Movie)
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