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Oz The Great And Powerful Movie is finally here| by tiffanyyong.com


Oz The Great And Powerful Movie Synopsis

Disney’s fantastical adventure “Oz The Great and Powerful,” directed by Sam Raimi, imagines the origins of L. Frank Baum’s beloved wizard character.

James Franco as Oscar Diggs

James Franco as Oscar Diggs

When Oscar Diggs (James Franco), a small-time circus magician with dubious ethics, is hurled away from dusty Kansas to the vibrant Land of Oz, he thinks he’s hit the jackpot—fame and fortune are his for the taking—that is until he meets three witches, Theodora (Mila Kunis), Evanora (Rachel Weisz) and Glinda (Michelle Williams), who are not convinced he is the great wizard everyone’s been expecting.

Michelle Williams as Glinda

Michelle Williams as Glinda

Rachel Weisz as Evanora

Rachel Weisz as Evanora

Mila Kunis as Theodora

Mila Kunis as Theodora

Reluctantly drawn into the epic problems facing the Land of Oz and its inhabitants, Oscar must find out who is good and who is evil before it is too late. Putting his magical arts to use through illusion, ingenuity—and even a bit of wizardry—Oscar transforms himself not only into the great and powerful wizard but into a better man as well.

What’s Exciting in Oz The Great and Powerful?

Everything! Wizard of Oz was a childhood story many of us had grown up with. I find it pretty cool to be watching it once more, but this time, from the Wizard’s point of view! No more dorothy, no tin man, straw man or the lion.

Wizard of Oz in 1939

Wizard of Oz in 1939

Now, the battle is between the wicked witch of the west and the wizard of oz. Watching the trailer, I was pretty amazed by the CGI. The surreal setting, the little creature next to Theodore, the china girl (is it a Disney’s attempt to bring in the East into the show? I don’t know, but I’m definitely looking forward to check it out.)

Joey King as voice of China Girl

Joey King as voice of China Girl

1939 Wizard of Oz- Revealing of the Wizard

2013 Oz The Great and Powerful Behind-The-Scenes

Looking at the original wizard of oz, I am (definitely) glad that the wizard has become much younger! The more videos I watched, the more difficult it was for me to pick a particular character that I like! But here’s one interesting character I found…

Zach Braff as the voice of Finley the Flying Monkey/Frank, Oscar's circus assistant

Zach Braff as the voice of Finley the Flying Monkey/Frank, Oscar’s circus assistant

So Finley, or Frank, is able to speak once he reached the Land of Oz? I wonder what cheeky stuff he would be telling Oscar! After-all, he was the one who knew Oscar for he was – a circus magician, not the great wizard everyone claimed.

Oz The Great And Powerful Viewer Rating: to be advised

Oz The Great And Powerful Movie Review:

To be advised.

Do You Know?

  1. Robert Downey Jr. and Johnny Depp were both offered the role of Oz.
  2. Olivia Wilde, Amy Adams, Blake Lively, Kate Beckinsale, Keira Knightley, and Rebecca Hall were considered for the roles of the witches.
  3. Because Warner Bros. (via Turner Entertainment) owns the rights to iconic elements of 1939 MGM film, including the ruby slippers worn by Judy Garland, Disney was unable to use them nor any character likenesses from that particular film. This extended to the green of the Wicked Witch’s skin, for which Disney used what its legal department considered a sufficiently different shade called theostein. The studio could not, however, use the signature chin mole of Margaret Hamilton’s portrayal of the Wicked Witch of the West.

Here’s some cool wallpapers for downloads!

Catch Disney’s OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL in Singapore cinemas this 7 March 2013, like the Official Walt Disney Studios Singapore Facebook Page, follow @disneystudiosSG and subscribe to the Official Disney Studios Singapore YouTube Channel!”

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*Disclosure:This is a writeup for Nuffnang. No monetary compensation was received.

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