Hansel and Gretel hunt the witches of Oz in This Week’s DVDs

Two major motion pictures hit DVD this week: Oz the Great and Powerful and Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters, but which witches will reign supreme? What the hell is Disney doing to Minnie Mouse? And why is that anime girl spitting on that boy? You can only find out in this week's DVD and Blu-ray releases! » 6/10/13 2:20pm 6/10/13 2:20pm

Watch the best part of Oz The Great and Powerful right here

Even though Sam Raimi's Oz the Great and Powerful was bungled from its first shrieking baboon, it did have style. Oz was undeniably gorgeous, and design trickery and innovation shone brightly during the title sequence, which Disney has released to the masses for your ogling pleasure. Watch it here, so you don't have… » 3/21/13 10:30am 3/21/13 10:30am

Saturday Webcomic: Namesake is an incredible return to Oz and so much…

Although much of the action in Megan Lavey-Heaton and Isabelle Melançon's webcomic Namesake takes place in the merry old land of Oz, it opens not with a Dorothy but with an Alice. Alice Liddell, to be precise, has gone missing, and the only person who knows where she's gone off to is her friend Charles Dodgson, better… » 2/23/13 8:30am 2/23/13 8:30am

You've never seen the Wizard of Oz like this before

There are a lot of new takes on L. Frank Baum's Land of Oz coming up, including Sam Raimi's Oz The Great and Powerful, and a new animated film featuring Patrick Stewart and Lea Michele. But the most unique takes might come from a new anthology, edited by John Joseph Adams and Douglas Cohen. Oz Reimagined: New Tales… » 10/22/12 6:30am 10/22/12 6:30am

Is that Patrick Stewart doing a crazy voiceover in the first Dorothy of…

Who asked for a sequel to The Wizard of Oz featuring Lea Michele from Glee as Dorothy, and Dan Aykroyd as the Scarecrow? Whoever it is, here you go. The first trailer for Dorothy of Oz looks, well... let's just say unnecessary. The computer animation looks sort of like a kids' video game circa 1995, and the one song… » 9/04/12 2:31pm 9/04/12 2:31pm

Sam Raimi cut the "heart" and "brains" from his Oz, but added a "nice…

You've seen the bananas trailer for Sam Raimi's giant, Tim-Burton-looking prequel Oz: The Great and Powerful. Now find out all the details we learned at the Comic-Con panel and follow-up press conference. Find out which Oz characters didn't make the cut, more on that flying monkey army, and whether or not Bruce… » 7/13/12 11:15am 7/13/12 11:15am

Flying monkeys and beautiful witches in the first trailer for Sam…

We saw James Franco discussing the finer points of wizardry recently — now watch the first teaser trailer for Evil Dead and Spider-Man director Sam Raimi's Oz: The Great and Powerful. Will there be any flying monkeys with boomsticks? Did Army of Darkness actually take place in Munchkinland? We'll receive answers to… » 7/12/12 3:45pm 7/12/12 3:45pm

Can James Franco pull off the bewitching Wizard of Oz? Take a look.

Here is the first ever look at Sam Raimi's Wizard of Oz prequel Oz: The Great and Powerful. Watch as the sexy witch Mila Kunis gives the Wizard a tour of the Emerald City in this behind-the-scenes look from ET. We're absolutely interested in the premise of this movie, but we're still not 100% sold on James Franco as… » 7/11/12 3:00pm 7/11/12 3:00pm

First image of James Franco as The Great and Powerful Oz is sad and…

The first ever look at Sam Raimi's retelling of The Wizard of Oz shows a super sexy Wizard with his lips parted, played by James Franco. We're not Franco-haters, and we love Raimi — but this looks like The Wizard and his Sexy Balloon Ride of Love. Let's hope this preliminary art from Oz: The Great and Powerful is… » 6/21/12 3:20pm 6/21/12 3:20pm