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Great for kids

By Quartzvein
Written December 22, 2014
Took my Grand kids, ages 9 and 15 and they both loved it - was a little long and dragged somewhat in the middle but excellent family entertainment. Had to buy my Granddaughter the China Girl Doll afterwords, they are very hard to find.
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Visually Stunning

By brighteyes99709
Written December 22, 2014
I enjoyed the movie very much. Watching it in iMAX 3D is always a visually stunning experience. There times that James Franco played his part a little "campy", but hey, he was a con man. The two newest characters, China Girl and Finnley were a welcome addition to the story. They each brought there own spin to the story. It was nice to have the illusion of how everything started prior to Dorothy showing up.
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Those Women. Franco is putty in their hands.

By Danville Doug
Written November 25, 2014
IMAX 3D just keeps getting better. Theater was full with adults and kids. Really a good family movie. We'd have taken our kids, but they're grown, away, and busy. I love the old movie Wizard of Oz, my wife doesn't. We both enjoyed this one. Franco has so many interesting facets. He continues to grow and charm. And certainly the movie enthralls us guys with the mysteries of women for us, beauty can be good, evil, wicked. Franco is putty in their hands. Loved it.
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Origin of a Wonderful Wizard

By filmhead
Written December 28, 2014
The most unexpected movie to come to the screen in years, this prequel fills in the origin of the Wizard from the Wizard of Oz classic from 1939. Beautifully done, nicely thrilling, and full of fun, Sam Raimi was worked his usual cinematic magic with very good skill. Beginning in black and white like the 1939 classic, the young future Wizard gets transported to Oz much like Dorothy did: in a tornado. Here we meet some new denizens of the magical land not seen in the first movie and some familiar ones too. Though lacking in some depth in backstory and real emotional resonance for the witch sisters, this is nonetheless a successful good movie so take a trip down the yellow brick road but without much of the musical bits.
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very well done, entertaining movie

By lpr
Written March 09, 2013
I'm a fan of James Franco and MIla Kunis, so seeing this movie seemed like a sure bet. Glad to find I wasn't disappointed. The movie was well acted, the secenery/special effects beautifully done and the storyline didn't veer away from the original. Some of the scenes might be a little too intense for the younger ones but for anyone 12 & up, a truly enjoyable movie experience.
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