Off the Shelf…’Oz the Great and Powerful’

In this prequel to the 1939 classic, Sam Raimi shows us how the “Wizard of Oz” became so Great and Powerful. This Blu-Ray release allows us to go much deeper into this so-called prequel than even the well-intentioned 3D transfer would allow. Thankfully a second helping of this saccharine world is a more enjoyable affair […]

G-S-T Review…Oz the Great and Powerful

Who wouldn’t want to travel to the wondrous and imaginative worlds we’ve seen grace the silver screen? Chief among the most magical candidates has to be the Land of Oz. In this prequel to the 1939 classic, Sam Raimi shows us how the “Wizard of Oz” became so Great and Powerful. Usually it’s with extreme hesitation that one would chose to […]

Sweet Trailer…Sam Raimi's 'Oz The Great and Powerful'

Sam Raimi’s successful genre crossing career has gone from horror/camp to comic books and now he’s treading new ground…somewhere over the rainbow that is. From the first images and teaser trailer it looks like his trip to the land of OZ would be one of wondrous delight. Well brace yourselves, this full trailer for Disney’s […]

G-S-T Review…Take This Waltz

“Life has a gap in it,” says Sarah Silverman, as Gerdaline, a recovering alcoholic. “You don’t go crazy trying to fill it, like some lunatic.” This is the conflict Sarah Polley’s poignant and sobering film, Take This Waltz, wrestles with, as it takes a look at the human fear of the in between places in […]

Ohhh, Look…THR's Award Season Roundtable Series

2011 has been a banner year full of fantastic films both great and small. While we do our very best to give you the highs and lows of the good and bad out there we’ve still only managed to see a fraction of the noteworthy films this year….and it’s not from a lack of trying […]

Sweet Tr-a-iler…'My Week with Marilyn'

Happy Birthday Mr. President indeed! Premiering today is the trailer for the much publicized film My Week with Marilyn starring the wonderfully talented Michelle Williams. Following the story of  Marilyn Monroe during her visit to London in the 50s to shoot The Prince and the Showgirl, this Weinstein Company backed film attempts to show the more human […]