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Rated PG · 127 min. · 2013


Sam Raimi's film boasts gorgeous images throughout, with skillfully executed digital and practical effects and artful use of 3-D. All the prettiness is a welcome distraction as it becomes clear, during the movie's middle passages, that our hero, Oscar, isn't quite up to snuff. James Franco is not a particularly likeable performer, and the story doesn't give him much, either.

See our full review: A gorgeous but flimsy <i>Oz</i>

A gorgeous but flimsy Oz

Sam Raimi and James Franco can't quite find the magic in Oz the Great and Powerful. »

Official Site: disney.go.com/thewizard
Director: Sam Raimi
Writer: L. Frank Baum, Mitchell Kapner and David Lindsay-Abaire
Producer: Joe Roth
Cast: Mila Kunis, James Franco, Michelle Williams, Rachel Weisz, Abigail Spencer, Joey King, Zach Braff, Martin Klebba, Ted Raimi and Bill Cobbs


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