Some Of The Wonderful Things He Does: Oz The Great And Powerful Images & Trailer

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A new trailer and several new images have been released for Sam Raimi’s upcoming fantasy adventure, Oz: The Great And Powerful, this week, and they are certainly very impressive.

Discovering the origins of L. Frank Baum‘s classic children’s novel, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, the film is a prequel to his work, looking at how the Wizard arrived in Oz and became the ruler.

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Did I Miss Something? A Wizard Of Oz Re-Telling With a Very Decent Cast?

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Whilst the news was announced earlier this month, over at the Multiplex we are yet to report on the news of Sam Raimi‘s re-telling of the classic Wizard Of Oz adventure.

When Perez Hilton posted what is apparently the first look at the make-up for a flying monkey in the latest re-imagining of L. Frank Baum’s classic children’s novel, see below for the image, the news didn’t appeal to my interests until, only this week, I saw the cast list.

Scheduled for an 8th March, 2013 release, the fantasy adventure, which has been titled Oz The Great and Powerful, stars James Franco, Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz, Michelle Williams, Zach Braff, Joey King and Bruce Campbell.

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Film Review: The Last Kiss

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The Last Kiss may be four years old (2006), but it is one that will remain a classic for me; a film with a real knowledge of life and relationships, which gets to me every time.

Zach Braff, better known as JD from Scrubs, plays the protagonist of the film, Michael, a man halfway through life in exactly the place he had always imagined to be. But fear kicks in when his girlfriend of 3 years, Jenna, played by Jacinda Barrett, falls pregnant. Michael realises that his future has now been set out for him, with all surprises in life over. This is when he meets university student, Kim, played by Rachel Bilson (Summer from The OC), whose appearance tempts Michael into believing that marriage and children don’t have to end his life just yet.

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