wizard of oz

Uncovering Curiosities: The Wachowski’s JUPITER ASCENDING

Jupiter Ascending is the Wachowskis’ best film since 1999’s The Matrix. The 2015 film may be over-stuffed with ideas and have enough plot to fill a trilogy but you can’t fault the spectacle that the siblings have put onscreen. The story is a [...]

February 20, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: John Boorman’s ZARDOZ

John Boorman’s Zardoz can be blamed for being a lot of things, but predictable isn’t one of them. This 1974 starrer for Sean Connery bucks convention on all levels and Boorman delivers one of the oddest science fiction movies ever to star an [...]

November 3, 2020

Get Ready To #LoveCinema Again

Cinema First, the industry body which promotes UK cinemagoing, has launched #LoveCinema, a campaign designed to capture the attention of audiences and remind them of the big screen experience in the post COVID-19 world. At the centre of this [...]

August 20, 2020

THE WIZARD OF OZ To Celebrate 75th Anniversary In 3D IMAX

Movies In Focus isn’t a big fan of releases on 3D or IMAX, but the prospect of The Wizard Of Oz in the format (to celebrate its 75th Anniversary) sounds like it’s too good to miss, as the 1939 Judy Garland starrer is one of the few undisputed [...]

August 29, 2014

New Poster For OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL; Is It A Cartoon?

Remember when Sam Raimi made low budget schlockers, before he turned to the darkside of bland big budget filmmaking? I don’t either, but I’m sure it wasn’t a fever dream. Anyway, the artist formally known as Sam Raimi, the director of The Evil [...]

November 1, 2012