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Oz the Great and Powerful Reviews

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Sam Fragoso
Movie Mezzanine

Antithetical to the horror excursions Sam Raimi built his name on, iOz the Great and Powerful is a heartwarming fantasy drenched in opulence.

Full Review Source: Movie Mezzanine | Original Score: B-

February 1, 2014
Eric D. Snider

A marvelously candy-colored and overall-pretty-fun-nothing-great-but-it's-all-right fantasy adventure.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: B-

July 13, 2013
John Hanlon
Big Hollywood

Director Sam Raimi creates a magical experience for viewers in this beautiful and engaging prequel to "The Wizard of Oz."

Full Review Source: Big Hollywood | Original Score: 4.5/5

June 30, 2013
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...Oz the Great and Powerful fares somewhat better than most similarly-themed, geared-at-kids big-budget fare.

Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews | Original Score: 2.5/4

June 28, 2013
James Plath
Movie Metropolis

I may sound like I'm tripping in a field of poppies, but the secret to this film's success seems to be James Franco.

Full Review Source: Movie Metropolis | Original Score: 7/10

June 14, 2013
Leonard Maltin

This eye-filling fantasy is an entertaining riff on how the Wizard of that immortal film found his way to Oz.

Full Review Source: indieWIRE

June 13, 2013
Carla Meyer
Sacramento Bee

The funny, warm-hearted "Wizard of Oz" prequel "Oz the Great and Powerful" veers far enough from the Yellow Brick Road paved by the original film to avoid dangerous direct comparisons.

Full Review Source: Sacramento Bee | Original Score: 3/4

May 28, 2013
Kevin A. Ranson

Sam Raimi has managed to recapture the feel and charm of the original 'Wizard of Oz'... and that may be the greatest compliment of all.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3.5/4.0

March 31, 2013
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

That the female roles are the most memorable is intriguing since Oz the Great and Powerful is arguably at heart a broadside against male chauvinism

Full Review Source: Q Network Film Desk | Original Score: 2.5/4

March 22, 2013
Jason Best
Movie Talk

When a movie is as beloved as The Wizard of Oz, making a prequel would seem a foolhardy enterprise. Put one foot on the Yellow Brick Road and you risk stepping on your viewers' memories and dreams. Yet Raimi rises to the challenge with dash and dazzle.

Full Review Source: Movie Talk

March 19, 2013

You've got to love any movie that features an army of rollicking Munchkins getting halfway through a Danny Elfman song before, basically, they're told to shut up.

Full Review Source: Rip It Up | Original Score: 3/5

March 17, 2013

[Director Sam] Raimi fills every square centimetre of the frame with aggressively attractive images...Simply put, Oz is simply beautiful to behold.

Full Review Source: 3AW | Original Score: 4/5

March 17, 2013
Mark Ramsey

It's Mila Kunis! And she's dressed like she took the wrong tornado on the way to F. Scott Fitzgerald.

Full Review Source: MovieJuice! | Original Score: C+

March 17, 2013
Matt Neal
The Standard

Oz The Great And Powerful is as good as it could be.

Full Review Source: The Standard | Original Score: 3/5

March 17, 2013
Sara Maria Vizcarrondo
Movies With Butter

If you liked Hugo you'll be pleased with Oz's coterie of zoopraxiscopes and praxinoscopes and zoetropes (Oh, my!).

Full Review Source: Movies With Butter

March 15, 2013
Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals

Franco hasn't mastered dialogue rhythm and there are times when the movie stalls while he gets off a line BUT, the road ahead in this glorious $235M production is lined with gold, like the invention of the exquisite China Girl.

Full Review Source: Cinema Signals | Original Score: 4.5/5

March 15, 2013
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

There is also a message. This time it is not 'There is no place like home.' It is more like 'If we believe in ourselves and work together, with courage, we can do anything.' Nice message, that.

Full Review Source: Laramie Movie Scope | Original Score: B

March 15, 2013
Fr. Chris Carpenter
Movie Dearest

(James) Franco's performance is one of the better, more genuine things about Disney's given-to-excess adaptation/prequel. Still, the movie is on the whole engaging and entertaining.

Full Review Source: Movie Dearest | Original Score: B=

March 15, 2013
Neil Pond
American Profile

This fun-filled, fantastically rendered yellow-brick romp, a back-story companion piece, is festooned with its own characters and once-upon-a-time charms.

Full Review Source: American Profile | Original Score: 3/5

March 14, 2013
Tom Clift

A perfectly solid family adventure, one that's made all the more fun for cinebuffs by those signature Raimi touches.

Full Review Source: Moviedex | Original Score: 3.5/5

March 14, 2013
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