The Wizard of Oz Reviews

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September 14, 2020
Without a doubt, one of the most fun, magical and influential films of all time. [Full review in Spanish]
August 1, 2020
Entertaining, adventurous, unbelievably iconic, unexplainably influential, and perfect to sing along to.
July 21, 2020
This benchmark of fantasy and adventure has reached a plateau very few films have - it has engrained itself in popular culture to the point of legend.
May 24, 2020
The Wizard of Oz first enchanted audiences with its escapist fantasy, "there's no place like home" has become a multilayered statement for our current times.
October 22, 2019
The words in both its melodies and dialogues have become a part of the vernacular, and their simply-put lessons ("there's no place like home") still ring true. [February 4, 2019]
September 9, 2019
The Wizard of Oz will have people enchanted with its spell for a very long time. [Full Review in Spanish]
August 30, 2019
The world's favorite movie. Exciting, touching and big-hearted,The Wizard of Ozis the movie we most look forward to sharing with future generations.
August 29, 2019
The perennial enthusiasm of the public for one of the more creative musicals make it into a classic film, but it hasn't lost its primitive charm. [Full Review in Spanish]
June 8, 2019
Perhaps the most perfect piece of pure entertainment ever produced, with countless classic moments that have led to its cinematic immortality.
September 6, 2018
I sat cringing before M-G-M's Technicolor production of The Wizard of Oz, which displays no trace of imagination, good taste, or ingenuity.
June 15, 2017
More than a movie classic, it's an essential part of the popular culture, thanks to film revivals and the annual TV ritual that, sooner or later, captured every kid growing up in the sixties and seventies.
April 30, 2016
[VIDEO ESSAY] As thick with allegory as any Shakespeare play, "The Wizard of Oz" is the greatest children's movie ever made, and that probably ever will be made.
August 21, 2015
Judy Garland is perfectly cast as Dorothy. She is as clever a little actress as she is a singer and her special style of vocalizing is ideally adapted to the music of the picture.
December 7, 2014
The music is good, and the public has not been given such a smooth running, well oiled, expert spectacle since the great days of the silent movies when Doug Fairbanks Sr. made the first Robin Hood and The Thief of Bagdad.
September 14, 2014
Anyone who can refrain from weeping as Dorothy cries "Aunty Em, I'm frightened!" deserves to be locked in a tower for all eternity.
September 12, 2014
Seventy-five years on, it hasn't dated in the slightest.
September 11, 2014
The central themes of illusions, dreams and going on an extraordinary adventure all the better to come home and appreciate what you have there are enduring.
November 15, 2013
One of Hollywood's quintessential productions, this musical adaptation of L Frank Baum's classic fable is probably the most beloved fantasy film of all time and the ultimate family picture.
October 5, 2013
This family classic long ago left the realm of being mere entertainment to emerge as a cultural touchstone for generations of Americans.
September 30, 2013
The classic MGM musical from 1939 has been lovingly restored and up-converted to 3D.
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