The Wizard of Oz Reviews

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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.
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.
September 20, 2013
In truth, any opportunity to see the film on the big screen is welcome.
September 19, 2013
The greatest American movie fantasy.
September 19, 2013
The blend of old-fashioned, classic storytelling with cutting-edge technology is undeniably enthralling.
September 19, 2013
The result is quite stunning and a lot less gimmicky than it could have been.
June 8, 2019
Perhaps the most perfect piece of pure entertainment ever produced, with countless classic moments that have led to its cinematic immortality.
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.
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.
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