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Emerald City: Season 1 (2017)



Critic Consensus: Dark and brooding, but also confusing and contrived, Emerald City is the Game of Thrones/Wizard of Oz mashup nobody asked for.


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A dark, modern reimagining of "The Wizard of Oz."


Adria Arjona
as Dorothy Gale
Rebeka Rea
as Silvie
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I DO know that Emerald City is the direct result of some evil thing hooking the cheerful, technicolor classic The Wizard of Oz up to the death machine from The Princess Bride and sucking every ounce of life out of it.

January 11, 2017 | Full Review…

The plotting is goofy, the tone is relentlessly dark and the pacing is excruciatingly slow. Worst, the characters are hard to care about.

January 9, 2017 | Rating: 1/4 | Full Review…

The overall result is a first season that has its flaws, but features enough delightful weirdness to intrigue those willing to give it a chance... Emerald City is without a doubt an epic leap into the unknown. Sometimes, it soars.

January 6, 2017 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

It's just as muddled as Once often is, and too ridiculous to be taken seriously as an epic as Thrones, which is not surprising, given the show's long stay in development purgatory.

January 6, 2017 | Rating: C | Full Review…

It all looks good, but Arjona never gains real traction as Dorothy and some of the side stories become distractions. Still, Emerald City is an ambitious, if derivative, project for broadcast television.

January 6, 2017 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

Emerald City's horror tends more toward the familiar-stolen children, addiction, suicide-but it's a fascinating world to enter, if not always a totally absorbing one.

January 6, 2017 | Full Review…

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