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WIZARD OF OZ BEING CONVERTED TO 3D

October 4, 2012 by · 3 Comments 

New York Post film critic Lou Lumenick called it a “bombshell announcement” — the revelation by Warner Bros. that it is working on a 3D conversion/restoration of the classic MGM musical The Wizard of Oz to be released on Blu-ray disc next year. At a news conference, studio executives suggested that the 3D version might […]

THEY’RE OFF TO RESTORE THE WIZARD AGAIN

February 15, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Perhaps no motion picture in history has been “restored” so frequently as MGM’s classic The Wizard of Oz. It is about to undergo yet another restoration in time for its 75th anniversary in 2014. Warner Bros. Home Video, which now owns rights to the film, said on Tuesday that it plans to stop shipping all […]

YELLOW BRICK ROAD: A DEAD END?

November 18, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The rival entertainment industry news blogs, Nikki Finke’s Deadline.com and Sharon Waxman’s TheWrap.com, are continuing to fact-check each other. On Tuesday, Deadline ran an item that was picked up by numerous other entertainment-related websites (including this one) claiming that Robert Zemeckis was in talks with Warner Bros about directing a remake of The Wizard of […]