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Film, DVD, and TV Discuss the latest movies at the theatre and on DVD, as well as what is on TV. ACG film reviews will also be found here.

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Oz the Great and Powerful

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1623205/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1

A very modern "prequel" to an old but also very classic story. It got 6.4 on IMDB but when I watched this on blu-ray at home, with my wife and 10-year-old grand-daughter, I thought all the leading actors put in good performances. For me, this movie was surprisingly enjoyable to watch. I was thinking I'd feel the urge to get up and walk away after the first 10 minutes but it kept me fairly well engaged through to the end. Would it ever really compete as a "classic" with the original Wizard of Oz? I doubt it but as a "family" movie today I think it was worth maybe 7.5 at least.
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Love this movie:



And I fell in love with Rachel Ward. For my money, there was never a woman who looked better in a movie than her in this one:

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She's certainly got my attention already!

I think I might have to watch this movie. What's the title? (it's not visible to me in your post).
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Sharky's Machine, I believe
I like the "Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid", too
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And I fell in love with Rachel Ward. For my money, there was never a woman who looked better in a movie than her in this one:

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Sharky's Machine, I believe
I like the "Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid", too
Yep, Sharky's Machine. Better than the standard Burt Reynolds movie.
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Horns:



Radcliffe turned in a good performance, I thought, his character had more depth than the Harry Potter persona. But the ending was...well...stupid. And oh so predictable.

I am going to have to watch Sharky's Machine.
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They at least tried to get time dilation right.
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They at least tried to get time dilation right.
The ending was a bit too 2001.
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The ending was a bit too 2001.

True.

I was going "No, oh no. Really?"
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Avengers: Age of Ultron
Same. Good movie.
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