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Coming in September for one week only.

by Nikkoreply 5809/20/2013


by Nikkoreply 107/12/2013

I'd see this before I'd watch "Oz: The Great And Powerful".

by Nikkoreply 207/12/2013

It didn't look 3-D in the trailer.

by Nikkoreply 307/12/2013

WOW. The color is eyepopping!

But it pisses me off no end that it's now a "Warner Brothers Picture"


by Nikkoreply 407/12/2013

If I sit in the front row I'll be able to bump ruby red slippers with hers.

by Nikkoreply 507/12/2013

Seeing "Oz" in a theater is great fun.

by Nikkoreply 607/12/2013

Gives me chills, and I've seen it a hundred times.

Judy Garland's acting is underrated. How did she turn in such a poignant performance at the tender age of 17? She's still the only actor who can make me cry.

by Nikkoreply 707/12/2013

Before CGI there was MGM. There is a lot of hyperbole in movie marketing, but "The Wizard of Oz" is the greatest family film of all time. The trailer is exciting. That's weird.

by Nikkoreply 807/12/2013

The color is amazing, and Dorothy's red ruby shoes really pop out.

by Nikkoreply 907/12/2013

Looks like the WWW is the big draw from the trailer.

by Nikkoreply 1007/12/2013

Judy's dilated pupils are incredible in 3D!

by Nikkoreply 1107/12/2013

"Looks like the WWW is the big draw from the trailer."

I haven't seen a hooked nose that up close since I did Janice Dickinson's hair after her lastest rhinoplasty.

by Nikkoreply 1207/12/2013

Sean and Frank, we are so skipping Friday night meeting for this.

by Nikkoreply 1307/12/2013

So nice to Judy on the big screen where she belongs.

by Nikkoreply 1407/12/2013

What r14 said.

by Nikkoreply 1507/12/2013


Thanks Pat. Or is it Patrick??

by Nikkoreply 1607/12/2013

Love it. I'll be there!

by Nikkoreply 1707/12/2013

Will there be a singalong?

by Nikkoreply 1807/12/2013

I'm sick of the faux scarcity model. 1 week only my Liza pill box.

by Nikkoreply 1907/12/2013

What's with the terrible modern soundtrack?

by Nikkoreply 2007/13/2013

[all posts by flame bait troll #11 removed (violent racist homophobic right-wing misogynist), ISP notified with full text of all posts.]

by Nikkoreply 2107/13/2013

I like the sound.

I wonder what it would look like if they really went back and made the colors overly vibrant, fuck, why don't they pull a Lucas and put all sorts of computer animated shit in it? lmao. I would love to see how updated it could be made.

by Nikkoreply 2207/13/2013

The sound is awful, it's dreadful.

by Nikkoreply 2307/13/2013

r23, put headphones on.

by Nikkoreply 2407/13/2013

If it's a big success in September, they'll bring it back again and again and again.

by Nikkoreply 2507/14/2013

3D might be cool, but IMAX?

by Nikkoreply 2607/14/2013

It figures the gays would be all excited about this.

by Nikkoreply 2707/14/2013

No matter what it is such a great film. The trailer points out Garland's uniqueness and greatness, the great talent that made this picture, the way films use to impress people. We would rather see crap than true entertainment. Imagine if Clooney or Jolie or Channing could pop out of the screen like Judy.

by Nikkoreply 2807/14/2013

[quote]3D might be cool, but IMAX?

It was made before widescreen so the picture is actually box shape like an old TV screen. So on the big screen IMAX will fill the screen better.

by Nikkoreply 2907/14/2013

They are amping up the dark aspects of the film while toning down the musical aspects.

I'm not thrilled they did it, but it works.

by Nikkoreply 3007/14/2013

This movie makes me feel like I can fly anywhere. It makes me feel like I'm dancing on air!

by Nikkoreply 3107/14/2013

Judy Garland had marvelous looking legs. Even when she was obese.

by Nikkoreply 3207/14/2013

The movie remains -- 75 years later -- one of the greatest films ever produced, and cultural references to it are still relevant seven decades later. That is no small feat for a movie that initially was not that successful.

That said, it is interesting and amusing that the trailer for this iconic piece of American cinematography looks and sounds like every other trailer for every "kids" movie made in the last twenty years. It certainly has the same "feel" to it as just about all the trailers I can recall for animated films from 2013, 2012, 2011, etc.

by Nikkoreply 3307/14/2013

Garland as Dorothy. One of the greatest movie performances ever.

What made Judy a star was her total belief in whatever she said or sang. Believability like that is rare.

by Nikkoreply 3407/14/2013

[quote]What made Judy a star was her total belief in whatever she said or sang. Believability like that is rare.


by Nikkoreply 3507/15/2013

Roger Ebert said it well: "When Garland sang that she hoped her troubles would melt like lemon drops, you believed she had problems."

by Nikkoreply 3607/15/2013

The nearest IMAX theater is in SF 90 miles away. Too far. But, I imagine the SF audiences will be a hoot. The crowds will be filled with Dorothys and Glindas.

by Nikkoreply 3707/15/2013

You can always watch in your own backyard or on the deck.

The movie will always be a friends and family experience.

After all...and thru the years...there's no place like home.

by Nikkoreply 3807/15/2013

[quote]It figures the gays would be all excited about this

Yes, it does actually. If you have a problem with that, you can piss off.

by Nikkoreply 3907/15/2013

[quote]The nearest IMAX theater is in SF 90 miles away. Too far. But, I imagine the SF audiences will be a hoot. The crowds will be filled with Dorothys and Glindas

So you can't make a day of it? Pre-buy your tickets for a matinee, you'll be home for dinner.

by Nikkoreply 4007/15/2013

The trailer is exciting, and really highlights the things that have become cultural touchstones, better representing the picture.

Something similar happened when there were new trailers prepared for Casablanca. The original ones seemed to miss the elements that would make the picture immortal, namely the timeless love story and Rick's decision to finally stick his neck out. The old one emphasized the wartime action and derring-do, which still play well but aren't the first things one thinks of today when hearing the name Casablanca.

by Nikkoreply 4107/15/2013

[quote]The nearest IMAX theater is in SF 90 miles away.

There's no IMAX in one of the suburban cities outside of SF?

by Nikkoreply 4207/15/2013

I bet it will also be in regular non IMAX houses bu tin 3D. All of our IMAX screens (three) are also out in the burbs. We have one Cinemark Extreme Screen that isn't too far out. However, not sure if that theatre would play an IMAX title.

by Nikkoreply 4307/15/2013

"What made Judy a star was her total belief in whatever she said or sang. Believability like that is rare."

True, and it's what makes "Oz" work. MGM's version of Oz is very weird, stylized, and artificial, but the audience believes in it because Judy's Dorothy believes in it.

The film would never have worked with Shirley Temple, the intended star. Temple never believed anything about her surroundings, she just believed she was the center of the audience's attention.

by Nikkoreply 4407/15/2013

Judy Garland was the heart and soul of The Wizard of Oz. With great support from those three hams from vaudeville. They made a classic.

by Nikkoreply 4507/15/2013

OH BOY! A fags delight!

by Nikkoreply 4607/15/2013

Im curious as to how they do this? How do they take a standard film and make it into 3D? You need to photograph the film with two parallel cameras in order to achieve the 3D effect.

by Nikkoreply 4707/15/2013

R47, a lot of films are converted to 3D after the fact.

by Nikkoreply 4807/15/2013

R48 That really doesn't answer the question.

by Nikkoreply 4907/15/2013

R46, it might be that but it hasn't reach iconic status and a beloved family classic because of gay support.

You're a troll of the worst sort.

by Nikkoreply 5007/15/2013

Remember, IMAX no longer means giant-format, two-story screens. Hundreds of regular theaters have retrofitted a regular screen to be floor-to-ceiling (a little larger) to accommodate IMAX marketing their "enhanced-resolution" and enhanced sound formats for a premium ticket price.

Be that as it may, this gay boy peed a little when he heard this was coming to theaters.

by Nikkoreply 5107/15/2013

So is IMAX similar to what 70MM (Todd-AO, Super Panavision, Technirama) was in the 50's and 60's? Crystal clear prints and multi channel sound?

by Nikkoreply 5207/15/2013

This new trailer is really great! I think 3-D is dopey, but I'm still going!

by Nikkoreply 5307/15/2013

r44: I love Shirley Temple and your comment is very astute and spot-on.

by Nikkoreply 5407/15/2013

WHY did they use a second-tier children's choir singing "Over the Rainbow" when they had their pick of all the glorious Arlen/Yarburg music that OZ is packed with?

Makes it sound like one of those fake trailers on YouTube.

by Nikkoreply 5507/20/2013

Opened today, at long last.

by Nikkoreply 5609/20/2013

[quote]Im curious as to how they do this? How do they take a standard film and make it into 3D? You need to photograph the film with two parallel cameras in order to achieve the 3D effect.

Watch this for a better explanation. Looks amazing!

by Nikkoreply 5709/20/2013

This article is a great read, and the embedded video is worth a watch as well...

by Nikkoreply 5809/20/2013
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