Now before you go rushing to judgments and condemning Disney for have the brash to reboot, remake and/or prequelize one of Hollywood’s all-time classics. L. Frank Baum wrote fourteen novels, one of which was the basis for the 1939 classic, “Wizard of Oz”. Sam Raimi (“Spider-Man” trilogy, “Evil Dead” trilogy) re-introduces that magical Land of Oz and does it in spectacular fashion. With some amazing visuals, a solid cast and a mix of humor throughout, the return to Oz is a welcome one.
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It’s rare when an actor or an actress disappears into a role so much that you forget who they really are but that is exactly what Michelle Williams is able to do in “My Week with Marilyn”. The two-time Academy Award nominated actress incredibly brings Marilyn Monroe to life so vividly that it’s hard to believe she is the same girl who played the trouble making Jen Lindley on “Dawson’s” Creek years ago. She plays Marilyn with a sadness that will make you feel bad for the pressure put on her by nearly everyone in her life.
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