My reviews of the week’s new movies, plus my Virtual Wizard of Oz Con event for charity!
The first of its kind “Virtual Wizard of Oz Con,” celebrating all aspects of Oz, with a star-studded evening benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. All in one night, Film Critic and Oz Historian Ryan Jay interviews some of the greatest celebrities ever to have entered the Emerald City. From “Wicked” to “The Wiz,” don’t miss this unique ..
My new review of Marriage Story – plus an exclusive look behind the scenes at Warner Bros. where The Wizard of Oz was remastered in 4K
For the 80th anniversary of The Wizard of Oz, Warner Bros is releasing the classic film – for the first time – in 4K, available October 29th on both the ultra-HD Blu-ray disc and digital formats. As an Oz historian and lover of all things Oz, I could barely wait for this updated home video ..
As an Oz historian and lover of film, I’ve always wanted a big screen biopic of Judy Garland’s life, a desire which might have proved a bit of “careful what you wish for.” Of course no one can really “play” Judy Garland. It’s what makes every production of The Wizard of Oz so challenging – ..
My reviews of the week’s new movies, plus the DVD release of Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz: Emerald City
My review of the week’s new movie, plus a look at The Wizard of Oz on tour, stopping in Milwaukee at MillerHighLifeTheatre.com – Dec 29 – 31!
NBC’s Emerald City marked the first prime time network TV series adaptation of The Wizard of Oz. 10 episodes aired in early 2017. Low ratings led to a single season; not altogether surprising, since it was announced as a “limited series.” I loved the show and toured to four cities this year presenting my exclusive ..