Before you see Disney's highly anticipated film, take a look at some magical scenes sure to get you excited about the bewitching new flick! and complaining that "while Raimi's Oz is like retinal crack, he never seduces our hearts and minds. Raimi opted to use practical sets in conjunction with computer-generated imagery during filming. [45] Additionally, the studio could not use the signature chin mole of Margaret Hamilton's portrayal of the Wicked Witch of the West nor could they employ the yellow brick road's swirl design for Munchkinland. When Oscar Diggs, a small-time circus magician with dubious ethics, is hurled away in a tornado from dusty Kansas to the vibrant Land of Oz, he thinks he’s hit the jackpot — fame and fortune are his for the taking — that is until he meets three witches, Theodora, Evanora and Glinda, who are not convinced he is the great wizard everyone’s been expecting. [30] Franco and Raimi had previously worked together on the Spider-Man trilogy. Oz the Great and Powerful: (Danny Elfman) From the very beginning, Walt Disney Studios was interested in adapting L. Frank Baum's "Oz" novels of the early 1900's into movies, but MGM bought the rights to The Wizard of Oz before Disney could do so in the 1930's. Twelve-year-old orphan Peter is spirited away to the magical world of Neverland, where he finds both fun and danger, and ultimately discovers his destiny -- to become the hero who will be for ever known as Peter Pan. The idea of being a wealthy monarch makes Oscar accept the role. Oz the Great and Powerful HD IMDB: 6.3 Oscar Diggs, a small-time circus illusionist and con-artist, is whisked from Kansas to the Land of Oz where the inhabitants assume he's the great wizard of prophecy, there to save Oz from the clutches of evil. Just don't expect too much. Oz the Great and Powerful serves as an unofficial prequel to the Oz series. [46], In addition to the legal issues, the film was also faced with delays when several cast members went on hiatus due to unrelated commitments and circumstances. At first he thinks he's hit the jackpot-fame and fortune are his for the taking. Oz the Great and Powerful [73], Outside North America, the film earned $69.9 million on its opening weekend from 46 territories. Master sorcerer Balthazar Blake must find and train Merlin's descendant to defeat dark sorceress Morgana la Fée. Pages may have considerable notes/highlighting. Putting his magical arts to use through illusion, ingenuity-and even a bit of wizardry-Oscar transforms himself not only into the great and powerful Wizard of Oz but into a better man as well. In 1954, when the film rights to Baum's remaining thirteen Oz books were made available, Walt Disney Productions acquired them[22] for use in Walt Disney's television series Disneyland which led to the live-action film Rainbow Road to Oz, which was abandoned and never completed. "[30] Mila Kunis's makeup and prosthetics were supervised by Greg Nicotero and demanded four hours to apply and another hour to remove, with Kunis taking nearly two months to fully recover from the subsequent removal of the makeup from her skin. It is silly, broadly comedic, and sometimes bombastic. Walt Disney Pictures commissioned the film's production in 2009 with Joe Roth as producer and Grant Curtis, Joshua Donen, Philip Steuer and Palak Patel serving as executive producers. [12] Similarly, various other races of Oz are depicted besides the Munchkins; the Quadlings, the china doll inhabitants of Dainty China Country, and the Winkies (who went unnamed in the 1939 film). Disney's fantastical adventure Oz The Great and Powerful, directed by Sam Raimi, imagines the origins of L. Frank Baum's beloved wizard character. [16][17] As in the 1939 film, Glinda travels in giant bubbles, and the Emerald City is actually emerald; in the novel, characters wear tinted glasses to make it appear so, though during the battle preparations sequence Oz can be seen wearing emerald goggles. نام فیلم : Oz the Great and Powerful 2013 – از بزرگ و قدرتمند 2013. You as an audience member are swept off your feet by Weisz's enthusiasm for her role and the movie becomes better off because of it. [56] Disney also promoted the film through its theme parks; Epcot's International Flower and Garden Festival featured a multi-purpose garden and play area themed to the film and Disney California Adventure hosted sample viewings inside the Muppet*Vision 3D theatre. Based on L. Frank Baum's early 20th century Oz novels and set 20 years before the events of the original 1900 novel,[5] the film is a spiritual prequel to the 1939 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film The Wizard of Oz. Chroma key compositing was only used for background pieces. But just when you see Raimi's kinetic, signature style starting to unleash, the story forces the film back into its Disney shell to play to the masses. Get a sneak peek of the new version of this page. [34] Franco received training for the role from magician Lance Burton. Reluctantly drawn in… Oscar Diggs (James Franco), a charming magician nicknamed Oz, charms a pretty country girl with an obviously fake story about his grandma's music box. It brought with it some fabulous new characterisations of beloved and new characters as well as some absolutely fabulous costumes. [77] In total grosses, Oz's largest countries are Russia and the CIS ($27.4 million), China ($25.9 million) and the UK, Ireland and Malta ($23.4 million). Disney Enterprises. Despite receiving mixed reviews from critics, the film grossed over $493 million worldwide against a $200 million budget, making it the 13th-highest-grossing film of 2013. Oz the Great and Powerful is a 2013 American musical fantasy adventure film directed by Sam Raimi and written by David Lindsay-Abaire and Mitchell Kapner from a story by Kapner. Le Monde fantastique d'Oz est un film réalisé par Sam Raimi avec James Franco, Mila Kunis. At the Emerald City, Theodora's older sister Evanora tells Oscar that the Wicked Witch resides in the Dark Forest and can be killed by destroying her wand. In order to restore their dying safe haven, the son of Poseidon and his friends embark on a quest to the Sea of Monsters, to find the mythical Golden Fleece, all the while trying to stop an ancient evil from rising. Her previous hat was turned inside out to become a witch's hat. [80], Kim Newman, writing for Empire, gave the film 4 out of 5 stars and said, "If there are post-Harry Potter children who don't know or care about The Wizard Of Oz, they might be at sea with this story about a not-very-nice grownup in a magic land, but long-term Oz watchers will be enchanted and enthralled ... Mila Kunis gets a gold star for excellence in bewitchery and Sam Raimi can settle securely behind the curtain as a mature master of illusion. [39] Physical sets were constructed so the actors could have a visual reference, as opposed to using green screen technology for every scene. [33] Depp liked the role but was already committed to The Lone Ranger. Daniel Kaluuya, known for his roles in "Black Mirror" and Get Out, stars in Judas and the Black Messiah. Here, too, the actors often look artificially superimposed against their CG backdrops, though the intensity of the fakery generates its own visual fascination. Pays de production: Etats-Unis: Sortie en France: 13 mars 2013: Procédé image: 35 mm - Couleur: Durée: 130 mn >> Rechercher "Oz, the Great and Powerful" dans le catalogue Ciné-Ressources. Overall, Oz the Great and Powerful is good and effective. [52] The physical CD release was in association with Intrada Records. Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. The film starts in black and white 4:3 Full Screen, and within 22 minutes into the movie, transitioning into color when the protagonist arrives in Oz; additionally, the aspect ratio changes from 4:3 to 2.35:1 widescreen. Oz the Great and Powerful 2 is the current title for a pending sequel to 2013's Oz the Great and Powerful.There have been no updates on this project since 2017 meaning its status is unknown.In November 2020 a writer for the website Screenrant speculated it … Oz The Great And Powerful Synopsis: Oscar Diggs ('James Franco'), a small-time circus magician with dubious ethics, is hurled away from dusty Kansas to the vibrant Land of Oz. Directed by Sam Raimi. The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz by author L. Frank Baum was published back in 1900 and was the first novel in what became a long-running series. She believes in him and helps him become the great wizard. [30] In February, James Franco accepted $7 million to star in the film, five months before filming was scheduled to begin. Cliquez maintenant pour jouer à Oz The Great And Powerful Hidden Letters. Dr. Oscar "Oz" Diggs and Glinda are now a great king and queen of the Land of Oz, but begins to have nightmares about Theodora and Evanora, promised to kill them, and now comes a great visit to the Land of Oz, Dorothy Gale, and later becomes best friends with their daughter, Princess Janie of Oz. On March 7, 2013, Variety confirmed that Disney has already approved plans for a sequel, with Mitchell Kapner returning as screenwriter. 1 Summary 2 Cast 2.1 Cameo Roles 3 Differences from the Books 4 Production Notes 5 Gallery 6 References The story takes place about 20-30 years before Dorothy's story. Use the HTML below. Oscar offers to Theodora that she would be welcome to return if she overcomes her wickedness, but Theodora refuses and flies away to the West laughing maniacally, leaving Oscar saddened. The three reach the forest and discover the "Wicked Witch" is the late king's daughter Glinda the Good Witch, and Evanora is the true Wicked Witch. [34] Casting calls were put out for local actors in Michigan. Based on L. Frank Baum's early 20th century Oz novels and set 20 years before the events of the original 1900 novel, the film is a spiritual prequel to the 1939 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film The Wizard of Oz. The iconic green look of the Wicked Witch of the West is closer to her look in the 1939 film, as the Witch is a short, one-eyed crone in the novel. 2/30. With "Oz The Great and Powerful," director Sam Raimi tackles the biggest directorial project of his career. But a fairy tale with a male protagonist is very hard to come by. Prequels are generally predicable because it set before the events of a prior movie but this film just did not have any originality to it and was just lazy in its set up. ", "Oz the Great and Powerful review - Wicked or wussy: Which witch is worse? Evanora is carried away by a pair of flying baboons as she vows revenge. Her lovely blue dress and bright blue eyes make her truly stand out. "[89] Entertainment Weekly agreed, giving the film a C+ and saying that the "miscast" Franco "lacks the humor, charm, and gee-whiz wonder we're meant to feel as he trades wisecracks with a flying monkey ... and soars above a field of poppies in a giant soap bubble. [3] It topped the box office on its worldwide opening weekend with $149 million. [51], The original soundtrack to Oz the Great and Powerful was released digitally and physically by Walt Disney Records on March 5, 2013. From the Manufacturer. Oz the Great and Powerful features several artistic allusions, homages, and technical parallels to Baum's novels and the 1939 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film, The Wizard of Oz. Disney bets audiences are ready to ireturn", "Disney, Warner Bros. 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[70] For its opening day, Oz the Great and Powerful grossed $24.1 million, the fourth-highest March opening day. The film is an unofficial prequel to L. Frank Baum's 1900 novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, and also to the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz. Finally, Oscar takes Glinda behind the curtains of his projector, thanks her for making him a better person, and they kiss. Also, Oz is presented as a real place as it is in the novel, and not as a possible dream as the 1939 film implies.[19]. [15] The film shifts to full color when Oscar arrives in Oz; additionally, the aspect ratio gradually widens from 4:3 Academy ratio to 2.35:1 widescreen. Other referenced characters include the Scarecrow, who is built by the townspeople as a scare tactic; the Tin Woodman, whose creator is the Master Tinker that can build "anything"; and the lion that attacks Finley, a reference to the Cowardly Lion. [inside Oz’s caravan, his assistant is getting ready for their next act] May: I always knew that I was destined for show business. It's an entire, fabricated world. [29] In 2005, Disney produced the television film The Muppets' Wizard of Oz which aired on its network ABC. That all changes, however, when he meets three witches, Theodora (Mila Kunis), Evanora (Rachel Weisz), and Glinda (Michelle Williams), who are not convinced he is the great wizard everyone's been expecting. "The world of Oz as Frank Baum created it has so many different countries and lands. Your account has no avatar. Jouez à Oz the Great and Powerful-Puzzle Mania, le jeu en ligne gratuit sur Y8.com ! After Robert Downey Jr. and Johnny Depp declined the titular role, Franco was cast in February 2011 with principal photography commencing five months later. [36], Disney wanted to reduce the film's production budget to $200 million. Stargate) for the soundtrack of the film. Oz the Great and Powerful is a 2013 fantasy adventure film directed by Sam Raimi. Weisz in particular gives the film's best performance because she at least makes an effort with the lazy script she has to work with and just has fun with it. (2013). Rachel Weisz left halfway through the shoot to film her entire role in The Bourne Legacy, Michelle Williams was required to promote the release of My Week with Marilyn and Franco's father died during production. [53], In May 2011 before filming began, Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures gave Oz the Great and Powerful a March 8, 2013 North American theatrical release date. Nineteen-year-old Alice returns to the magical world from her childhood adventure, where she reunites with her old friends and learns of her true destiny: to end the Red Queen's reign of terror. Which is why I knew that this was an idea for a movie that was genuinely worth pursuing. [as she looks at herself in the mirror she finds a hat nearby and puts it on] Oz: Yes. After a threat from the tiger Shere Khan forces him to flee the jungle, a man-cub named Mowgli embarks on a journey of self discovery with the help of panther Bagheera and free-spirited bear Baloo. Oz the Great and Powerful is a 2013 American fantasy adventure film directed by Sam Raimi, based on the Oz novels L. Frank Baum. "[85] He also compared the film's scale with the Star Wars prequel trilogy adding, "In a real sense, Oz the Great and Powerful has a certain kinship with George Lucas's Star Wars prequels, in the way it presents a beautiful but borderline-sterile digital update of a world that was richer, purer and a lot more fun in lower-tech form. While Warner and Disney did not engage in copyright battle, they did file rival trademarks. Beautiful yet vapid prequel to "The Wizard Of Oz" that is plague by not only by the numbers script but the questionable judgment of the people behind the scenes of the making of the film. 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