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  • Review: ‘Oz The Great And Powerful’

    By Joan Alperin-Schwartz

    March 7, 2013 | 3:43 pm

    'We're off to see the Wizard...The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz'...except...

    In Sam Raimi's 'Oz The Great And Powerful' he's not exactly wonderful or a wizard.



    In fact, he' Oscar Diggs (James Franco) a 3rd rate circus magician/con artist, who escapes from Kansas in a hot...

  • Sam Raimi’s latest horror flick draws on ‘true’ tale, Jewish exorcism

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    August 22, 2012 | 3:59 pm

    Back in 2004, the horror-flicks mogul Sam Raimi was riveted by a Los Angeles Times article headlined “A Jinx in a Box?” which recounted the strange history of a wine cabinet brought to this country by a Polish concentration camp survivor. The box contained “allegedly, one...