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This is your form online on the big screen -- -- -- box or online dot -- movie -- adjusting -- -- -- look behind carton of Oz the great and powerful the latest familiar -- to -- re imagined by Hollywood with big name stars.
And hey bottom line where finally got to meet the wizard just -- about this star studded.
PG and answer well Kindle certainly love this new take on The Wizard of Oz James Franco's wizard big.
Con artist magician in Kansas who gets swept up tornado just like toward the -- -- eyes and there it is prophesied that he would come to save odds from the wicked witch.
Yet he's just a carnival act he has no real magic so he has to convince.
The land of Oz he is their -- But he's really after the gold that's in the emerald city but.
Along the way he starts to find himself and realize that maybe there's more to life than just it's just nowhere near the caliber of the original it's just a giant TGI epic that.
Folks is way too much on the special effects and hardly anything -- the character's story.
Right well considering that this is the first time that we really need that character from the wizard of a lot of pressure on James frank.
And it is right the first time with all the adaptations the critical of the Broadway Show and.
That well while we get to know him a little bit -- he's a womanizer he's a jerk and then he starts to.
Open up but James Franco just doesn't really -- that very well it seems like he's auditioning for the role and they just used his audition tape as the final product he just.
Doesn't find that emotional balance that's much needed for this this role he just is pretty much flat line through the movie.
Well like you say it is a lot about these specialists that -- -- kind.
And you think the story considering the stories coming your parents now in the -- by the special that that's really what it's all out.
Sort of a parent kid maybe we can -- the -- -- for kids.
-- -- love it because of the eye candy is it is just.
-- a brand with with color and wacky characters talking monkey that follows James Franco everywhere.
The parents -- down on the other hand might might not.
Get much out of this movie whatsoever.
OK now let's switch over to another -- what you're reviewing a box or -- one dot com this week yes it's an intense drama pulled from history called -- with Tommy Lee Jones.
And Matthew fox and tell us about this.
This is -- historical film about.
The days rate after.
Japan fell in world war two and general MacArthur takes over the country Indian term.
And he hires general sellers to go around and investigate whether or not.
Here -- -- was really the mastermind behind -- -- if he did and he's found guilty.
He will be executed -- it should the United States doesn't quite want.
Leave Japan and turmoil and open for the -- -- to invade and take over but he's also searching the country for his lost loved at -- -- of the war he.
Was in love with this Japanese woman who met in the United States and at school and then she went back home and he's trying to find her after in the rubble and the destruction of Japan so it's a love story and also a historical mystery.
And talents do you feel that historical drama plays out because as -- -- it is different from other -- pulled from yesterday.
Right it's not so much an action movie this is.
A very much a character based drama and more long lines of link.
You know that did really well last year but although these historical films don't really does that well the box office -- usually critical hits.
But you know date they don't make a whole lot of money that but that doesn't mean that they're not good.
-- -- -- And this is very good.
OK more online -- -- shout out time our eyes since it had to more screens this week so why might -- accurate list well.
You can find James Franco is the wizards -- get to know a different kind of.
Wizard -- that's right he's not just the man behind the curtain he is an actual person he might not be the best of people but.
He gets there.
And I and because because I had you can explore more of the world -- -- than ever before.
You see many different lands of eyes throughout this movie -- yellow brick road and see different little villages and and the dark forests -- didn't really get to see before and the other -- -- three witches for the price of one and you had three great actresses playing the -- That's today's edition of the 11 on the big screen for more information on all -- out this week including.
That -- Al action packed offering -- and down make sure to click that knew it -- on fox 411 dot com.
That's where you can also I just Greg's full reviews and thank you so much for joining us.