For fans of the boy wizard, this could be the most coveted copy of all the Harry Potter books in the world.
Oz: The Great and Powerful (PG) 130 mins ——————– Sam Raimi probably set out to produce an ambitious, cutting-edge prequel to the Wizard of Oz, but instead Oz: The Great and Powerful offers something of a return to classic Disney storytelling values, and that’s no bad thing. There’s already plenty of negative online chatter about Raimi’s arguably excessive use of CGI animation and other fripperies, but you should ignore that and look at how Oz does the basics, and does them well
“I feel as though I were beginning my second reign,” announced Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlevi five weeks ago when he flew back to Teheran and to the throne of Iran.
Since parenting so often feels like one long exercise in humiliation, in which you think you know everything until your children arrive to prove you wrong, I guess I shouldn’t be surprised to find myself reconsidering my deepest beliefs about girls and their dolls, in the face of a merchandising watershed.
Ghanaians clad in the national colors of red, gold and green celebrated long into the night on Friday as excitement over the national team’s penalty shootout victory over Brazil in the final of the Under-20 World Cup in Egypt brought the West African nation to a standstill.