As a follow-up piece for all of you dedicated Ozophiles, here are a few more intriguing tidbits about this movie classic. Be sure to look for them on your next trip down the Yellow Brick Road!
Miley Cyrus and Kanye West came up short when the Grammy nominations were announced. Did the year's most popular music stars kill their own chances?
Determined to be open to this new take on an old favorite -- after all, "the wool of the black sheep is just as warm" -- I hunkered down with a homemade habit (not kidding), a bottle of Grüner Veltliner and an unlimited texting plan to exchange notes with my family.
Today is my 97th birthday. I am a lucky man. I've been married to my wife, Anne, for 60 years and she continues to captivate me. When you get to be 97, you can reflect on the lessons you've learned in almost a century of life.
Say what you want about Alex Gansa and the direction of Season 3; the producers still know how to mindf*ck with us every couple episodes.
In South Africa, there were scores of rappers, but the most potent and most political was Prophets of Da City (POC) who wound up being banned by the government because of their lyrics.
Thompson -- who stomps through "Saving Mr. Banks" with a devilish delight -- is turning into a freight train of momentum, the likes of which hasn't been seen since ... well, since Jennifer Lawrence during last year's awards season.
A film 13 years in the making, American Promise, follows two African-American boys from first grade through high-school, showing the challenges and opportunities young black men face in today's education system.
Scorsese shared his feelings about the constraints and difficulties of the industry, and his own shifting relationship to filmmaking. He also shared that behind the making of some of his films lay a spiritual quest.
When it came time to find just the right voice for Papa Smurf, Raja Gosnell and Jordan Kerner were admittedly feeling a little blue. Why for? Because the casting department at Sony Pictures Animation kept coming up short.
Not everyone seemed to share my excitement. At least not in a positive way. Twitter and Facebook seemed to explode with negative comments before the first commercial break.
Young people look to Kanye as a talented artist, which he is. However, if they look to him for anything else, such as someone who knows about politics, basic manners or living in reality, they are going to get a very slanted view of the world.
Sabrina Mayfield was born and raised in Florida to Bahamian parents. As a child, she was in her 4th grade school musical and that was that! Sabrina decided to sing and act forever -- and she's been very successful! And oh, she's addicted to the game Candy Crush.
This is not about just gorillas in Africa, or dolphins in Japan. It is also about pigs, cows and chicken's rights in the U.S.
"I made a Christmas album years back. You only get to sing Christmas songs one time a year and this is it. My drummer Kenny and I got together yesterday and we were singing Christmas songs all day. So we're ready."
Longtime producer Sergio George took home three trophies. They were Producer of the Year (his third time), Producer of Marc Anthony's album (which won Record of the Year) and for Best Salsa Album for "Sergio George Presents: Salsa Giants."
Modestly successful in his lifetime, then relatively forgotten, Vermeer was rediscovered in the 19th Century. He has since become regarded as a grand master.
Blake Freeman who has done reality TV and docudramas was noodling a new movie idea, possibly having to do with art and the marketing/mythmaking surrounding it as a business, when he fell for the pizza delivery guy.
The fact that this festival tends to focus on and celebrate films from the Arab world also makes it unique. I've already put together a lineup of films to see, some of which I've missed at other festivals, most of which I'm just finding out about.
Well, I just finished watching The Sound of Music: Live. I'm on the West Coast, and in summation: The hills are certainly still alive. (Unfortunately, in one respect there is way too much "wood.") Sit back, please. This is not brief.
In its Thanksgiving episode "Big Bang" took a big swing with a high concept that didn't entirely work, and here they try to pull double duty with a serial story and an episodic one.
I'm looking forward to April's wedding, and I'm very concerned about Christina and Meredith: They're recruited as April's "people"; hopefully they remember they were each other's person before mid-season break. The tension is too much for me!