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The Wiz (1978)

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0.5 out of 10 The Wiz
Gary from Louth, 17 Jul 2009
Following Jackos death I was suprised to hear that he had appeared as the Scarecrow in an alternative version of the Wizard of Oz. So with public interest still high in everything MJ I decided to rent the movie. It took until the opening credits finished rolling to realise I shouldn't have bothered. I sat through a painstaking 20-25mins, and 5 or 6 songs (avg. 1 song every 4 mins!!!)before he appeared on screen. Two minutes later I knew for sure that I'd wasted approx. 27mins (or 40mins if y
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4.5 out of 10 the wiz
murray from Laois, 01 Apr 2009
a brillent film based on a the oringanal film a real must watch
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The fabulous land of Oz rocks in the spectacular musical based on the smash hit Broadway show. In this Motown production, Dorothy is a shy Harlem kindergarten teacher who, while searching for her lost dog Toto in a swirling blizzard, is whisked to a wonderland to follow the yellow brick road. Director Sidney Lumet (Serpico, Murder on the Orient Express), not content to merely film the stage production, transforms the physical attributes of New York City into the fabulous...

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