The Wiz [30th Anniversary Edition] (DVD + CD) G

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DVD Details

  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Rated: G
  • Run Time: 2 hours, 15 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Released: February 5, 2008
  • Originally Released: 1978
  • Label: Universal Studios

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Entertainment Reviews:

Rotten42%

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Total Count: 33

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User Ratings: 35,405
If you can take it just as an occasion for the exercise of some real talents, a good time can be had much of the time. Full Review
The New Republic
Apr 11, 2016
Sidney Lumet's spectacular, joyous production of The Wiz generates a mood of wonder and sentimental rapture recalling the arrival of the Mother Ship in Close Encounters of the Third Kind. Full Review
Washington Post
Dec 18, 2015
Sidney Lumet's lack of film imagination makes him fail in a genre as imaginative as the musical... The movie completely loses its undeniable appeal. [Full Review in Spanish] Full Review
El Pais (Spain)
Aug 7, 2019
Director Sidney Lumet has created what amounts to a love letter to the city of New York, which he equates with Oz. Full Review
Variety
Mar 26, 2019
As Ross takes a final star turn against a black background and her tears fall and she lets fly a homily about home, it's easy to understand why Aunt Em wants her out of the house. Full Review
Maclean's Magazine
Mar 26, 2019
So much wit and talent and energy crowd the screen in this lavishly filmed variant of the Oz story that it is depressing to realize that the production never had a chance. Full Review
TIME Magazine
Mar 26, 2019
Rating: 2/5 -- It's easy to see why director Sidney Lumet's clunker ranks as one of the most expensive movie flops of all time. Full Review
Radio Times
Mar 26, 2019

Description by OLDIES.com:

In this Sidney Lumet-directed Motown rendition of THE WIZARD OF OZ, Diana Ross plays a soulful Dorothy, accompanied by a cast peppered with R&B stars such as Roberta Flack and Luther Vandross.

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  • UPC: 025195002844
  • Shipping Weight: 0.26/lbs (approx)
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