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  • Meinhardt Raabe dies at 94; one of the Munchkins in 'The Wizard of Oz'

    Meinhardt Raabe dies at 94; one of the Munchkins in 'The Wizard of Oz'
    Meinhardt Raabe, who played the Munchkin coroner in "The Wizard of Oz" and proclaimed that the Wicked Witch of the East was "really most sincerely dead," has died. He was 94. Raabe died Friday morning at a hospital in Orange Park, Fla., after an apparent...
  • Quiz: Who sang the most Oscar-winning songs?

     
    Gold Derby reader Jeff Commings suggests this trivia quiz. Only one artist was the original singer on four Oscar-winning songs. Who? To see the answer, click the "Continue Reading" link below. ANSWER: f.) Bing Crosby sang four Oscar-winning songs:...
  • Hello, Yellow Brick Road? Hollywood ponders a return to 'Oz'

     
    Steven Zeitchik is the wizard of Hollywood scoops at the 24 Frames blog, and one of the most intriguing ones is about Hollywood producers with over-the-rainbow aspirations... Fresh off Disney's massive success with Tim Burton's "Alice in Wonderland,"...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights: Willie Nelson on 'Austin City Limits'

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 15 - 21 in PDF format This week's TV Movies Willie and the Wheel: Willie Nelson and Asleep at the Wheel celebrate their collaborative effort 'Austin City Limits' at......
  • Theater review: 'How the Grinch Stole Christmas!' at the Pantages Theatre

     
    Aww, the Grinch is just an old softy. OK, yeah, you know that already because as a child you, with someone you loved, flipped through the wild rhymes and even wilder illustrations of the original Dr. Seuss book "How the......
  • 'Avatar' as innovation: 'We were in new territory...there was no road there'

     
    "AVATAR" COUNTDOWN: 24 DAYS "Avatar" may be the most ambitious film of 2009, and here at the Hero Complex we're bringing you coverage that fits this major movie moment with 30 stories in 30 days. Today it's the first installment......
  • Jim Cameron vs. Robert Zemeckis? An insider's view of the rivalry

     
    "AVATAR" COUNTDOWN: 23 DAYS Our countdown coverage of "Avatar" continues with the conclusion of our two-part interview with the film's production designer, Rick Carter, whose credits include "Forrest Gump," "Jurassic Park" "War of the Worlds" and "The...
  • A Kinder, Simpler Time Dept.: Your Movie Columnist

     
    Dec. 27, 1938: “On the ‘Wizard of Oz’ set they've added 50 schoolchildren to the 150 midgets, being sure the kids were the same size. Makes it mighty difficult for Miss MacDonald and her staff of schoolteachers, because the minute a scene is...
  • Restored 'Wizard of Oz' hits theaters tonight and store shelves Tuesday

     
    Susan King takes a look at the gorgeous new restoration of "The Wizard of Oz," which will be screened in theaters across the country tonight. This is a longer version of her story that appears in the Los Angeles Times......
  • Sunday's TV Highlights: 'Cold Case' returns for a new season.

     
    GETTING WARMER: Kat, Scotty and Lilly (Tracie Thoms, left, Danny Pino and Kathryn Morris) in the season premiere of 'Cold Case' (10 p.m. CBS). This week's TV Movies Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 20......
  • Final 'Harry Potter' book will be split into two movies

    Final 'Harry Potter' book will be split into two movies
    For "Harry Potter" and Hollywood, eight is the magic number. Warner Bros. Pictures and the producers behind the $4.5-billion film franchise featuring the beloved boy wizard will split the seventh and final novel in the J.K. Rowling series into two films....