Moviegoers in Huntsville who can't wait to revisit the Land of Oz can see the film earlier on Thursday starting at 9 p.m. at Regal Hollywood 18, Carmike Valley Bend 18 and Monaco Pictures.
>>> ‘Oz the Great and Powerful’ is the long-anticipated return to the magical land of the 1939 classic, ‘The Wizard of Oz.’
The new film from Disney is shot in 3D and chronicles the adventures of Oscar, a small-time magician from Kansas, who is hurled into the Land of Oz, where the inhabitants believe he is the great wizard expected to save the land from evil.
Directed by Sam Raimi (‘Spider-Man’), ‘Oz’ stars James Franco in the title role and Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz and Michelle Williams as the witches.
Rated PG. Runtime: 2 hours, 7 minutes.
Click here to watch an official trailer.
>>> ‘Dead Man Down’ is a neo-noir crime thriller starring Colin Farrell as a gangster seeking vengeance against a crime lord by infiltrating his empire.
However, a mysterious woman threatens to expose his campaign of retribution.
Directed by Niels Arden Polev, ‘Dead Man Down’ also stars Noomi Rapace, Dominic Cooper and Terrence Howard.
Polev directed the acclaimed 2009 Swedish version of ‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,’ which also starred Rapace.
Rated R for violence, language and sexuality. Runtime: 1 hour, 50 minutes.
Click here to watch the official trailer.