OZ: THE GREAT AND POWERFUL, at the Varsity (in 3D)

Hi everyone! This Tuesday let's watch OZ: THE GREAT AND POWERFUL (in 3D), the twist on The Wizard of Oz that tells the story of how the wizard (James Franco) got to Oz in the first place. This movie has received somewhat mixed reviews (running just 62% on rottentomatoes.com), and sounds like it has an interesting premise and terrific visuals but somewhat lacklustre story development. Still, it should make for an exciting and entertaining ride, as well as a new perspective on an old classic. So, please come see it with us!

SHOWTIME: 7:00 pm on Tuesday March 19 at the Varsity Cinema. (movie length = 2h07m)

MEETING TIME: 6:30-6:40pm

MEETING LOCATION: At the Varsity Cinema, just past the ticket-takers, by the customer service desk. Look for tall hairy Jeff with a yellow MEETUP sign.

TICKETS: This movie costs $10.99 (or $9.89 with a Scene card) since it is in 3D; you may wish to purchase your ticket in advance at http://www.cineplex.com/Theatres/TheatreDetails/Cineplex-Odeon-Varsity-and-VIP-Cinemas.aspx

MOVIE INFO AND REVIEWS: See http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/oz_the_great_and_powerful/

AFTER THE MOVIE: Let's all discuss the movie for a few minutes as a group right in the cinema lobby. Then, interested persons are invited for drinks and socialising, probably at the Foxes Den bar at 1075 Bay Street.

I hope to see you there!

UPCOMING: I am thinking of perhaps taking the following week (March 26) off. Let me know if you would like to guest-host then.

Best wishes, Jeff

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  • erica s.

    soo sorry, i missed the date, i really want to still see this movie.

    March 22, 2013

  • Bill

    Fun and entertaining movie.

    March 20, 2013

  • Paul N

    Nice interpretation and missing a couple of details (like ruby slippers) made the looking for it an interesting part of the experience

    March 20, 2013

  • Wendy F

    Quite enjoyable

    1 · March 19, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry i can't make it i need to help my friend :(

    March 19, 2013

  • Lynn P

    Looks like I'm staying home to work. :-(

    March 19, 2013

  • Bill

    See you tonight

    March 19, 2013

  • Abir M.

    Have to drop out due to work!

    March 19, 2013

  • Mak / B.

    Have fun, i;ve heard good things.....
    Work popped up, so I cant make it either... Next time !

    March 18, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    sorry can't make it anymore but have fun!!

    March 15, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Excellent visual effects!!! An entertaining look at a classic with the use of modern technologies. Actors played their roles well!!!
    Enjoy all! I bid adieu until we meet again...

    1 · March 14, 2013

  • Richard T.

    I'm A maybe Jeff, I come from Mississauga. I work in Transit. It depends on how late I have to work.

    March 13, 2013

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