Discussing the Animals in the Wizard of Oz

Animals in the Wizard

A contemporary fairytale in a unique American setting, with an engaging story that triggered people’s fantasy, no surprise that it became a widely popular book, while screen adaptation is considered as the most influential film of all time. Part of its success is its adorable and relatable characters, from the “Tin Man,” … Read more

Artificial Intelligence, Robots and The Wizard of Oz

Artificial Intelligence, Robots and The Wizard of Oz

Ideas about robots and artificial intelligence have been immensely explored in literature at the advent of the twentieth century. In 1900, L. Frank Baum’s classic book “Wizard of Oz” featured the “Tin Man,” a character made out of metal looking for a “heart”, generally embodying what people now deem as robots. On … Read more

How the Wizard of Oz Shaped the Future of Cinema

How the Wizard of Oz Shaped the Future of Cinema

1939 has bestowed the world some of the most iconic films of all time, from Gone with the Wind, Ninotchka, The Women, to Stagecoach. Yet, none can probably match The Wizard of Oz as the most influential flick ever made. The classic fantasy flick became one of the biggest films of its … Read more