Fans of THE WIZARD OF OZ will not like this movie, but fans of the original L. Frank Baum novels will realize that RETURN TO OZ has more of Baum's vision in it than that blessed musical version did. But the 1939 musical from MGM is what will be recalled, so that makes this a tough movie
as a follow-up. First of all, it has no music. It also has mechanical versions of the Tin Man, the Cowardly Lion, and the Scarecrow, with none of the humanity that poured from the originals. That aside, it doesn't have any wit, joy, or drive. Dorothy (Fairuza Balk) is suffering from a bad case of
insomnia, and her Aunt Em (Piper Laurie) and Uncle Henry (Matt Clark) take her to a loc...