"The Wizard of Oz was intended to hit the same audience as Snow White and won't fail for lack of trying. It has dwarfs, music, Technicolor, freak characters and Judy Garland. It can't be expected to have a sense of humor as well—and as for the light touch of fantasy, it weighs like a pound of fruitcake soaking wet." — Otis Ferguson, The New Republic, 1939.
That's what you all sound like.
Not that I make any great claims for this sometimes labored prequel, or anticipate that it'll become a beloved classic decades from now. It has major problems, the most significant being that one of the three witches was badly miscast—Kunis just can't pull off a wholly stylized…