mikeysmovieblog:

MOVIE FLASHBACK OF THE WEEK

RETURN TO OZ (1985)

Trivia–

-Fairuza Balk’s first movie

-The film received a mention in the Guinness Book of World Records as the sequel that was made the longest period of time after the original. it was released 46 years after The Wizard of Oz (1939)

-Brian Henson, son of Jim (creator of The Muppets) provided the voice of Jack the Pumpkinhead

-Piper Laurie (who plays Margaret White, Carrie’s mom in Carrie 1976) portrays Auntie Em

-Many in today’s culture deem this film to be too scary for kids

AWARDS:

Oscar-nominee for Best Visual Effects

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