Monthly Archives: September 2010

East, West, is Technicolor Best?

Dorothy’s big problems seem to be 1)she’s bored in Kansas 2)the neighbor lady doesn’t like her dog 3)her surrogate parents don’t stick up for her. Oz, “Over the Rainbow” where bluebirds fly and dreams come true is indeed her escape. Where I differ from Rushdie is in thinking that the end of the film, her return from Oz, is not a copout, because this is a movie about escaping for a while to the movies. Continue reading

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