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New on DVD and Blu-ray: 'Oz the Great and Powerful' and More

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This week: James Franco plays the titular small-time magician turned wonderful wizard in "Oz the Great and Powerful," Sam Raimi's prequel to 1939's "The Wizard of Oz."

Also new this week is the action-horror flick "Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters" with Jeremy Renner and Gemma Arterton, "Snitch" with Dwayne Johnson and the 40th Anniversary Ultimate Collector's Edition Blu-ray of Bruce Lee's "Enter the Dragon." Get More »

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Eff, Marry, Kill: Women of 'Oz' Edition

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Are you a good witch, or a bad witch? Or, more accurately, do you prefer a good witch or a bad witch? That's the question we're asking today on this very special Ladies of "Oz the Great and Powerful" edition of NextMovie's Eff, Marry, Kill.

It would appear that beauty and magic have a direct correlation because Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz and Michelle Williams, all certified Gorgeous Ladies, portray the three witches of Oz in the new flick, due in theaters March 8. Lovely though they all may be, there can only be one good witch — and only one you choose to bring home to Mom in a game of Eff, Marry, Kill, good witch or not so good.

So who will it be? Do you marry the lady who comes and goes by bubble? Have a soft spot for the witch in red? Are you enchanted by Oz's third witch? Be sure to vote in our poll and sound off in comments and on Twitter, and check out our esteemed FMKers' picks as well! Get More »

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GALLERY: You're Off to See the 'Oz: The Great and Powerful' UK Premiere

Sam Raimi whisks us away to the faraway magical land of Oz in "Oz: The Great and Powerful," the prequel to a certain 1939 classic that you may have seen about two hundred times.

James Franco, Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz, Michelle Williams and other citizens of Emerald City walked the yellow carpet (if you have to ask why it's yellow and not red, may flying monkeys take you away in your sleep) at the Empire Leicester Square in London, England.

Put on your ruby slippers and get a'clickin' through our wicked gallery. "Oz: The Great and Powerful" opens March 8.

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Why Can't My New Year's Eve Be Like the Movies?

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Ah, New Year's Eve — a magical evening filled with champagne, kisses at the stroke of midnight and, of course, a fresh start to the year ahead. Too bad in real life it's so much more often filled with overpriced dinners, obnoxious drunks and broken resolutions. (Yes, we often do manage to break our resolutions before even crawling into bed.) In other words, New Year's Eve almost always blows … yet somehow in the movies it's so damn perfect. Get More »

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PHOTOS: This Is 40 and Effing Hot

Judd Apatow's new comedy, "This Is 40," presents the many challenges that come with middle age, such as being attractive, having amusing and dedicated friends and wallowing in complete financial stability.

It's not all mundane tedium, though — sometimes you also just go crazy and get high in hotel rooms and caress Megan Fox's pert, twentysomething breasts.

Let's face it — something about being rich and famous kind of slows down the aging process that us regular schmoes have to contend with. Here are a few celebrity types who make 40 look like the new 25.

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9 Directors Who've Told Other Men to Make Out with Their Wives

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"Here's where you make out with my wife."

If you've ever said that, you're either recreationally into that sort of thing (and we here at NextMovie hold no judgment) or you're a Hollywood director married to an actress in the movie you're directing. Get More »

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New on DVD and Blu-ray: 'Ted,' 'The Bourne Legacy' and More

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This week: A teddy bear comes to life and becomes Mark Wahlberg's lifelong buddy/ arrested development enabler in "Ted," the first big-screen comedy directed by Seth MacFarlane of "Family Guy" fame.

Also new this week is Jeremy Renner taking over secret-agent duties in "The Bourne Legacy," the animated sequel "Ice Age: Continental Drift" and the Blu-ray debut of Warren Beatty's "Dick Tracy." Get More »

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VIDEO: Jeremy Renner Says 'The Bourne Legacy' is a 'Small' Movie

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Even though the world has been waiting for "The Bourne Legacy" to hit theaters this summer, leading man Jeremy Renner doesn't think the movie is all that big — at least when it comes to keeping the production under wraps. Renner compared the secrecy involved in "The Bourne Legacy" to his other big summer blockbuster "The Avengers," and his answer might surprise you.

"'The Avengers' was really intense," Renner told MTV. "This one, I suppose, was really small in a lot of ways."

With all of the heart-pounding action and special effects we've seen in the trailer, you could've fooled us. But we guess nothing really gets the uber-fans scrambling for spoilers than assembling some of the most famous superheroes into one movie. Get More »

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Jeremy Renner Lives Up to 'The Bourne Legacy' in 5 Clips

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When it comes to CIA super assassins, no one could top Jason Bourne ... except perhaps Aaron Cross, who takes up his predecessor's mantle in "The Bourne Legacy."

This fellow graduate of the Treadstone program has all the badass Bourne skills without any of the inconvenient amnesia. Together with Dr. Marta Shearling (Rachel Weisz), Cross is going to expose his evil superiors and kick a lot of butt, which is just how Bourne would have wanted it. Get More »

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New on DVD and Blu-ray: 'Silent House' and More

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This week: Elizabeth Olsen plays a young woman who helps her father and uncle prepare their boarded-up summer home only to become trapped inside with a killer in "Silent House," a low-budget horror movie originally said to be shot in one long, continuous take.

Also new this week is the romantic drama "The Deep Blue Sea" with Rachel Weisz and Tom Hiddleston, the supernatural thriller "Monitor" with Noomi Rapace and the Blu-ray debut of  1996's "The Island of Dr. Moreau" starring Marlon Brando and Val Kilmer. Get More »

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