The Wiz
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 30%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"It lost its magic."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Among many faults, Diana Ross is miscast"
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"This one's so bad it's good, but not so good that I'd say that it isn't bad."
‑ Alex Sandell, Juicy Cerebellum
"Sidney Lumet's all-black musical, starring Diana Ross, is a failed effort to transfer the setting of the Judy Graland musical to contempo Manhattan."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"A celebration of personhood with plenty of rousing rock-and-soul-and gospel music."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"Nearly as lame as its reputation suggests."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"Well, it's nice to see the child-voiced Michael Jackson with a bulbous brown nose in this black American retake of The Wizard Of Oz"
‑ Andrew L. Urban, Urban Cinefile
"Flat-footed screen version of a jubilant show; a miscast mess, sad to say"
‑ James Sanford, Kalamazoo Gazette
"A total misfire; Ross was too old for Dorothy. Badly dated, doesn't hold up at all."
‑ Bob Bloom, Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
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