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Israelis mourn writer and peace advocate Amos Oz

Apo - Hundreds mourned revered Israeli writer and peace advocate Amos Oz on Monday at a funeral ceremony where the country's president hailed him as the nation's storyteller not afraid to be called a "traitor.

Amos Oz, revered writer and Israeli voice for peace, dies at 79

Jerusalem - Amos Oz, who died of cancer Friday aged 79, was a celebrated Israeli novelist and passionate peace advocate whose stirring memoir "A Tale of Love and Darkness" became a worldwide bestseller.

Revered Israeli writer Amos Oz dies at 79: daughter

Jerusalem - Renowned Israeli writer Amos Oz, a passionate peace advocate whose stirring memoir "A Tale of Love and Darkness" became a worldwide bestseller, died on Friday aged 79, his daughter said.

'Wizard of Oz' dress sells for $1.56 mn in New York

New York - A dress worn by Hollywood screen siren Judy Garland in "The Wizard of Oz" as the character Dorothy sold for $1.56 million in New York, Bonhams auction house said.

Sumatran tiger who killed NZ zookeeper won't be euthanized

Hamilton - A zoo in New Zealand has decided it won't euthanize the Sumatran tiger who attacked and killed a veteran zookeeper. The male tiger, named Oz, killed Samantha Kudeweh, 43, on Sunday morning inside an enclosure at the Hamilton Zoo.

A conversation with actor Ray Iannicelli Special

Ray Iannicelli is an actor whose 30-year career spans stage, screen and film. He’s worked with screen veterans such as Jack Nicholson and Bill Murray, but you may know him best from his role in the classic film "Rounders" and his role on HBO’s "Oz".

'Neighbors' laughs past 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' for huge win

"Neighbors" moved in and won the weekend as it beat "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" rather easily at the box office. It took in more than projected as well. It was a huge comedy win.

Comedies and another trip to Oz compete with Spidey

UPDATE: "Neighbors" will surely beat "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" as it is cruising right now and hauled in $19.5 million on Friday. The end result could be around $50 million, a surprise to many for sure.

The Bronx's Lea Michele heads to Oz as character Dorothy Gale

New York - Born in New York City's Bronx borough, actress Lea Michele finds herself stepping into famous ruby slippers and heading to Oz as the character Dorothy Gale in “Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return,” an upcoming animated musical feature.

Chicago-born producer brothers re-introduce Wizard of Oz classic

Chicago - Ryan and Roland Carroll, Chicago-born producer brothers, are re-introducing the second generation of the classic The Wonderful Wizard of Oz novels via this Friday’s public release of the animated film “Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return."

The new Legends of Oz trailer that made @MsLeaMichele 'happy'

On the Instagram account of esteemed performer Lea Michele, it was announced via photo that the actress of Glee fame is "Happy to share" that the new trailer for Legends Of Oz: Dorothy's Return was expected out exclusively on Yahoo! Movies.

Review: 'Legends of Oz — Dorothy's Return' is a 3D animated adventure Special

In the latest chapter in the Oz legacy, Dorothy (Lea Michele) returns to Kansas only to find it devastated by the tornado that had whisked her away to Oz. The home she has been desperate to return to is badly damaged and the townspeople are moving out.

Review: OZ, the movie, is great and powerful but what's with that makeup?

Oz The Great and Powerful has taken over box offices around the globe by storm. But after the transformations am I the only one thinking what's with Mila Kunis's makeup?

Carell, Carrey look to make comedy magic in attempt to oust 'Oz'

If a new release beats "Oz" it would be a huge upset that could redefine the word. It is not likely that the spoof "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone" will do it.

'Oz' has powerful opening weekend

UPDATE 3.12.13 - When a movie opens big, the actuals need to be tracked as well. With "Oz" the numbers were lowered and now the weekend totals are $79.1 million.

Harold Perrineau's confessions of Pope from 'Sons Of Anarchy' Special

Harold Perrineau, a one-time cast member of 'Oz' and 'Lost,' chats about his role as Damon Pope on the biker series 'Sons Of Anarchy.' He reveals what it's like portraying an ex-drug kingpin gone legit on 'SOA' & a bass player on the comic 'Wedding Band.'

Comic-Con introduces world to Oz the Great and Powerful trailer

There have been a ton of movies, musicals and plays based on the original Wizard of Oz story, but there have been few that have been as star studden as Sam Raimi's newest production.

'Wizard of Oz' Munchkin Karl Slover dies at 93

Diminutive actor Karl Slover, who will always be remembered for his role in the film classic "The Wizard of Oz,," passed away this week.

Cops Holding 'Oz' Star in Elevator Homicide

Actor who played Zahir Arif in Oz arrested in connection with death at swank NYC nightclub

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