Tin Man 2007

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Tin Man ★★ 2007

Surreal use of L. Frank Baum's “The Wizard of Oz” that can't really offer much in the way of heart or brain. The Outer Zone (or O.Z.) is an alternative universe ruled by evil sorceress Azkadellia (Robertson) and her heaving bosom. Our Dorothy is glowering tomboy D.G. (Deschanel), who still arrives by tornado, and meets her posse: Glitch (Cumming), whose brain has been re moved; psychic beastie Raw (Trujillo); shapeshifting Toto (Mankuma); and grieving Wyatt Cain (McDonough), who's called a “tin man” because he was a cop. And they have to find some emerald that will free O.Z. from Azkadellia's rule. And yes, there's a sorta druggie wizard/magician (Drefuss). A Sci-Fi Channel miniseries. 360m/C DVD . Zooey Deschanel, Neal McDonough, Kathleen Robertson, Alan Cumming, Raoul Trujillo, Blu Mankuma, Richard Dreyfuss, Callum Keith Rennie, Nick Willing, Anna Galvin; W: Steve Mitchell, Craig W. Van Sickle; C: Thomas Burstyn; M: Simon Boswell.