Set in the spirit of L. Frank Baum's classic, the "Tin Man" follows the adventures of DG, a waitress and part-time student, as she travels through the mystical world of "The O. Z. (Outer Zone)", discovering her hidden past. This well-known story takes a twist in this SyFy adaptation as DG battles the sorceress Azkadellia along with the help of four friends; Glitch, a former adviser to the Queen whose brain has been removed; Raw, a psychic empath; and Wyatt Cain, a former police man (aka Tin-man) who has been imprisoned in an iron suit, forced to watch his family's destruction time and time again. Although parallels can be made to the original book this story takes its own path down the yellow brick road. Written by
When Dorothy, Raw, Glitch and Cain are running across the field trying to find the hidden realm, Glitch stumbles and is pulled up by Cain, just as in the original movie when running across the poppy field the Scarecrow stumbles and is pulled up by the Tin Man. See more »
When DG is in the hut with Ahamo and is examining the compass, she is holding it in her left hand. In the long shot that immediately follows, she is holding it with both hands. See more »
Brave man... good man... Tin Man...
Oh, I might have known you were a Tin Man, with that attitude!
What's a Tin Man?
It's what they call police in Central City.
Or, at least, I think it is...
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This may only apply to the extended credits on the DVD release: the character name Dorothy Gale is misspelled "Dorthy". See more »
Parts of this oz interpretation are hard to swallow but none the less the show has held my interest. The way they've incorporated elements of the story into the movie is sometimes clever and sometimes not so much. The acting can be irritating and forced-Glitch is very Jar Jar Binks at times... At first I wasn't a fan of the Tin Man but as the show goes on he is starting to grow on me. I love Zooey Deschanel however in this movie there are times when it feels like shes just reciting lines from the script or seems bored. If you have an open mind and can get past the bad parts over all its pretty good. Visually it excels for a movie mini.
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