The Wizard of Oz is Returning to Theaters for Its 80th Anniversary

Warner Bros. via Fathom Events
Warner Bros. via Fathom Events

In the summer of 1939, Victor Fleming set the standard for movie magic with the release of The Wizard of Oz. Even today, the big-screen adaptation of L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz—which follows young Dorothy Gale (Judy Garland), her group of misfit friends, and her little dog, too—regularly tops the list of the greatest movies ever made and was recently named the most influential film of all time. Now, in honor of its 80th anniversary, the iconic film will be making its way back into theaters for a limited, three-day run, beginning this weekend.

The Wizard of Oz, which won two of its six Oscar nominations in 1940, will kick off this year's TCM Big Screen Classics series—a collaboration between Fathom Events and Turner Classic Movies that regularly brings beloved films back to the big screen, and has already put My Fair Lady, To Kill a Mockingbird, Steel Magnolias, The Shawshank Redemption, Alien, and The Godfather: Part II on the schedule for 2019.

TCM Primetime host Ben Mankiewicz will offer recorded commentary both before and after the film so that viewers may better appreciate the scale of its filmmaking achievement.

The Wizard of Oz will play on nearly 700 movie screens across the country on three days over the next week: Sunday, January 27; Tuesday, January 29; and Wednesday, January 30. While most Sunday screenings will happen at 2 p.m. local time, some theaters will run an encore later in the day. On Tuesday and Wednesday, the movie will screen at 7 p.m. Tickets are available for purchase now at the Fathom Events website.

For a look at all your favorite films that will be making their way back to a theater near you this year, check out the full TCM Big Screen Classics schedule here.

Whiten Your Teeth From Home for $40 With This Motorized Toothbrush

AquaSonic
AquaSonic

Since many people aren't exactly rushing to see their dentist during the COVID-19 pandemic, it's become more important than ever to find the best at-home products to maintain your oral hygiene. And if you're looking for a high-quality motorized toothbrush, you can take advantage of this deal on the AquaSonic Black Series model, which is currently on sale for 71 percent off.

This smart toothbrush can actually tell you how long to keep the brush in one place to get the most thorough cleaning—and that’s just one of the ways it can remove more plaque than an average toothbrush. The brush also features multiple modes that can whiten teeth, adjust for sensitive teeth, and massage your gums for better blood flow.

As you’d expect from any smart device, modern technology doesn’t stop at functionality. The design of the AquaSonic Black Series is sleek enough to seamlessly fit in with a modern aesthetic, and the charging base is cordless so it’s easy to bring on the go. The current deal even includes a travel case and eight Dupont replacement heads.

Right now, you can find the AquaSonic Black Series toothbrush on sale for just $40.

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Star Wars Fans Can Buy Official Baby Yoda Cereal Starting This Month

General Mills
General Mills

Since The Mandalorian premiered last year, Star Wars fans have fallen head over heels for Baby Yoda, a.k.a. The Child. The new character's infectious cuteness has spawned a wide variety of memorabilia from the sci-fi series. If you are too excited to wait for season two and need your Baby Yoda fix now, you can buy a Baby Yoda Chia Pet, Baby Yoda Monopoly, and even The Mandalorian Christmas ornaments, which will be available online and in Hallmark stores this October. Filming on season two has concluded and is set to premiere this fall.

This year on May 4, otherwise known as Star Wars Day, General Mills revealed it would be releasing a Baby Yoda cereal, and we finally have the details. As reported by ComicBook.com, the food company announced that the new product will be available in a two-pack in July before a wider single-pack release in August.

General Mills

The cereal features sweetened corn puffs and marshmallow bits shaped like The Child and will be priced at $5.98 per box. It will be available for a limited time at Sam's Club in late July before coming to Walmart as a single pack in mid-August.

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