Emerald City (2017) - NBC's Urban (Romantic!) Fantasy Remakes ‘Oz’
As it turns out, I'm grateful for this "push" to finish this series because ohmygoodness! Inside its fantastical, beautiful and often creepy world, I discovered a unique story. As all TV is bound to do, this one won't appeal to some viewers who aren't fond of an overabundance of magic, PC story lines or moral lines that blur.
That said, I watched this purely for its entertainment resources and as such, I found Emerald City to be a fabulously fun ten hours of telly.
You got your wish. - Dorothy from Emerald CityIf you'd like to read my official review, you can click through to find it on Silver Petticoat.
Airing a limited miniseries is a trend that seems to appear and disappear on TV screens before I blink. NBC’s latest is Emerald City, an urban fantasy that tweaks, revamps, and in most instances reconstructs, the classic known as The Wizard of Oz. Continue Reading on Silver Petticoat →
Have you seen Emerald City? Did you like it or detest it? What modern re-imaginings of classic fables are among your favorites?? Comment down below with your thoughts. I'd love to chat with you.
Content: there are adult situations (including two sexual situations, and one implied). Other issues like a transgender character is an important part of the story as is magic; characters are often tortured with magic. There's swordplay, and other instances of violence. A character is decapitated in a vicious battle. Most episodes are rated TV14.