1939 – The Wizard Of Oz

★★★★★ USA. 1h41m. Musical / Fantasy. Directed by Victor Fleming, King Vidor. Written by Noel Langley, Florence Ryerson, Edgar Allan Woolf (screenplay) and L. Frank Baum (“The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz”). Cinematography by Harold Rosson. Edited by Blanche Sewell. Music by Harold Arlen, Edgar Harburg, Herbert Stothart. Starring Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger, Bert Lahr, Jack Haley, Billie Burke, Margaret Hamilton, Charley Grapewin, Clara Blandick.

Widely regarded as one of the greatest films of all time, it is the most commercially successful adaptation of L. Frank Baum’s 1900 children’s fantasy novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.

1974 – Zardoz

★★★☆☆ Ireland / USA. 1h45m. Fantasy / Sci-Fi. Directed by John Boorman. Written by John Boorman. Cinematography by Geoffrey Unsworth. Edited by Johon Merritt. Music by David Munrow. Starring Sean Connery, Charlotte Rampling, Sara Kestelman, Niall Buggy, John Alderton, Sally Anne Newton, Bosco Hogan.

Zardoz depicts a post apocalyptic world where barbarians worship a stone god called “Zardoz” that grants them death and eternal life.