7 Reasons Why The Wizard of Oz is Creepy
Glinda the Good Witch or the Undercover Sadist?
She came around at the beginning of the whole story. She was happy, bouncy, and pretty, but what of her?
One has to ask them self, where was she during the entire story? Was she hovering in the clouds enjoying all this? Was she watching Dorothy the whole time go through all the terrible things she was going through inside, in order to get back home? Where did she go, to the council of witches to talk about the situation in the North? The questions don’t cease. And the ruby slippers, she just stole them from someone else to give to another person.
And most of all, if all the power that Dorothy ever needed was in the ruby slippers she was given, then why all the drama? She could have told her. How much did she need to want to get home in order for it to be granted to her?
Therefore, Glinda the Good Witch's actions appear questionable, and she had officially made the movie creepy for me.
The Wicked Witch of the West’s Sister’s Death
Where the sister of the Wicked Witch of the West slithered to under the house is still a mystery to me. Her feet rolled up and she slithered under the house.
We assume we know that water kills the wicked witches. The good witches obviously just hang out somewhere. This death leads us to wonder what a wicked witch turns into after their squashed like a bug.
Do they morph into something like a snake, a big worm, or some creepy crawly creature that slithers to where all the evil things go, hell possibly? And if she did slither to hell, what's she doing and saying? Will she just relax there, or will she try to make a deal and come back? Will she take on the sinister role of the demon and come back to earth to influence the ideas and emotions of people?
Her death and disappearance is weird and appears questionable, therefore it had officially made the movie creepy for me.
A Scarecrow That Wants Some Brains
I don’t know if a talking and walking scarecrow bothers anyone, but if it doesn’t, try taking a long drive down an old country road.Take this ride when the sun is going down, where you can see tons of crops. I guarantee you'll see a very dark male figure seemingly gazing over the massive rows of vegetation. It, a creepy looking shadow of a man towering over the seemingly endless rows. Now imagine it coming down from the pole, and walking through the crops stops on the side of the road. It then proceeds to wave you down to ask you to drive it to the hospital; it would like to get a brain. It would like some brains so it can gain one alternatively.
Seriously?!? This is the creepiest thing I've ever heard of in my entire life. He wants to be given some brains! Zombies want people’s brains now a scarecrow!
The scarecrow's actions and desires appear freaky, gross, and questionable, therefore it had officially made the movie creepy for me.
The So-Called Cowardly Lion
This character just looks sneaky. I love cats, they’re the best ever, but no one can deny they are not sneaky creatures. They are sneaky. And if they have to give any illusion that they will not hurt you because their too tired or don't want to be bothered, in order to hurt you, they will.
His motives were questioned from the entire moment that he, the only lion in this particular area, made his presence known. He didn't just happen upon Dorothy; I think he was stalking her. Stalkers are creepy anyway, and a stalking flesh eating lion is even creepier for me.
The Cowardly Lion is a stalker, sneaky because he is a feline, and a lion in general, therefore, his actions appear questionable and he had officially made the movie creepy for me.
Those Monkey-Looking Creature Things
Those ugly absolutely hideous things that were flying around with the Wicked Witch of the West are just the worst. And how they scooped down and ripped apart the scarecrow, kind of felt a glimpse of happiness at that, but it was terrible.
I just need to point out that they themselves were the worst and most horrifying creations ever. I had the fearful idea that they were just hanging around the trees after they had attacked the scarecrow.
They swarmed, and they looked like a cross between giant bugs mixed with monkeys. They themselves are just horrid, and therefore had made the movie creepy for me.
The Freaking Hour-Glass
We all remember the scene in which the Wicked Witch of the West turns over the hour-glass and says that when the final grain of sand had fallen Dorothy was going to die. And my little mind was going over 100 million miles per hour, looking for how this person was going to die.
What's going to happen to Dorothy? Is her heart going to stop? Will the witch appear and strangle her? Or, will those freaky horrible flying monkey-creatures swarm into the room and rip her to pieces.
The hourglass leaves all possibilities open in regards to her death, the way she was going to die appeared torturous for me and questionable, therefore it had made the movie creepy for me.
The Way the Wicked Witch of the West Really Died
This is creepy because it is still a mystery to me. Water, really? As if she never drank water. If water was what would kill her, why would she have it around? Her whole death looks like a freaking set-up by none other than Glinda the Good Witch.
It's as if somehow, Glinda slipped in and put something in that water. She probably made a deal with one of those creatures and got it to place that water in the room.
The Wicked Witch of the West's death was too easily handled by Dorothy. As a witch with supernatural powers, how can you not know that water will kill you and that it's in the room right now. Overall, I think her death was a set-up by Glinda. I think her death was a mafia hit, and she died by the sadistic and sinister mind of Glinda the Good Witch.
The Wicked Witch of the West died in a grotesque and questionable way, and it had officially made the movie just overly creepy.
To be or not to be Creepy
I think the Wizard of Oz is Creepy
Having said all this, The Wizard Of Oz is a Scary Movie. It has too much creepiness to be a fun-loving fantasy.
And to reiterate, absolutely enchanting, "Somewhere Over the Rainbow," by Judy Garland from The Wizard Of Oz, courtesy of Movie Clips on YouTube.