Long-awaited fantasy adventure film opens Friday.

'Oz the Great & Powerful' will be playing Friday, March 8 through Sunday, March 10, and Friday, March 15 through Sunday, March 17, at the Augusta Historic Theatre, 523 State. Tickets are $8. The 3D movie is rated PG.

A small-time magician arrives in an enchanted land and is forced to decide if he will be a good man or a great one. The fantasy stars James Franco, Michelle Williams, and Rachel Weiz.

Show times are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday nights and 2 p.m. on Sunday.

For more information, call the hotline at 775-3661.