The original family film The Wizard Of Oz had aged very well since originally debuting in 1939.

But most people can’t seem to put their finger on why though, so to help viewers better understand its underlying thesis, The Onion film critic Peter K. Ronsenthal deconstructs the movie in this new review.

Even though he is being terribly sarcastic, as The Onion does best, it’s hard to disagree with his take on the timeless classic.