Ah, artists. They took on the challenge of revisioning and updating "The Wizard Of Oz" and made two radically different, wonderful products. Then Gregory Maguire's 'Wicked' was again split off into something new and different - and fun.
But this is "Tin Man".
Great plot, characters, special effects.
I have some things I think about - such as racial identity and morality, and how they interact with patriotism and pragmatism. Two people of 'obviously' African descent. Both men. One actively working for the Witch who has hijacked Azkadellia's body, the other straddling the fence.
If D.G. had been a little less successful, her allies a little less superlative, might Toto have gone on the Witxh's side?
What responsibility does he have? So he was the kids' tutor. Did that help him any? Is his first duty to his nation or himself? What if had been a simpler civil war, maybe one that did not entail the destruction of the O.Z. ?
Ultimately, in books, movies, and TV, maybe this depends on whether or not you get caught, and how funny you are.