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DVD Review: Saving Mr. Banks – A Sentimental Look at Key Moment in Disney History

The movie version of Mary Poppins changed the course of The Walt Disney Company both artistically and financially and it almost never happened. The movie “Saving Mr. Banks” dramatizes the conflict between the spirit and drive of Walt Disney and … Continue reading

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Thoughts During Movies: Saving Mr. Banks Edition

Today I had the great fortune of seeing Saving Mr. Banks, the fantastic new film about the craziness of making the beloved Mary Poppins. I already wrote a review, I thought I would try something new. Instead of giving a normal … Continue reading

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Saving Mr. Banks First Trailer

Yesterday we got the first glimpse of Tom Hanks as Walt Disney in Saving Mr Banks and now the new trailer is available. Two-time Academy Award®–winner Emma Thompson and fellow double Oscar®-winner Tom Hanks topline Disney’s “Saving Mr. Banks,” inspired … Continue reading

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First Look: Tom Hanks in Character as Walt

Disney released this first still from Saving Mr. Banks earlier today, showing Tom Hanks playing Walt Disney and Emma Thompson as Mary Poppins author P.L. Travers. The pair appear to be at Disneyland. The film, which opens in select theatres on … Continue reading

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Disneyland goes Retro for Saving Mr. Banks

A terrific collection of photos from around Disneyland on November 6th and 7th can be found over on LaughingPlace.com. The park was playing host to a Hollywood movie production for “Saving Mr. Banks” complete with mega stars and set design … Continue reading

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