Rather brilliant and kind of inspiring until it turns frightening and even sinister. A dark tale of the beginning of end-stage capitalism as profit above all.
Winners are indicated. I got 16/24. Pretty good, if I may say so myself.
A smart, snappy, soulful look at how Mary Poppins got Disneyfied, and the redemptive power of story for both teller and listener.
As we press stumbled out of our early-morning screening of Saving Mr. Banks today, workmen were transforming the cinema for its world-premiere gala screening later in the evening.
I’m hyperventilating from the array of overwhelming movie awesomeness before me.
Also: Emma Thompson and Paul Giamatti in anything, obviously.