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P.L. Travers

Emma Thompson Reveals Her Dream Movie Lesbian Love Interest

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The new film "Saving Mr. Banks" is earning acclaim for its warts-and-all depiction of the infamously fractured relationship between Walt Disney and "M...

Save the Father, Save the World

Graham Milne | Posted 03.09.2014 | Entertainment
Graham Milne

In the theater, I felt in my soul that primal need of Travers to do right by her dad. To save him. And a tear escaped my eye, as it did hers.

Saving Mr. Banks: Is This Possible?

M. Gary Neuman | Posted 02.26.2014 | Entertainment
M. Gary Neuman

Here's the good news: Saving Mr. Banks is a meaningful movie that brings to light some significant psychological questions.

Christopher Rosen

Tom Hanks' Secret Weapon In 'Saving Mr. Banks'

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

Even "Saving Mr. Banks" director John Lee Hancock was convinced that Walt Disney Studios would have a problem with his new film, which tracks the leng...

Non-Twinkling, Non-Cavorting, Wonderful Saving Mr. Banks

Caryn James | Posted 02.09.2014 | Entertainment
Caryn James

Hancock is not an adventurous director, but this is not an adventurous film. It is, however, so entertaining that it will win you over. In fact, it did the nearly impossible; it made me want to see Mary Poppins again.

Saving Mr. Banks... A Must See!

Carole Mallory | Posted 02.02.2014 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

Author of Mary Poppins P.L. Travers, (Emma Thompson) deserves applause and, indeed, she got it at my screening. Saving Mr. Banks is about an author'...

Mike Ryan

So, How's Tom Hanks As Walt Disney?

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 11.08.2013 | Entertainment

The first time you hear the about the concept of “Saving Mr. Banks,” you might be tempted to turn away. Not because Disney has made a movie that w...

The First Word On 'Saving Mr. Banks' Is ...

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 10.20.2013 | Entertainment

No spoonful of sugar is necessary before seeing "Saving Mr. Banks." That, at least, is the consensus from critics who were in attendance at the film's...

The True Story Behind 'Saving Mr. Banks'

Oren Mendez | Posted 09.16.2013 | Comedy
Oren Mendez

Now, movies about making movies are always fun, But tend to be a bit exaggerated. Especially when portraying writers. So, this is probably how the story would have really taken place, which would have made into a very terrible movie.

Teachable Moments

George Heymont | Posted 09.05.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

Sometimes bad parenting kills people. No amount of input from a teacher can save a child who has not yet even learned how to read. Nor can it always prevent a child from being harmed by his parents' hyperreligiosity, laziness, substance abuse, tendency to commit acts of domestic violence and/or gun fetish.

As Broadway's Mary Poppins Gets Ready to Close, Regional Productions to Begin Popping Up

Jim Hill | Posted 04.30.2013 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

As any good Mary Poppins fan will tell you, when the wind shifts from the East to the West, it's then time for that practically perfect nanny to pack up her carpet bag and fly off for parts unknown.