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29 Photos To Get You Over Emma Thompson's Oscar Snub

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

"It's official: the Oscars won't trump the Globes," Indiewire managing editor Nigel M. Smith wrote on Twitter in the immediate aftermath of the Academ...

Saving Mr. Disney: What Walt Taught Us

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 03.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

So with what we know today, we could have saved Mr. Disney, and many of the other celebrities. More importantly, you can save your own life by recognizing the problem of smoking addiction and committing yourself to improvement.

Mary Poppins and Me

Ann V. Klotz | Posted 03.12.2014 | Parents
Ann V. Klotz

As a mother, I feel caught between this yearning for happy endings and my sense that it is my job to stand for reality. I want to raise a son who retains his sensitivity but is resilient enough to cope. If only we could sip reality in small doses -- a spoonful of sugar to help us cope with tough times.

Emma Thompson Reveals Her Dream Movie Lesbian Love Interest

Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay 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...

Golden Globes: A Great Night for Women Over 40 in Hollywood

Marta Wohrle | Posted 03.10.2014 | Entertainment
Marta Wohrle

Want to know the latest celebrity beauty secret? Aging beauty is hot! Amongst this year's Golden Globe nominations 17 nominated actresses are in their 40s and above.

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.

Disney's Dynamic Duo

Robert C. Crosby, D.Min. | Posted 03.04.2014 | Religion
Robert C. Crosby, D.Min.

Disney found that these were the two humanizing components that caused audiences to identify with and connect to the stories and characters he made famous. I believe these qualities prove so effective because they tap our deepest human needs.

Amy Adams Might Take Meryl Streep's Oscar Nomination

Christopher Rosen | Posted 03.02.2014 | Entertainment
Christopher Rosen

If she is gonna win, it's gotta be the best she's ever done, Chris! (Sorry.)

Popcorn Preview: Saving Mr. Banks

Leslie Sisman | Posted 03.01.2014 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Saving Mr. Banks (2013) Cast includes: Emma Thompson (Sense and Sensibility), Tom Hanks (Captain Phillips), Colin Farrell (Total Recall), Annie Rose B...

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.

Victoria Summer: Practically Perfect in Saving Mr. Banks

Chuck Mirarchi | Posted 02.13.2014 | Entertainment
Chuck Mirarchi

Portraying Julie Andrews, who won the 1965 Academy Award for Best Actress, to virtually spit-spot accuracy, is actress Victoria Summer.

Why Emma Thompson Didn't Have Sex For 6 Months

Posted 01.23.2014 | Women

Celebrated actress Emma Thompson's latest role as Mary Poppins author P.L. Travers in "Saving Mr. Banks" is sure to be an iconic one. But apparently t...

What To Take Away From The Crazy Golden Globes Nominations

Christopher Rosen | Posted 02.11.2014 | Entertainment
Christopher Rosen

In the immortal words of Jay Z, you crazy for this one, Golden Globes!

Christopher Rosen

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

Is 'Mr. Banks' Worth Your Money?

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 12.11.2013 | Entertainment

For most scribes who have toiled in the movie industry, portraying Hollywood as a healing paradise is roughly equivalent to regaling a lobster of the ...

Movie Review: Saving Mr. Banks

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.09.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Hanks IS Disney in these scenes, as we've never seen him before. But alive nonetheless, a human being with the imagination to launch a million childhoods.

Live from the Dubai International Film Festival: Tuesday, Dec. 10

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.09.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Having worked with the Dubai International Film Festival since its inception in 2004 - and as its managing director since 2006 - Shivani Pandya has ...

Oh Joyous Day! Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke Reunite At 'Saving Mr. Banks' Premiere

Posted 12.10.2013 | Celebrity

Can you say supercalifragilisticexpialidocious? Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke, who famously played Mary Poppins and Bert in the 1964 Disney film ...

Mike Ryan

Thought Jason Schwartzman Was Earnest Before? Wait Til 'Saving Mr. Banks' | Mike Ryan | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

Jason Schwartzman has played a lot of earnest characters. Max Fischer from "Rushmore" (actually, quite a few of his Wes Anderson parts would qualify) ...

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.

Christopher Rosen

The 17 Best Movies Of 2013 | Christopher Rosen | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

The first film released in 2013 was "Texas Chainsaw 3D"; it does not appear on this list of the year's best movies. Represented here, however, is the ...

Mike Ryan

Who Is He Playing In 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2'? | Mike Ryan | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

In "Saving Mr. Banks," B.J. Novak plays Robert Sherman, one half of the brother songwriting duo -- along with Richard Sherman (played by Jason Schwart...

Mary Poppins Does Not Come Back

Marty Kaplan | Posted 02.03.2014 | Entertainment
Marty Kaplan

I knew better than to expect P.L. Travers to write something sweet in my copy of Mary Poppins, but I didn't think it would be quite so medicinal.

Saving Mr. Banks Singalong at The Four Seasons

Regina Weinreich | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Disney scores again! First it was multi-Oscar winning Mary Poppins, now Saving Mr. Banks, a biopic of Mary Poppins writer P. L. Travers. In the person...

Christopher Rosen

Is 'Saving Mr. Banks' The Next Best Picture Front-Runner? | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.11.2013 | Entertainment

Welcome to For Your Consideration, an unapologetically obsessive weekly conversation about the Oscar race. Between now and March 2, 2014, Vanity Fair ...