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Saving Mr. Banks

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When Walt Disney’s daughters begged him to make a movie of their favorite book, P.L. Travers’ “Mary Poppins,” he made them a promise—one that he didn’t realize would take 20 years to keep. In his quest to obtain the rights, Walt comes up against a curmudgeonly, uncompromising writer who has absolutely no intention of letting her beloved magical nanny get mauled by the Hollywood machine.   

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  • Willie Waffle 
    Willie Waffle’s “Come for Hanks, Stay for Emma” Is a Surprising Joy
  • Josh Bell 
    Josh Bell’s Snarky “‘Saving Mr. Banks’ Glosses” Offers a Snicker or Two
  • Catherine Bray 
    It’s Nice to See Different Approach in Catherine Bray’s “Saving Mr. Banks”
  • Donald Clarke 
    Donald Clarke’s “Triumph of the Walt” Offers Lively Entertainment
  • Kent Turner 
    Kent Turner’s “Saving Mr. Banks” Is Both Fun and Smart
  • Cath Clarke 
    Cath Clarke’s “Saving Mr. Banks” Offers Genuine Smiles
  • Elliott Noble 
    Elliott Noble’s “Saving Mr. Banks” Makes Humorous Insights
  • Dana Stevens 
    Dana Stevens’s “Short of Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” Is Unique
  • Phil Hall 
    Phil Hall’s “Saving Mr. Banks” Will Stick With You Long After
  • Marshall Fine 
    Marshall Fine’s Pleasing Personal Style Pays Off in “When Walt Met Pam”
  • Steve Davis 
    Steve Davis’s ‘Saving Mr. Banks” Is Written With a Dry Wit
  • Richard Corliss 
    Richard Corliss’s “When Movies Lie” Spoils Even as It Entertains
  • Joe Neumaier 
    Joe Neumaier Adds the Right Amount of Sugar to “Saving Mr. Banks”
  • David Edwards 
    David Edwards’s Passion Will Grab You in “Song in Your Heart”
  • Jeff Baker 
    Jeff Baker’s “Crabby ‘Mary Poppins’ Author” Is a Spoonful of Joy
  • Joanna Langfield 
    Joanna Langfield’s “Saving Mr. Banks” Goes Down Easy
  • Helen OHara 
    Helen OHara’s “Something About Mary” Is a Bit Tough to Get Through
  • Andy Lea 
    Andy Lea’s “Saving Mr. Banks” Keeps Things Cheery and Light
  • Robbie Collin 
    Robbie Colin’s “Saving Mr. Banks” Is a Downer to Schmaltz Lovers
  • Brian Henry Martin 
    Brian Henry Martin’s “Spoonful of Movie Sugar” Handles the Basics
  • Matthew Turner 
    Matthew Turner’s “Saving Mr. Banks” Gushes and Befuddles
  • Bill Goodykoontz 
    Bill Goodykoontz’s “Saving Mr. Banks” Offers Mild Sustenance
  • Brian Viner 
    Brian Viner Is a Curmudgeon in “Tom Is Majestic, but Emma Is Ferocious”
  • Chris Vognar 
    Chris Vognar’s “Charming, if Self-Aggrandizing” Is Unnecessarily Crass
  • Siobhan Synnot 
    Siobhan Synnot’s “Saving Mr. Banks” Is Just Plain Silly