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The rights stuff – Saving Mr. Banks review

By Simon Miraudo December 10, 2013 There’s nothing quite as “inside baseball” as movies about the movie-making process (except, I suppose, movies about the intricacies of baseball). John Lee Hancock‘s Saving Mr. Banks takes us behind the scenes and into the Walt Disney sausage factory, where P.L. Travers’ beloved novel Mary Poppins was adapted into a Hollywood […]

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Trailer Debut: Saving Mr. Banks

The first trailer for Saving Mr. Banks has been released and it looks simply supercalifragilisticexpialidocious! Tom Hanks plays the man behind the mouse, Walt Disney, on a mission to fulfil a 20-year-old promise to his daughters: to turn their favourite book, Mary Poppins, into a film. The only thing standing in his way? The book’s […]

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First look at Tom Hanks as Walt Disney in Saving Mr. Banks

Here is your first look at Tom Hanks as Walt Disney and Emma Thompson as author P.L. Travers in the upcoming film Saving Mr. Banks. The film tells the true tale of Disney’s efforts to bring Travers’ tale Mary Poppins to the big screen; their difficult relationship almost threatening to derail the project. Considering the […]

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Tom Hanks might play Walt Disney in Mary Poppins making of

Tom Hanks is considering portraying Walt Disney in the ‘making of Mary Poppins‘ dramedy Saving Mr. Banks, Deadline reports. The film will tell of Walt’s 14-year attempt at convincing Aussie author P.L. Travers (Emma Thompson) to make a movie from her series of children’s books. Travers’ tale was highly personal, hence her hesitation to hand […]

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