Mary Poppins Returns

Mary Poppins Returns

Mary Poppins Returns

Disney family musical with Emily Blunt as the titular magical nanny. Follows the events of the 1964 original. Directed by Oscar-nominee Rob Marshall (Chicago). Co-stars Lin-Manuel Miranda, Meryl Streep and Colin Firth.

1930s depression-era London (the time period of the original novels). Michael (Ben Whishaw) and Jane (Emily Mortimer) are now grown up, with Michael, his three children and their housekeeper, Ellen (Julie Walters), living on Cherry Tree Lane. After Michael suffers a personal loss, Mary Poppins re-enters the lives of the Banks family, and, along with the optimistic street lamplighter Jack (Miranda), uses her unique magical skills to help the family rediscover the joy missing in their lives.

2018Rating: G130 minsUSA
Kids & FamilyFantasyMusicalBlockbuster
Director:
Rob Marshall ('Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides', 'Into the Woods', 'Memoirs of a Geisha')
Writer:
David Magee
Cast:
Emily BluntLin-Manuel MirandaBen WhishawEmily MortimerJulie WaltersPixie DaviesNathanael SalehJoel DawsonColin FirthMeryl Streep

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Mary Poppins Returns / Reviews

Flicks, Sarah Voon

Flicks, Sarah Voon

Emily Blunt is the titular magical nanny in this Disney family musical that follows the events of the 1964 original. In cinemas New Year's Day, our biggest Poppins geek Sarah Voon explains why her return is such a joy.

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Variety

Variety

Emily Blunt is practically perfect in every way in a 'Mary Poppins' sequel that uncannily recreates the original's wholesome studio-system vibe.

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Vanity Fair

Vanity Fair

What lingers of Mary Poppins Returns is Blunt's winningly efficient performance.

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Total Film

Total Film

A sweet, evocative throwback that delivers all the feels - in the most delightful way.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

I admire it for its craftsmanship and technique, like a machine for creating nostalgia.

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Stuff

Stuff

As enjoyable an entertainment as this is, it will only leave you yearning to see that classic Simpsons' parody Shary Bobbins for a little light relief.

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New Zealand Herald

New Zealand Herald

Though the setting and the characters may be a nod to the spirit of the original film; with a new cast, set of songs and adventures, Mary Poppins Returns feels fresh and works as a standalone film. It sure put a smile on my face.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

It sits there flailing on the screen, bright, gaudy and mirthless, tossing off strained bits of comic business and all but strangling itself with its own good cheer.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Its old-fashioned, honest sentimentality plasters a smile across your face and plants a tear in your eye, often simultaneously.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

Against all the odds, this is a very worthy follow-up to the original movie. Blunt is pitch-perfect, as ever, in a film that all but insists you leave with a smile slapped on your face.

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