The Incredibles hero family takes on a new mission, which involves a change in family roles: Bob Parr (Mr Incredible) must manage the house while his wife Helen (Elastigirl) goes out to save the world.
Craig T. Nelson,
In Depression-era London, a now-grown Jane and Michael Banks, along with Michael's three children, are visited by the enigmatic Mary Poppins following a personal loss. Through her unique magical skills, and with the aid of her friend Jack, she helps the family rediscover the joy and wonder missing in their lives.Written by
Mr. Dawes begins to tell the Banks children the joke about a "man with a wooden leg named Smith." He stops himself before actually telling it though, and with good reason: in the original film, his father died laughing at the punchline. See more »
In a couple of street scenes, road markings of double yellow lines (no parking) are covered over but can be seen if you know where to look. See more »
What's a leerie?
Why, it's what we lamplighters call ourselves, of course. Leeries, trip the lights and lead the way!
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There is a special thanks to former Tonight Show host Jey Leno in the credits. According to Lin-Manuel Miranda, "I asked about this when I saw that! Apparently there is a car sound effect from the 1930's that they could not replicate, and someone realized Jay Leno had the car they needed. To record the sound effect. " See more »
Ignore the negativity. Ignore the "how dare they mess with a classic?!". And, most definitely, ignore the "unforgettable music".
Mary Poppins Returns is practically perfect in every way. It has great characters, a fantastic score, memorable songs and ... dare I say it? ... a storyline! There are nods to the original without being a carbon copy; but its originality does shine through. It's colourful, it's fun, it made me smile. Don't tell me you all walked out of the cinema in the 60s remembering all the words to "Sister Suffragette" and "Stay Awake". They're cultural songs, that's why they're unforgettable. A couple more watches and you'll be "Looking Up" with "Imagination" and remembering that "nothing's lost forever".
Give it a go... you'll be pleasantly surprised. Oscar for Miss Blunt please :)
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