Dear Awards Season: You So Got Meryl Streep Wrong

The post-game chatter about Meryl Streep’s intro for Emma Thompson at the National Board of Review completely missed the point of what Streep was saying. Moreover, the beauty in Streep’s speech was shunted to the side as the churning and hysteria found its way from...
Posted On 09 Jan 2014

Saving Mr. Banks, featurette

(Press Release) Walt Disney Pictures is proud to announce the UK release date of SAVING MR BANKS, the extraordinary untold story of how one of the most beloved tales of all time, Mary Poppins, was bought to the big screen. The film will be released nationwide on November 29th,...
Posted On 12 Nov 2013

Saving Mr. Banks, Emma Thompson, Tom Hanks Launch into the Oscar race

Robert Sherman, Emma Thompson, Tom Hanks, Bradley Whitford, photo by Richard Segal Saving Mr. Banks is a force to be reckoned with at this year’s Oscars, make no mistake about it. Sure to touch the heart of many, voters and moviegoers alike, it is exactly the kind of film...
Posted On 08 Nov 2013

Saving Mr. Banks – Reviews and Reactions Tell Conflicting Stories

You know, it’s funny. Saving Mr. Banks was given the impossibly raised expectations sentence by the time it screened at the London Film Festival a day ago.¬† The critics are mostly positive on it, with no negatives. But the interesting thing about it is how the non-critics...
Posted On 21 Oct 2013

Saving Mr. Banks opening night at AFI Fest

AFI Fest 2013 will run from Nov 7-14. Saving Mr Banks kicks off the program on opening night and Foxcatcher follows with its world premiere the second evening. Inside Llewyn Davis will close the festival.
Posted On 26 Sep 2013

Saving Mr. Banks and Foxcatcher to open AFI Fest

It’s beginning to look a lot like Oscar. AFI Fest just announced that Saving Mr. Banks and Foxcatcher will open the AFI Fest. ¬†Inside Llewyn Davis will close the fest. Your move, New York. Press release after the cut.
Posted On 04 Sep 2013

D23 Previews Clips from Saving Mr. Banks

The D23 expo previewed many upcoming titles for Disney, including Thor, Captain America 2, etc. Angelina Jolie showed up to help hype Malecifent. But the real catch of the day were the clips from Saving Mr. Banks, as USA Today reports: Perhaps no footage shown was as enchanting...
Posted On 10 Aug 2013

Trailer for Saving Mr. Banks, Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson

Emma Thompson plays P.L. Travers, the woman who penned what would ultimately become Disney’s Mary Poppins. Read the New Yorker article about her here.
Posted On 11 Jul 2013