In Depression-era London, a now-grown Jane (Emily Mortimer) and Michael Banks (Ben Whishaw), along with Michael's three children, are visited by the enigmatic Mary Poppins (Emily Blunt) following a personal loss. Through her unique magical skills, and with the aid of her friend Jack (Lin-Manuel Miranda), she helps the family rediscover the joy and wonder missing in their lives.Written by
Colin Firth had a dual role in this movie as William "Weatherall" Wilkins and the villainous wolf in the Royal Doulton music hall scene. See more »
When Cousin Topsy performs a handstand during her dancing routine, her earrings do not dangle down to the ground. This shows the scene was filmed with her putting her hands on a surface above her head and subsequently being rotated 180 degrees in post-production. This is clearly intentional as the rest of the scene plays out with all of the characters standing on their heads and everything remains intact, i.e. the skirts of three female characters. See more »
Story line was all over the place. Song's were boring, I wouldn't have minded the movie being that long had it been good, I only stayed because I thought it had to get better boy was I wrong. Mary Poppins movie is supposed to be magical this definitely was not. The only good thing I can take out of it was the few minutes of Dick Van Dyke. So upsetting Disney ruined what could have been a truly wonderful movie.
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