Film Reviews for Sophisticated Cinephiles

A movie review podcast hosted by Hollywood critics, Les Roberts and Ann Elder. Each episode contains an in depth analysis of a chosen film. Les and Ann's Hollywood experience gives them the insight to discuss plot, script, casting, and whatever else you might want to know!

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"Saving Mr. Banks" Earns a Spoonful of Sugar

Review Summary: Ann and Les give this one a rave review for the brilliant performance by Emma Thompson and for the charming story and script.

Plot: The author of the Mary Poppins book, P.L. Travers, reflects on both her childhood in Australia and her interactions with Walt Disney, who tried for years to adapt her novel into a movie. Runtime 125 minutes.

Director: John Lee Hancock

Writer: Kelly Marcel

Starring: Emma Thompson, Tom Hanks and Annie Rose Buckley

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