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    Saving Mr. Banks

    A charming and heartwarming piece of entertainment, highlighted by a handful of superior performances. (Photo by François Duhamel - Courtesy of Disney Ent. LLC)

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    Review: Decent & Well-Acted 'Saving Mr. Banks' With Tom Hanks & Emma Thompson

    Though the general public doesn't always share their enthusiasm, Hollywood loves making movies about itself. Whether fictional or based in reality, it's rare for a year to pass without some kind of film about filmmaking, from classics like "Sunset Boulevard" and "Mulholland Drive" to, uh, not-classi...

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    Things I Learned at the 'Saving Mr. Banks' Premiere; Hanks, Thompson, Sherman & More Talk Disney, Travers and 'Mary Poppins'

    The Disney company wasn't sure they were ready to jump on board "Saving Mr. Banks," admits motion picture chairman Alan Horn. He wasn't sure it was the right thing to do, but production head Sean Bailey lobbied hard, and they finally decided that having some control by financing this Australian/Brit...

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    Emma Thompson: Non-Twinkling, Non-Cavorting and Wonderful in 'Saving Mr. Banks'

    The encouraging scene in the trailer for Saving Mr. Banks has Emma Thompson as the recalcitrant author P.L. Travers, telling her agent why she does not want Walt Disney to put her heroine on screen. "I know what he'll do to her -- she'll be cavorting and twinkling," she says, with great derision.

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    Sarah Polley, Wadjda director Haifaa al-Mansour Among National Board of Review's Best-of-Year Picks

    Directors Sarah Polley (Stories We Tell) and Haifaa al-Mansour (Wadjda) and actress Adele Exarchopoulos (Blue is the Warmest Color) were the only awardees among the National Board of Review's end-of-the-year picks in categories not designated for women.

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    NBR Winner Emma Thompson Talks Disneyfication, Nannies, Ex-Boyfriend Hugh Laurie and More in TIME Magazine

    Emma Thompson, who recently scored a Best Actress win from the National Board of Review for her role as "Mary Poppins" author P.L. Travers in Disney's "Saving Mr. Banks," sat down with TIME Magazine for their Ten Questions feature. Highlights from her answers, below.

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    Spike Jonze's 'Her' Wins Best Film & Best Director From National Board Of Review

    So how influential are the National Board Of Review winners? Well, last year "Zero Dark Thirty" won Best Film, Best Director and Best Actress and went on to be shut out in all three categories when the Oscars rolled out. Basically, just remember that there is a gulf between critics and Academy voter...

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    Women and Hollywood December 2013 Film Preview

    Here are the women-centric, women-directed and women-written films that you should keep on your radar for December.

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    Emma Thompson Calls Out Hollywood Sexism in Ten Different Ways at THR Actress Roundtable

    Emma Thompson is a rare delight. The delightfully outspoken actress, who stars as 'Mary Poppins' author P.L. Travers in Disney's upcoming 'Saving Mr. Banks,' was the highlight of The Hollywood Reporter's annual Actress Roundtable, criticizing sexism in the film industry at all stages of producti...

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    Watch: Oprah Winfrey, Julia Roberts, Amy Adams and Other Top Actresses On Crying and Auditioning

    The Hollywood Reporter's been doing a great job with their annual Roundtable video series, posting fascinating in depth discussions with some of this year's top producers, screenwriters, actors and directors, cinematographers.

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