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    Emma Thompson Returns to the Big Screen in Saving Mr. Banks

    It feels like it has been a long time since we saw Emma Thompson on the big screen in a meaty role. In Saving Mr. Banks she plays Mary Poppins author P.L. Travers. The film is written by Kelly Marcel (who is scripting 50 Shades of Grey) and Sue Smith.

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    WATCH TRAILER: In 'Saving Mr. Banks,' Hanks as Disney Courts Thompson as 'Mary Poppins' Scribe UPDATE

    The first trailer from director John Lee Hancock's "Saving Mr. Banks" starring Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson has arrived. In the film, Hanks plays Walt Disney, who brings author P.L. Travers, played by Thompson, from London to Hollywood in the early 1960s to adapt her novel "Mary Poppins" for the scre...

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    Watch: Tom Hanks Plays Walt Disney in the First Trailer for the 'Mary Poppins' Origin Tale 'Saving Mr. Banks'

    Tom Hanks has not one, but two Oscar hopefuls opening this awards season, both boasting his meatiest lead roles since he played the titular Texas congressman in 2007's "Charlie Wilson's War."

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    Watch: Trailer For Disney Porn/'Mary Poppins' Prequel 'Saving Mr. Banks' Starring Tom Hanks

    The talent is immense and extensive—Tom Hanks, Emma Thompson, Colin Farrell, Paul Giamatti, Jason Schwartzman, Ruth Wilson and more—the story is interesting (the true tale of Walt Disney's attempt to get "Mary Poppins" made, and it's Oscar chances solidified by having John Lee Hancock, the director ...

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    First Look At Tom Hanks & Emma Thompson In Walt Disney/'Mary Poppins' Story 'Saving Mr. Banks'

    As always, the Oscar race is still pretty hazy from this far out, but it's safe to say that anything involving Tom Hanks is likely to be in the mix. Indeed, we said as much when we made some (way too early) predictions back in early spring, but it can't be denied that on paper, "Saving Mr. Banks" lo...

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    Oscar Watch: Disney Gives 'Saving Mr. Banks' a Limited December Run Ahead of Wide Holiday Release

    Early buzz is good on Disney's indie pick-up "Saving Mr. Banks," and the studio appears confident that critical reaction and word-of-mouth will be upbeat, as they are moving the anticipated year-end entry up to December 13 in limited release, ahead of its wide break set for December 20.

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    Premature Oscar Predictions: The 2014 Best Actress Nominees

    The recent Oscars, it should be said, were not a headline year for the Best Actress race. Of course Emmanuelle Riva, Jessica Chastain, Jennifer Lawrence et al were thoroughly deserving of their nominations, but the category was generally deemed to be a bit thin by Oscar watchers, with something of a...

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    BEAUTIFUL CREATURES

    If you want to attract a young audience with a love story these days, it seems you have to make the leading characters zombies or vampires or anything but the boy and girl next door. That’s the case with "Beautiful Creatures," although I don’t see how that title applies to the film in question,

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    'Beautiful Creatures': Smarter, Wittier, Better Than 'Twilight'

    Beautiful Creatures, the story of high-school students in love – only one of them with supernatural powers – is bound to be compared to the Twilight movies, but that’s just wrong. Richard LaGravanese’s sumptuous-looking film is crisply directed, wonderfully cast and far ...

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    Review: 'Beautiful Creatures' A Stylish Southern Gothic Riff On 'Twilight' That Gets Tangled In Its Own Mythology

    Just as the "Harry Potter" franchise begat a number of costly imitators that failed to catch on (just think: "Lemony Snicket's Series of Unfortunate Events," "The Spiderwick Chronicles," "Cirque du Freak"), so too will the unstoppable "Twilight" franchise breed countless would-be successors, each wi...

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