Film Review: Saving Mr Banks

Posted on by 5WC in Film
 Don’t judge a book by its cover or a mouse by its ears! 

If I’m honest, I was hooked on the idea behind Saving Mr Banks the moment I first saw it’s trailer. The opening bars to Chim Chim Cher-ee overlaying the “behind the scenes” story just grabbed me, just said this is going to be good, this is going to be one to watch.

I don’t think there is anybody in the western world to whom Mary Poppins doesn’t hold an affection, whether we saw it on TV at Christmas or in the cinema as a small child, we’ve all grown up know that it’s going a bit too far to say dociousaliexpilisticfragicalirupes and so Saving Mr Banks, and it’s portrayal of the relationship between P.L. Travers and Walt Disney, should in theory, be the ideal opportunity to transport grown adults back to their childhood. Read more