Mary Poppins Returns Captures The Spirit

Featuring all new music and a completely different cast, Mary Poppins Returns is able to beautifully capture the essence of the 1964 film. Taking place some 24 years following Mary Poppins, a lot has changed.  Michael Banks (Ben Whishaw) lives with his three children at 17 Cherry Tree Lane.  The widowed Michael has three young children: Anabel (Pixie Davies), John (Nathanael Saleh), and Georgie Banks (Joel Dawson).  Jane Banks (Emily Mortimer) has her own flat…

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A Quiet Place is quiet but scary

Don’t let the title fool you because A Quiet Place is a scary movie that is sure to induce flinching. Through Marco Beltrami’s score, the film is able to counteract the silence that comes from the cast.  It’s because of the silence that the score is very much a character in its own right.  While filmmakers were careful to stay silent during filmming so as to pick up the background noise, it’s the music that helps…

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