Mary Poppins Returns clip

Mary Poppins Returns is going to sing and dance its way into movie theaters in just a few days, and Disney has unveiled another new clip that shows why Emily Blunt is truly the perfect person to take on this classic role.

Oh, and there’s also a featurette about Mary Poppins’ cousin Topsy, who’s played by Meryl Streep. It goes without saying that Streep is an acting legend, but (*whispers*) she’s kind of terrible in this movie! See for yourself below. Read More »

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Benicio del Toro will be swiping more than hearts with his new role in the Dora the Explorer movie. The Sicario: Day of the Soldado actor is joining the Dora the Explorer cast as the villain Swiper the Fox, a fox famous for, well, swiping things.

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Mary Poppins Returns is the cinematic equivalent of a cover band performing a beloved musical act’s hits: it recalls memories of what you loved when you were younger without stepping out of the shadows and working on its own. With Rob Marshall behind the camera, this 54-years-in-waiting sequel could have been a lot worse; of the three films he’s directed for Walt Disney Pictures, this is surprisingly the most tolerable. (Enjoy your pull-quote, Disney marketing!) But Mary Poppins Returns cannot help but serve as a reminder of just how special and irreplaceable the 1964 original is.

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mary poppins returns clip

As we approach the debut of Walt Disney Pictures’ Mary Poppins Returns, the studio has released a new clip that features Emily Blunt‘s magical nanny leading her pal Jack (Lin-Manuel Miranda) and the young Banks children into a brand new animated world. The score swells, the costumes change, the color pops – it’s all very…well, merry. Check it out below. Read More »

kim possible trailer

So what’s the sitch on the Kim Possible live-action movie? It looks, well, like a Disney Channel movie: as cheesy and friendly-family as can be. And while it may only be the second-best superhero trailer that came out today, the Kim Possible trailer can’t help but hit all the right nostalgia buttons for fans of the popular Disney Channel animated series. See the Kim Possible trailer below.

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Beauty and the Beast ride

You know that feeling when you’re lounging around, watching the Disney animated classic Beauty and the Beast, and thinking to yourself, “Man, I wish I could be inside that ballroom while Belle and the Beast bust a move on that slick-ass dance floor”? Of course you do – it’s a common feeling for all of us. At Tokyo Disneyland, you’ll soon be able to experience it for real.

Take a look at some early footage from the new Beauty and the Beast ride, which will be the first ever ride-through attraction based on the 1991 movie. Read More »

the lego batman movie 2

Did anyone else assume that a sequel to 2017’s The LEGO Batman Movie had already been announced? I could have sworn that Warner Animation Group had given a sequel the go-ahead, but it turns out that no announcement ever came through official channels – that is, until director Chris McKay revealed on Twitter that he’s working on The LEGO Batman Movie 2 “right now.”
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Anne Hathaway might soon be asking, “Can you tell me how to get to Sesame Street?” The actress is being eyed for the lead role in the Sesame Street movie being produced by Warner Bros. Hathaway will be playing a human character, so don’t expect to see her running around in puppet-form. Portlandia co-creator Jonathan Krisel is directing the film inspired by the classic educational children’s television series that’s been on the air since 1969.  Read More »

christmas chronicles viewers

Lots of people wanted to watch hot zaddy Santa Kurt Russell in The Christmas Chronicles. According to Netflix, their holiday movie was viewed by 20 million people in one week. That’s a pretty impressive number. How impressive? Well, according to Netflix, that’s the equivalent of a $200 million opening week. Netflix might want to check their math there, though, because that’s not accurate at all.   Read More »

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mary poppins returns featurette

How do you recapture the magic of a classic movie like Mary Poppins? By casting a lead actress who is practically perfect in every way. Emily Blunt gets the spotlight in the latest Mary Poppins Returns  featurette released by Disney, which delves into how the story continues for the magical nanny and the Banks children.

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