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MARY POPPINS RETURNS Family Movie Review

MARY POPPINS RETURNS Family Movie Review

By Trina Boice WHAT’S IT ABOUT?    Based on the stories by P. L. Travers, this lovely family-friendly film is, as Mary Poppins would say, “practically perfect in every way.”  It has the magic, wonder, fun, style, and spirit of the original movie while providing new talent and new musical numbers.  It is not a remake, but a sequel. The 1964 Disney movie Mary Poppins became a classic and has warmed ...[Read More]

PADDINGTON 2 Family Movie Review

PADDINGTON 2 Family Movie Review

By Justin Lozada Paddington 2 (pre-order it here) is the sequel and follow up film to 2014’s surprise hit, Paddington. The film, directed by Paul King, proved to be a sleeper box office hit with children and adults. How does the second film hold up compared to the first? IS IT ANY GOOD? (GRADE: A) To be honest, I am not too familiar with the original source material by author, Michael Bond.  I was ...[Read More]