Tag Archives: Mary Poppins

The Funny Papers: Disney+ Retro Style: That Darn Cat! (1965)

Disney+ Retro Style: That Darn Cat! (1965) “While the city sleeps, ev’ry night he creeps Just surveyin’ his domain He roams around like he owns the town He’s the King, he makes that plainHe knows ev’ry trick, doesn’t miss a … Continue reading

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Silver Screen Standards: The Court Jester (1955)

Silver Screen Standards: The Court Jester (1955) I turn to colorful, upbeat musicals whenever I feel sick or depressed, especially in the winter, when I most need a bright escape from dark, dreary days stuck indoors. Recently I found myself … Continue reading

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Classic Conversations: Oscar Winners Sandy Powell and John Myhre on How the Classic Film Inspired Their Work on ‘Mary Poppins Returns’

Classic Conversations: Oscar Winners Sandy Powell and John Myhre on How the Classic Film Inspired Their Work on ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ Mary Poppins was one of the first films I saw in a movie theater as a child and I … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Countdown: Best Picture #’s 12 and 11 — In the Heat of the Night (1967) and My Fair Lady (1964)

12. In the Heat of the Night (1967) Other Nominated Films: Bonnie and Clyde, Doctor Dolittle, The Graduate, Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner Prior to compiling this countdown list, I’d never seen a Sidney Poitier movie. I knew who he was, and I knew about the profound effect he had … Continue reading

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