John Lee Hancock
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'Saving Mr. Banks' Comes with a Perfect Spoonful of Charm
2 Apr 2014 // 12:00 AM

Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson are a joy to watch in Saving Mr. Banks, a sweet but worthwhile Disney film about the making of Mary Poppins.

On 'Saving Mr. Banks' and Melting Another Ice Queen
12 Dec 2013 // 11:35 PM

P.L. Travers would have hated this charming revisionist tearjerker, but then she didn’t think her Mary Poppins should have been a musical.


Six Top Directors Discuss How Memorable Moviemaking Is Often the Result of Learning from Mistakes
6 Jan 2014 // 2:51 AM

They are among the season’s most acclaimed directors. But if you ask the six filmmakers who participated in The Envelope’s fifth annual Directors

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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