Thursday, December 12 2013
P.L. Travers would have hated this charming revisionist tearjerker, but then she didn’t think her Mary Poppins should have been a musical.
Sunday, April 11 2010
This is, among other things, a funny, moving, unpretentious, and well executed movie that has something to say about stepping out of your comfort zone and making a difference.
Thursday, November 19 2009
The pile-on of big emotional moments, accompanied by big music, is overwhelming. This is a movie demanding to be loved.
Tuesday, September 28 2004
'A lot of people who have seen this movie are surprised that we have depicted these people warts and all,' says historian Stephen L. Hardin.
Wednesday, April 7 2004
Standing on a rooftop at the Alamo, the apparently valiant and suddenly insightful Davy Crockett (Billy Bob Thornton) pulls out his fiddle.