John Lee Hancock
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'Saving Mr. Banks' Comes with a Perfect Spoonful of Charm
2 Apr 2014 // 1:00 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
13 Dec 2013 // 12:35 AM

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 // 3:51 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

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Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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