REVIEW – Supercalifragilalcoholism With Saving Mr. Banks

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Plus: a bonus rant from David about how the Keanu Reeves vehicle 47 Ronin is the second-worst thing to happen to Japan this decade.

Who better to make an film that takes an honest look at a tricky period in the history of Walt Disney and the studio he founded? Why, Walt Disney Pictures, of course! Except that Saving Mr. Banks actually glosses over a ton of issues in the adaptation of Mary Poppins, and does wrong by Emma Thompson in the process. Listen as Katey, David, and Patches tear into everything that drove them crazy about this supposedly feel-good holiday offering from the house that Mickey built.

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This week’s music:

Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” from Mary Poppins
“Symphony No. 2 in B♭, Movement 3 (Allegro con brio)” by Ikuma Dan
Tom Hanks in Saving Mr Banks
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