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Saving Mr. Banks

Overview


Genre :

Drama, Comedy

Release Date :

December 13, 2013 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

John Lee Hancock

Starring :

Tom Hanks, Emma Thompson, Colin Farrell, Paul Giamatti, Jason Schwartzman, Rachel Griffiths, Kathy Baker, B.J. Novak, Ruth Wilson, Annie Rose Buckley, Bradley Whitford

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  5 of 5 [Rate It]

4 of 5

“..think of 'Saving Mr Banks' as a welcome-to-Christmas movie. A little too sugary, but in keeping with the season..”
by Cath Clarke [Time Out London]
3 of 5

“..it's a slow-moving but lightly charming story that brings back memories of the delightful Julie Andrews classic movie..”
by David Edwards [Daily Mirror]
3.5 of 5

“..has all of the pieces in place to earmark it as a masterpiece - a stirring story, real life roots, wonderful performances, and a rich visual background - but it doesn't fully deliver on its promise..”
by Kate Erbland [Film.com]
“..an affecting if somewhat soft-soaped comedy drama, elevated by excellent performances..”
by Leslie Felperin [Hollywood Reporter]
2 of 4

“.."Saving Mr. Banks" is ultimately much less about magic than making the sale, in more ways than one..”
by Lou Lumenick [New York Post]
Reviewed by Alonso Duralde [The Wrap]
Reviewed by Scott Foundas [Variety]

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