Mary Poppins Returns

Movie review by
Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media

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Wednesday, December 19, 2018
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Star-studded singing nanny sequel looks kid-friendly.
  • December 19, 2018
  • PG
  • 2018

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that Mary Poppins Returns is a follow-up to the classic 1964 musical about the world's most magical nanny. It's based on the many other Mary Poppins stories written by P.L. Travers and takes place many years after the original. By now, the Banks children have grown up and had kids of their own. But after a tragic loss, Mary Poppins (Emily Blunt) returns into their lives. With her magic bag and the help of her friend Jack (Lin-Manuel Miranda), she helps the family rediscover joy and wonder. It's hard to follow in the footsteps of the wonderful original, but with a star-studded cast that also includes Meryl Streep, Colin Firth, Angela Lansbury, Dick Van Dyke, and more, this looks like a kid-friendly movie the whole family can appreciate.

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For kids who love magic and musicals

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