Mary Poppins Returns Balloon Craft: Nowhere to Go But Up!

Mary Poppins Returns is now in theaters everywhere and we have a fun Mary Poppins Returns craft to celebrate! If you loved the movie as much as I did, you probably have a hard time choosing a favorite scene.   via GIPHY   While I can't narrow it down to one favorite scene in the … [Read more...]

The Music of Mary Poppins Returns: Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman

  When I wrote last week about my experience at the Mary Poppins Returns World Premiere and after-party, I mentioned that one of my highlights of the evening was talking with "Mary Poppins Returns" composer Marc Shaiman. He has written for so many top-notch films, TV and theater (and … [Read more...]

Mary Poppins Returns – A New Generation of Banks Children

For a movie filled with childlike wonder like Mary Poppins Returns, wonderful child actors are essential! Pixie Davies, Nathanael Saleh and Joel Dawson as Anabel, John and Georgie Banks are amazing AND adorable. Last month, while in Los Angeles for the Mary Poppins Returns world premiere, I … [Read more...]

An Interview with Mary Poppins Returns Director Rob Marshall

  While I was interviewing the cast of Mary Poppins Returns, including Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Whishaw and Emily Mortimer, the one thing that came up in each and every interview is what an amazing director Rob Marshall is and how thrilled they all were to work with him. This … [Read more...]

The Banks Children Grown Up: A Mary Poppins Returns Interview with Ben Whishaw and Emily Mortimer

Just like Mary Poppins came to London to help the Banks children in the original Mary Poppins movie, in Mary Poppins Returns she comes to help them again. Now Michael and Jane, the children she original helped have grown up and Michael has three young children of his own. Portraying the part of … [Read more...]

Mary Poppins Returns Review: A Magical Adventure of Joy and Wonder

If there was ever a question as to whether a film could live up to the iconic original Mary Poppins, Director Rob Marshall and an amazing cast led by Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda have proven that the answer is YES. Mary Poppins Returns is a magical adventure that helps us remember the … [Read more...]

Lin-Manuel Miranda Trips a Little Light Fantastic in Mary Poppins Returns

I have a short list of people on my dream interview list and Lin-Manuel Miranda is one of them. So, you can imagine how excited I was to actually have the chance last month to meet and interview him while I was in LA for the Mary Poppins Returns red carpet premiere. I'm a HUGE Lin-Manuel … [Read more...]

How Emily Blunt Tackled Her Challenging Mary Poppins Returns Role: An Interview

  Stepping into the iconic shoes of Mary Poppins is a huge job. She's a character that has been loved by millions, especially since she was played so perfectly by Julie Andrews in the original Mary Poppins way back in 1964. If there were ever a woman who was up to the task to play the lead … [Read more...]

Free Mary Poppins Returns Tickets from Subway for Kids

Take your kids to Subway for a Fresh Fit for Kids meal and they'll end up with a FREE ticket to see Mary Poppins Returns too! From now until supplies last (or through January 7th), when you buy a specially-marked meal, kids will receive a fun cardboard folder that gives them both a craft … [Read more...]

A Magical Night: My Mary Poppins Returns World Premiere Experience

My heart is beating double time. I'm writing as I'm on the way home from the red carpet premiere of Mary Poppins Returns and it was so fabulous, beautiful and magical that I feel like I haven't quite processed it all yet. On the way to the premiere, the rainy weather helped to give an airy of … [Read more...]