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Mary Poppins Returns (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): Long time no see, Miss Poppins

“Mary Poppins Returns” is as delightful and exuberant as you can expect from a sequel to “Mary Poppins” (1964). Although it is often too familiar to surpass its beloved predecessor, the movie still has enough charm and spirit to engage … Continue reading

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Tully (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): A mother and her odd nanny

Raising kids is often quite a demanding task, and “Tully” honestly and incisively illuminates that undeniable fact via its sharp wit and thoughtful sensitivity. As we are frequently amused by its many humorous moments which are both funny and truthful, … Continue reading

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Finding Vivian Maier (2013) ☆☆☆(3/4): A nanny who was also a photographer

The photos shown in Oscar-nominated documentary “Finding Vivian Maier” are something to watch and appreciate for the mood and feelings they evoke. Mostly shot in black and white, they vividly capture the places and people of bygone eras, and then … Continue reading

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