Mary Poppins

Snapshot: 50 Years of Dame Julie Andrews

This week marks the 50th anniversary of the release of the classic Disney musical Mary Poppins — and as such, it’s also fifty years since Dame Julie Andrews first appeared on screen.

Eleven Fictional Characters Who Could Totally Be Time Lords

Have you ever watched a TV show or read a book and found yourself wondering, as one of the wiser and more eccentric characters seems to have suddenly worked out the correct route out of a tight spot without any visible clues, quite how ...

First Look: Emma Thompson as ‘Mary Poppins’ Author P.L. Travers

Emma Thompson takes on the complex role of Mary Poppins author P.L. Travers in Disney’s Saving Mr.

Voldemort vs. Mary Poppins at the London Games

Who would you put your money on: Lord Voldemort vs. Mary Poppins? Bet you never expected those two names to be in the same sentence?

If ‘Cars 2′ is Revving Up Your Kid’s Interest in London…

Millions of American kids are getting their first introduction to London these days via Cars 2, the popular, current Pixar-Disney animated film. In the movie, a major car race is held in England’s capital city, and various landmarks ...

Oi! Katy Perry! Hands Off Mary Poppins!

OK, this might start off looking like a slightly Ameriphenic news story, perhaps, but bear with me, the point will become clear.