In this exclusive behind-the-scenes clip from the "Mary Poppins Returns" home release, the Golden Globe-nominated actress takes flight for the first time.
The chimney sweep dance in Mary Poppins, led by Dick van Dyk’s affable jack-of-all-trades Burt, harks back to ‘blackface’ tropes, an academic has claimed. In an article in the New York Times, Daniel Pollack-Pelzner, a professor of English and gender studies professor at Oregon’s Linfield College, has said that in the book by PL Travers, the sequence signifies ‘racial panic’. Pollack-Pelzner flatly calls the scene ‘blacking up’, and while it may seem innocuous, it has other more troubling connotations.
After passing the worldwide total of “Justice League” on Friday, “Aquaman” is on its way to becoming Warner Bros’ first billion-dollar release since “The Dark Knight Rises” in 2012. In the second weekend of its domestic run, “Aquaman” has added an estimated $51.5 million, holding on strong this holiday season with just a 24 percent drop from its $67.4 million opening. The film now has a 10-day total of $188.7 million, with IMAX’s $24.8 million accounting for 13 percent of that figure.
Director James Wan shares the story behind the surprise vocal cameo in his blockbuster film — and how he hid it from the rest of the cast.
Director Rob Marshall highlights some of the surprising references to the classic Disney film. Plus, why he cut the word "supercalifragilisticexpialidocious"
The filmmakers behind Disney's upcoming sequel to "Mary Poppins" explain the connections and callbacks to the original 1964 classic.