Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson in SAVING MR. BANKS (Image Credit: Walt Disney Pictures)

3 Reasons to go see ‘Saving Mr. Banks’

Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson in SAVING MR. BANKS (Image Credit: Walt Disney Pictures)

Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson in SAVING MR. BANKS (Image Credit: Walt Disney Pictures)

Last Friday Disney released Saving Mr. Banks, a film based on the true story of the author of Mary Poppins, P.L. Travers’ life and the development of the film in the 1960’s. I must admit that although I am a huge fan of Mary Poppins and have seen the film multiple times, I have never bothered to look further into its history. I had no idea it was a book series – I know, I know, allowing movies to dominate my pop culture lexicon over literature – bad. Anyhow, I highly recommend you see this film for three reasons:

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