Ranging from “supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” to “meh,” critical reactions to Mary Poppins Returns are all over the place.
Some early audience members delighted in the revamped world of color, propriety, and nostalgia. While other critics, like Mashable’s Angie Han, say the sequel feels contrived, forced, and thoroughly unimaginative.
Starring Emily Blunt, Mary Poppins Returns takes viewers back to Cherry Tree Lane where Michael and Jane are all grown-up with children of their own. When Michael’s wife dies, Mary returns to the Banks’ home to set things right—with help from a newly imagined Bert-type, played by Lin-Manuel Miranda. Read more…More about Entertainment, Reviews, Lin Manuel Miranda, Emily Blunt, and Mary Poppins Returns