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Comedy, Family, Musicals
When Jane and Michael Banks wish for a new nanny - "very sweet and fairly pretty" - they aren't expecting anyone quite like Mary Poppins. Blown in on a gust of wind, Miss Poppins is firm but fair, full of common sense and yet friends with talking animals and dancing chimney sweeps. In some beautiful and memorable musical scenes she takes the children to the races and teaches them how to float to the ceiling using only the power of laughter.
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A film guide that looks at Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968), exploring its key topics and themes through informal...
A resource to inspire and structure debate amongst children and young people.
Memorable film about a boy growing up in a working-class area of London after World War Two, who becomes obsessed with a fable he hears.
An unsuccessful inventor rescues an old car which acquires magic properties...
The Secret Garden was originally one of the great books for children - and this film version is every bit as good.
With the release of Oscar front-runner La La Land, we look at the dynamic history of the screen musical, and the way La La Land draws upon the genre's heritage.
Reading time 4 mins
Exploring the unconventional governesses, nannies and guardians of cinema as inspired by the release of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
Reading time 3 mins
Paul Scowcroft, our final Leader of the Month for 2016, offers his tips for new clubs and discusses his varied strategies when it comes to review writing.
Reading time 7 mins
We take a look at how French animation Phantom Boy references cinema old and new, and compassionately tackles the issue of dealing with a serious illness.
Reading time 6 mins
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