Saving Mr. Banks (2013) Season 06 Episode 47

Pure Joy, Bittersweet Magic, Gut Punch, Daddy Issues these are the words we are using to describe this weeks pick. Welcome to episode forty-seven of season 6 of Flicks XRayed, this week we are taking a spoonful of sugar and are reviewing Saving Mr Banks. Host, A spoonful of sugar Tony is joined by co-host Cranky Stubborn Dame Natasha and guests A storyteller instilling hope Katie, and Likes a good cup of Tea Ashley. This week we play a game of Cast Mates for Tom Hanks Movies, The Price is Right and The Flicks Awesome Lodge Word Game. So tune in as we discuss at length about Walt Disney, Dealing with Trauma, Mary Poppins, and sooo much more.

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Our Ratings

Likes a good cup of Tea Ashley 4.75
A storyteller instilling hope Katie 4.5
Cranky Stubborn Dame Natasha 4.5
A spoonful of sugar Tony 4.25

18/20             90%

Synopsis and Starring

Synopsis: Spurred on by a promise he made to his daughters, Walt Disney embarks on what would become a 20-year quest to obtain the movie rights to “Mary Poppins.” The author, P.L. Travers, proves to be an uncompromising curmudgeon who has no intention of letting her beloved characters become mangled in the Hollywood machine. However, when the books stop selling and she finds herself in need of money, Travers reluctantly agrees to consider Disney’s proposition.

Directed by John Lee Hancock   


Tom Hanks as Walt Disney
Emma Thompson as P.L. Travers
Annie Rose Buckley as Ginty Goff
Colin Ferrell as Travers Goff
Ruth Wilson as Margaret Goff
Paul Giamatti as Ralph
Bradley Whitford as Don DaGradi
B.J. Novak as Robert Sherman
Jason Schwartman as Richard Sherman

Game 1

Cast Mates for Tom Hanks Movies

Saving Mr. Banks.……….Tim Allen

  1. A League of Their Own.……….Sean Young
  2. Saving Private Ryan.……….Ed Harris
  3. The Burbs ……….Shelley Long
  4. Catch Me if You Can……….Catherine Zeta-Jones
  5. The Ladykillers……….Stanley Tucci
  6. Toy Story.……….Kelsey Grammer
  7. Cloud Atlas……….Ian McKellen
  8. The Circle……….Daniel Kaluuya
  9. The Terminal……….Rachel Weisz
  10. Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close.……….Donald Glover
  11. Larry Crowne……….Bri Larson

Game 2

The Figures

Budget $35,000,000 (estimated)
Foreign: $34,566,404
Bonus 1: (Opening Weekend 15 Theaters)$413,373
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IMDB Rating:75% (7.5)

Game 3

The Awesome Lodge Word Game

Saving movies – Ashley

  1. Saving Silverman
  2. Saved
  3. Ernest Saves Christmas
  4. Save the Last Dance
  5. Saving Private Ryan
  6. Saving Face
  7. Save the Date
  8. Save Yourselves!
  9. To Save a Life
  10. Mom and Dad Save the World

More Tom Hanks Movies – Katie

  1. The Da Vinci Code
  2. Captain Phillips
  3. The Money Pit
  4. Cast Away
  5. The Polar Express
  6. Sully
  7. Apollo 13
  8. Bridge of Spies
  9. The Green Mile
  10. You’ve Got Mail

Disney Movies References In Saving Mr Banks – Ashley

  1. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
  2. Pinocchio
  3. Fantasia
  4. Peter Pan
  5. Cinderella
  6. The Living Desert
  7. Song of the South
  8. Babes in Toyland
  9. Swiss Family Robinson
  10. One Hundred and One Dalmatians

Emma Thompson Movies – Katie

  1. Love Actually
  2. Sense and Sensibility
  3. Brave
  4. Nanny McPhee
  5. Beauty and the Beast
  6. Stranger Than Fiction
  7. Burnt
  8. Treasure Planet
  9. Pirate Radio
  10. Cruella

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