Preview, “Mary Poppins Returns” — the teaser, doesn’t quite sing

Debuted during the Oscars, kind of lacks the sparks one wants from a “Mary Poppins” trailer. Love Emily Blunt, Ben Whishaw, Dick Van Dyke, Emily Mortimer, Lin Manuel-Miranda — oh, and Meryl Streep, Colin Firth, Angela Lansbury and David Warner.

So Rob Marshall has a lot to work with. The director of “Chicago” and “Into the Woods” better have some tunes, though. Sherman Brothers quality tunes.

Christmas.

 

About Roger Moore

Movie Critic, formerly with McClatchy-Tribune News Service, Orlando Sentinel, published in Spin Magazine, The World and now published here, Orlando Magazine, Autoweek Magazine
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