Mary Poppins Returns (U)
Directed by Rob Marshall I Starring: Emily Blunt, Meryl Streep, Angela Lansbury
Running time - 2hr 10min
The original Mary Poppins was set in 1910. The sequel takes the action forward to 1935 to Depression-era London, where Michael and Jane Banks, the children she once looked after and treated to kites and spoonfuls of sugar, are now adults with kids of their own. Mary returns after Michael suffers a personal loss which has left him and his family sad – they seriously need an injection of joy, and Poppins is the person to help bring that back.