All she does is say no. She hates musical ditties, Dick Van Dyke, mustaches, children, California, cookies, stuffed animals, Jell-O and fun. The characterization is so monotonous that the film is halfway to being a full-on bore until Tom Hanks shows up as Disney, spreading his arms wide, and turning the twinkle in his eyes to full beam. "You. Cannot. Imagine. How. Delighted. I am. To finally meet you," he says, separating out each word as if personally charming each in turn. Travers visibly stiffens, while the audience goes limp as a pillow. What follows is basically a Burbank version of The Taming of The Shrew, in which Jell-O-disdaining Anglican frigidity attempts to keep its shape under the heat of the California charm offensive. You'll never guess who wins. … [Read more...] about Can Tom Hanks rescue Walt Disney from Saving Mr Banks?
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Although a severe flooding, danger to life warning is still in place for the River Severn at the Wharfage in Ironbridge, the water level is reducing. The Environment Agency revealed the gauge for Buildwas at 6pm on Thursday was 5.82m and falling. A peak level of 6.79m occurred at 9am on Wednesday morning. … [Read more...] about Now for Storm Jorge! Third consecutive weekend of misery starts with another MONTH of rain falling today as 70mph gales blow in from Spain bringing fears the worst floods may be yet to come
This is known medically as ‘onward transmission’ and so far in the UK the cases have only occurred in individuals who have either been to a virus hotspot country themselves, or come into close contact with someone else who has. But Professor Whitty said: ‘If it is something that is containable, the UK can contain it. If it is not containable, it will be not containable everywhere and then it is coming our way.’ … [Read more...] about Coronavirus sweeps into every corner of Britain: Wales gets its first case and two travellers who returned from Iran are hospitalised in London as UK confirms six cases in 24 hours
Mrs McHardy told TV doctor Hilary Jones during ITV's Lorraine that they were supposed to be enjoying a four-day sunshine break to celebrate a birthday but have now been told they will need to stay in Tenerife for at least 14 days. … [Read more...] about 50 British tourists are being RELEASED from Tenerife coronavirus hotel… while remaining 118 are told they have to stay in quarantine