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Showtune Saturday: “Everybody Wants To Be A Cat”

Eddie Pensier writes: From “The Aristocats” (1970), one of Disney’s lesser-known animated features, comes this delightfully jazzy number with Scatman Crothers, Eva Gabor, and Phil Harris. It’s got some trippy color-swirling visuals, a snappy beat, some rather gulp-inducing double-entendres, and … Continue reading

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“Saving Mr. Banks”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: As P.L. Travers, the author of the Mary Poppins books, Emma Thompson projects a grave sort of loneliness. Nested confidently into middle age, yet still grappling with the issues of her childhood, the Travers of “Saving Mr. Banks” … Continue reading

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