Mary Poppins 50th Anniversary Blu-ray + DVD Review

Mary Poppins 50th Anniversary Blu-ray + DVD Review - Reviewed by Kidzworld on Dec 10, 2013
( Rating: 4 Star Rating)

Share the music, share the magic, share the joy of Mary Poppins this Holiday Season. Read Kidzworld's review of the Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack!

Releasing from the Disney Vault in celebration of its 50th Anniversary, creative visionary Walt Disney’s classic shines for the first time on Blu-ray. Starring Dick Van Dyke and Julie Andrews in her Academy-Award winning role, and featuring iconic toe-tapping songs including “A Spoonful of Sugar” and “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious,” Mary Poppins is a movie experience your family will enjoy again and again. An all-new digital restoration adds even more magic – helping bring the award-winning songs and amazing picture to life like never before.

Film Clip: Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious


Mary Poppins arriving in townMary Poppins arriving in town

The Bottom Line

It doesn't get more classic than Mary Poppins, and apart from The Wizard of Oz this is probably one of the best musicals ever to make it to the silver screen. It was filmed during a golden age in Hollywood and uses amazing technicolor and animation, the flawless visuals are brought to life once more through the magic of high definition restoration on blu-ray, and this re-release makes for an unforgettable at-home viewing experience. You won't even feel like you're watching a film from 50 years ago! (Well, apart from the clothing and Dick Van Dyke's terrible British accent! No one could get away with that today.)

There are few films that pretty much everyone can agree on, but Mary Poppins has an enduring appeal, from the wonderful songs to the fantastical sets and Julie Andrews' portrayal of the perfect nanny, it couldn't be improved upon. Although many of the Bonus Features are essentially the same as the last re-release of the film, for the 50th anniversary editions there are few nice additions, like "Mary-OKE", for those of you who can't help but sing-along (which, let's be honest, is all of us), this fun feature will help you learn the words perfectly, and if you want to learn more about the composers behind the songs, then "Becoming Mr. Sherman" will definitely be of interest.

Film Clip: Mary Poppins Arrives


Our verdict on Mary Poppins 50th Anniversary Edition? It's practically perfect in every way (wink, wink), and you won't regret taking this one home to enjoy with your friends and family - there's only one word to describe it: supercalifragilisticexpialidocious!

New Blu-ray Bonus Fetaures:

  • Mary-OKE’s – New piece highlights popular music from the film, specifically “Spoon Full of Sugar,” “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious,” Step In Time,” “Chim Chim Cher-ee” and allows viewer to sing-along to animated words that display onscreen in unique ways.
  • Becoming Mr. Sherman: Join actor Jason Schwartzman as he sits down for a fun and musical-filled afternoon with Richard Sherman. In the new film, SAVING MR BANKS, Schwartzman portrays the Disney Legend... half of the famous composing team, the Sherman Brothers who wrote all the classic songs from MARY POPPINS, as well as many other favorites. Hear heartwarming, revealing stories about the making of this beloved musical, get more insight on working with Walt Disney, and get a unique sneak peek into SAVING MR BANKS, starring Tom Hanks, and Emma Thompson.

Mary Poppins 50th Anniversary Rating: 4

Mary Poppins 50th Anniversary Blu-ray and DVD CoverMary Poppins 50th Anniversary Blu-ray and DVD Cover

Mary Poppins 50th Anniversary is now available on Blu-ray + DVD!




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Mary Poppins was an awesome movie. i just loved the superkalafragalisticespiyalidochas
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