Insomniac Theater: 'Saving Mr. Banks' and 'The Hobbit'

"Saving Mr. Banks" and "The Hobbit" vie for box office supremacy.
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Transcript for Insomniac Theater: 'Saving Mr. Banks' and 'The Hobbit'
-- which -- only one thing. Sammy act Peter we are checking out to movies opening this weekend that should appeal to the entire family beginning with one from -- real parent company Disney stating mister banks. Which is opening in select cities today and ever else the next Friday. -- starring Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson and it tells a story of how Mary Poppins left from the pages of a book. To the silver screen now with the challenge that Walt Disney himself faced in trying to woo the curmudgeonly author Pamela Travers for the rights of her book about a magical nanny. And -- business is business favorable. Neck -- -- I'm happy to -- Greater joy at seeing the media to dial the with the child and all this may soon and today's data -- -- -- me. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Alert is for saving mr. -- so far not surprisingly are overwhelmingly thumbs up scoring an 83% on -- tomatoes. Peter Travers of Rolling Stone writing thanks to Thompson and Hanks this movie about the making the movie hits a sweet spot. And we actually had to dig a little bit to find a negative review but here it is Travis Hopson of the examiner dot com writing. While saving mr. banks that may be must see viewing for Mary Poppins fans others won't find anything magical. About it went on home -- thanks cast those two actors went down -- -- On the horse all right next up the much anticipated Hobbits sequel the -- it desolation of small. The second and a trilogy continues the adventures of Martin Freeman has -- bag -- journeying with Ian McClelland. As the wizard Gandalf and thirteen -- on an epic quest to reclaim their lost dwarf -- up. What did you know. -- -- -- Another winner on rotten tomatoes scores 73%. The reviews again overwhelmingly positive Clint O'Connor of the Cleveland plain dealer describes -- as. An action packed thrill ride. David Metzger of bull's -- dot com gives it up backhanded compliment he says the desolation of smog is a lot of fun but. The love of god. Just ended already -- really that's the things was a book and they made it. Three movies yeah but they have opinion it's time to get Terrero I had his number two correct that's oh yes I'm gonna have to see this -- -- -- number one when I read the book. And you get really geek out about this -- -- I -- a little -- network let's start -- monsters. -- my stuff it's all if you did -- get so much. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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