Movie review: Mary Poppins Returns rarely breaks free from being a careful homage

Mary Poppins, played by Emily Blunt (in red), is back to help the next generation of the Banks family find the joy and wonder missing in their lives following a personal loss.
Mary Poppins, played by Emily Blunt (in red), is back to help the next generation of the Banks family find the joy and wonder missing in their lives following a personal loss.PHOTO: THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY (SEA)

MARY POPPINS RETURNS (PG)

131 minutes/Now showing/3 stars

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