Nanny McPhee Returns Emma Thompson's warty, snaggletoothed, Mary Poppins-ish character returns to a nostalgia-colored England of teapots and cowpats. In the sequel Nanny McPhee Returns , the lumpy… Nanny McPhee Returns Emma Thompson's warty, snaggletoothed, Mary Poppins-ish character returns to a nostalgia-colored England of teapots and cowpats. In the sequel Nanny McPhee Returns , the lumpy… 2010-08-20 PG PT108M Maggie Gyllenhaal Emma Thompson Universal
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Nanny McPhee Returns (2010)

MPAA Rating: PG
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Details Release Date: Aug 20, 2010; Rated: PG; Length: 108 Minutes; With: Maggie Gyllenhaal and Emma Thompson; Distributor: Universal

Emma Thompson's warty, snaggletoothed, Mary Poppins-ish character returns to a nostalgia-colored England of teapots and cowpats. In the sequel Nanny McPhee Returns, the lumpy lady is summoned to the farmhouse of a frazzled mum (Maggie Gyllenhaal) trying to cope with three kids and their two snooty, rich city cousins while Daddy (Ewan McGregor) is away at an undisclosed war. Thompson, who also wrote the script, has skittery, baffling fun enjoining her plummy guest actors (including Ralph Fiennes, Rhys Ifans, and Maggie Smith) to play broad Brit types. Kid viewers will have fun with the references to barnyard poo, poo of all sorts, poo to reckon with. B-

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Originally posted Aug 11, 2010 Published in issue #1116-1117 Aug 20, 2010 Order article reprints