For those who aren't familiar with Saving Mr. Banks, it centres on the making of Disney's film adaptation of Mary Poppins, with Emma Thompson as P.L. Travers and Tom Hanks as Walt Disney. The film does have some historical inaccuracies. Walt Disney already had the film rights to Mary Poppins when Mrs. Travers arrived in California to consult on the making of the film. And even once the film was completed Mrs. Travers continued to object to many aspects of…
Over all I enjoyed The Boat That Rocked, although I do think it had a few problems. Most glaring for me is that there were a few anachronisms in the tracks played--as an example, "Eleanore" by The Turtles appearing about a year and a half to two years before it was released. I also found the ending just a little contrived. That having been said, it is certainly a fun movie and quite enjoyable. I have heard complaints about its length, but I really didn't have a problem with that at all (since when is two hours and ten minutes considered a long movie?).