Review | Nanny McPhee Returns

Entertainment Aug. 16, 2010 AT 1:26PM
Review | Nanny McPhee Returns Credit: Liam Daniel

Us Rating: ***

Opens: Friday 8/13

Supernatural Nanny McPhee (Emma Thompson, who also scripted) civilizes five cousins in rural England during World War II, while a rosy-cheeked, cardigan-wearing Maggie Gyllenhaal goes against type as a struggling housewife. The charming family film is best when the magic prevails: Piglets do synchronized swimming and naughty children spank themselves!

-- THELMA ADAMS

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