Has none of the soul of the original.
Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang is a sequel to the original Nanny McPhee film. Emma Thompson reprises her role really well, but I didn't find myself connecting to the new cast of kids nearly as much as the previous set- maybe the first is too deeply wedged in my memory? The plot is simple, but amusing and also includes some clever revisionist wartime history moments, which will no doubt keep the parents happy.
Upon reflection, I've realised the whole…