• ‘Encanto' Filmmakers Break Down the Disney Movie's Magical Origins

    7 days ago - By The Wrap

    “Encanto” is Disney's latest animated miracle, a vibrantly colored musical fantasia (featuring new songs by Lin-Manuel Miranda) about a very special family in Colombia blessed with magical gifts. It both speaks to themes persistent in the Disney Animation canon (how goodness trumps any external superpower and the importance of family) with a more modern magical realist sensibility that eschews the familiar for the unexpected (our lead character, Mirabel, doesn't go on a quest or even leave the house). It's enough to make you wonder where this wild concept came from.
    Luckily, we sat down...
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  • Lin-Manuel Miranda On Creating Folklore Through Song In ‘Encanto'; Bringing Dream Project ‘tick, tick.BOOM!' To Life - Crew Call Podcast

    7 days ago - By Deadline

    It's a big Thanksgiving week for multihyphenate Lin-Manuel Miranda: His feature directorial debut, Jonathan Larson's tick, tick...Boom! dropped Friday on Netflix and today the Disney animated musical, Encanto, which he wrote all the songs and has a story by credit on, hits movie theaters. All of this can only further propel the Hamilton architect toward an...
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  • Encanto' Sings $1.5M, ‘House Of Gucci' Builds $1M+ In Tuesday Previews

    Encanto' Sings $1.5M, ‘House Of Gucci' Builds $1M+ In Tuesday Previews

    7 days ago - By Up Worthy

    Disney's animated movie Encanto received a $1.5M start yesterday off showtimes starting at 6PM, as the pic opens today in 3,980 theaters. The movie, which features a soundtrack from Emmy, Gra...
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  • ‘Encanto' Sings $1.5M, ‘House Of Gucci' Builds $1M+ In Tuesday Previews

    7 days ago - By Deadline

    Disney's animated movie Encanto received a $1.5M start yesterday off showtimes starting at 6PM, as the pic opens today in 3,980 theaters. The movie, which features a soundtrack from Emmy, Grammy and Tony-winning Lin-Manuel Miranda, is expected to make $35M-$40M over the next five days. MGM/United Artists Releasing's House of Gucci also fared very well, making $1.3M off 7PM...
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  • ‘Encanto' Conjures $1.5 Million at Tuesday Box Office

    7 days ago - By The Wrap

    “Encanto,” Disney's latest animated feature that boasts original music from Lin-Manuel Miranda, earned $1.5 million in its box office preview screenings Tuesday night ahead of a busy Thanksgiving weekend at the box office.
    “Encanto” opens alongside MGM's “House of Gucci” starring Lady Gaga and Sony/Screen Gems' “Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City,” a reboot of the video game action and horror franchise. “Encanto” has a chance to top the box office in its debut with a projected 5-day opening between $35-40 million. Though “Ghostbusters: Afterlife” is also coming on strong for its second...
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