Disney had a handful of releases in the past year and one of the last to come out is Encanto, perfect for the holiday season, and in the 2022 Golden Globes, the movie that captured the hearts of many also bags the Best Motion Picture - Animated award in the said event.
Encanto is the 60th film of Walt Disney Studios and it has been hailed as the Best Motion Picture – Animated in the most recent Golden Globes as announced in the official Twitter page of the award-giving body. In the tweet, it is proudly stated, “Animation domination! Congratulations @Encantomovie for receiving the #GoldenGlobe for Best Picture — Animated.”
This years’ Golden Globe awards is nothing like the past celebrations of the event as it is not televised not even streamed online. The awards were announced online through their social media platforms. Encanto was given the Best Motion Picture – Animated, winning over Luca, Raya and the Last Dragon. Fee, and My Sunny Maad.
Encanto also received nominations for Best Original Score – Motione Picture wherein Dune bagged the said award, and the original song “Dos Oruguitas” from Lin-Manuel Miranda in the movie was also nominated for the Best Original Song – Motion Picture and they were bested by “No Time To Die” from the movie of the same name.
Encanto is directed by Jared Bush and Byron Howard, written by Charise Castro Smith who co-directed it as well, produced by Clark Spencer and Yvett Merino, and original songs written by Lin-Manuel Miranda. The film is starred by Stephanie Beatriz, Wilmer Vaderrama, Maria Cecilia Botero, Adassam Mauro Castillo, Diane Guerrero, Angie Cepada, Rhenzy Feliz, Jessica Darrow, Carolina Gaitan, John Leguizamo, and Ravi Cabot-Conyers.
The film follows the magical family of the Madrigals and Mirabel, the only one without a gift, learns that the magic is under threat of disappearing and she finds out what is causing it to save her home and family. Even being born without powers, she might be the last hope that her home and her family has.
Encanto is now streaming on Disney Plus.