Tag: Lin-Manuel Miranda

Lin-Manuel Miranda on the Success of Encanto

In an exclusive interview with People Magazine, Lin-Manuel Miranda discussed the success Encanto has found streaming. Despite a lukewarm box office performance, the film has gained new life on Disney+ and surpassed “Let it Go” to become the highest-charting Disney song in over a qua...

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REVIEW: tick, tick…BOOM! (2021)

Based on the stage play of the same name, tick, tick…BOOM! tells the story of Jonathan Larson’s quest to create a successful musical. The Netflix movie musical is directed by Lin-Manuel Miranda and came out on November 19th. The source material started as an off-Broadway one-man show, with L...

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REVIEW: Encanto (2021)

I haven’t been dreading Disney’s Encanto, but I wasn’t excited for it either. It’s an original story directed by Byron Howard (Tangled) and Jared Bush (Zootopia) that features new music by Lin-Manuel Miranda. Sounds great, right? I try not to put too much stock in trailers, but the marketing...

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Netflix Starts Ticking With Tick, Tick… Boom! Trailer

This Monday, October 4th, Netflix released a new trailer for Tick, Tick… Boom! Based on Jonathan Larson’s autobiographical musical, Tick, Tick…Boom! is the story of his struggle to write the sensational rock musical Rent. The film is directed by Lin-Manuel Miranda, a self-proclaime...

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Disney Releases Final Encanto Trailer

On Wednesday, September 29th, Disney put out a new trailer for their upcoming animated fantasy adventure Encanto. Set in an enchanted, fictionalized Columbia, this is the story of Mirabel Madrigal (Stephanie Beatriz), the only normal member of her family. The Madrigal home is brimming with magic tha...

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REVIEW: Vivo (2021)

Vivo is a new Sony Pictures Animation feature that came out on Netflix on Friday, August 6th. With songs by Lin-Manuel Miranda and a screenplay by Quiara Alegría Hudes (In the Heights) and director Kirk DeMicco (The Croods), Vivo is Sony’s first animated musical. Sony Pictures Animation has a spo...

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