jackkyser has written 1 review for films rated ★★★½ during 2022.

  • Encanto

    Encanto

    ★★★½

    Byron Howard and Jared Bush’s Encanto (which the opening logo proclaims as Walt Disney Animation Studios’ 60th Animated Motion Picture) is a vibrant, lively and entertaining musical. The original songs are by Lin-Manuel Miranda, who seems to be the busiest man in show business at the moment – and his talent is certainly not wasted here. The musical numbers represent the high points of Encanto, with several of the songs already hitting the Billboard Hot 100 chart (which is apparently…