Writers: Kirk DeMicco(screenplay by), Quiara Alegría Hudes(screenplay by), and Peter Barsocchini(story by)
Stars: Lin-Manuel Miranda(voice), Ynairaly Simo(voice), and Zoe Saldana(voice)
Vivo, Sony Pictures Animation’s first-ever musical adventure featuring all-new original songs from Lin-Manuel Miranda, will take audiences on an epic adventure to gorgeous and vibrant locations never before seen in animation.
So since I gave you all some things to read this summer, I wanted to try and give you some options of what you should watch this summer. I’ve really enjoyed watching these movies and its a great way to try and ignore how hot its been these past few weeks. There’s a little bit of everything included in here for you all to check out.
The Mitchells Vs The Machines
A quirky, dysfunctional family’s road trip is upended when they find themselves in the middle of the robot apocalypse and suddenly become humanity’s unlikeliest last hope.
Streaming on Netflix
In the Heights
A film version of the Broadway musical in which Usnavi, a sympathetic New York bodega owner, saves every penny every day as he imagines and sings about a better life.
Streaming on HBO Max
All streaming on Netflix
Part 1: 1994
A circle of teenage friends accidentally encounter the ancient evil responsible for a series of brutal murders that have plagued their town for over 300 years. Welcome to Shadyside.
Part 2: 1978
Shadyside, 1978. School’s out for summer and the activities at Camp Nightwing are about to begin. But when another Shadysider is possessed with the urge to kill, the fun in the sun becomes a gruesome fight for survival.
Part 3: 1666
The origins of Sarah Fier’s curse are finally revealed as history comes full circle on a night that changes the lives of Shadysiders forever.
On the Italian Riviera, an unlikely but strong friendship grows between a human being and a sea monster disguised as a human.
Streaming on Disney+
A father brings up his baby girl as a single dad after the unexpected death of his wife who died a day after their daughter’s birth.
Quiara Alegría Hudes (based on the musical stage play, book by) Lin-Manuel Miranda
(based on the musical stage play, concept by)
Starring: Anthony Ramos, Corey Hawkins, Leslie Grace
The scent of a cafecito caliente hangs in the air just outside of the 181st Street subway stop. The likeable, magnetic bodega owner Usnavi saves every penny from his daily grind as he hopes, imagines and sings about a better life.
Stars: Kevin Quinn, Bailee Madison, and Jahbril Cook
Nowhere left to go, Will Hawkins finds himself at camp for the first time. His instinct is to run, but he finds a friend, a father figure, and even a girl who awakens his heart. Most of all, he finally finds a home.