MANILA, Philippines – Whether you missed your chance to catch the Disney animated blockbuster, or simply want to relive the magic on the big screen, now is your chance.
Frozen is showing on February 19 in SM cinemas in North Edsa, Fairview, Marikina, Megamall, Mall of Asia, Manila, Southmall, Bacoor, Cebu, Iloilo, and San Lazaro.
The musical fantasy film follows the story of two sisters Anna (voiced by Kristen Bell) and Elsa (voiced by Idina Menzel) – the latter, with a magical power to create ice and snow. After Elsa’s powers trap their kingdom in a perpetual winter, Anna, along with mountain man Kristoff (voiced by Jonathan Groff) and Olaf (voiced by Josh Gad), a snowman who dreams of summer, fights to save the kingdom and rekindle the fire between her and her sister.
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Since its premiere in November, the film has been lauded by critics and audiences alike. Disney has recently revealed plans of creating a Broadway adaptation of the film.
Among the film’s awards are Best Animated Feature in the recently held Critics Choice Awards, Golden Globe Awards, and BAFTA Awards. The film has also been nominated for Best Animated Film and Best Original Song in the upcoming Academy Awards in March.
The film’s theme song “Let It Go,” has earned over 99 million hits on YouTube, with several covers and versions of the song.
Following the film’s worldwide success, Disney released a multilingual version of the song, featuring 25 languages that include Russian, Cantonese, Thai, and Japanese, among others.
The song was written by Filipino American Robert Lopez and his wife Kristen Anderson-Lopez. Should it be awarded the Oscar for Best Original Song, Robert Lopez shall join an exclusive group of people who have won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar, and a Tony (EGOT).
Watch the Frozen trailer here:
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