It’s Christmas Eve and time to take a look at what’s new on Disney+ in Australia and New Zealand, which includes the release of “Encanto”.

Here’s the rundown:

Encanto

A girl in Colombia faces the frustration of being the only member of her family who doesn’t have magical powers.



Far From The Tree (Short)

Parenting is tough, especially when the stakes are high. On an idyllic beach in the Pacific Northwest, curiosity gets the better of a young raccoon whose frustrated parent attempts to keep them both safe. In the all-new Walt Disney Animation Studios animated short, Far From the Tree, this young raccoon will learn that while there is reason to be fearful, as danger lurks around every corner, it is still possible to live with an open heart.


Marvel’s Runaways S2 (NZ only)

The Runaways have left their homes (and evil parents) behind and now have to learn to live on their own. As they scavenge for food, search for shelter, and take care of one another, our kids begin to realize that, for better or worse, they’re stuck with each other. And it’s up to them to take down PRIDE once and for all. But someone sent a mysterious message to Jonah… Is there a mole in the Runaways? Meanwhile PRIDE is focused on finding their children, and Jonah has his own dangerous plan in mind.



Mr. & Mrs. Smith

A husband and wife struggle to keep their marriage alive until they realise they are both secretly working as assassins. Now, their respective assignments require them to kill each other.


Fight Club

Unhappy with his capitalistic lifestyle, a white-collared insomniac forms an underground fight club with Tyler, a careless soap salesman. Soon, their venture spirals down into something sinister.


Alvin And The Chipmunks

The fictional animated singing group Alvin and the Chipmunks created by Ross Bagdasarian have appeared in eight feature-length films since their debut.



Alvin And The Chipmunks: Chipwrecked

The Chipmunks and Chipettes are on a cruise ship when their pranks go overboard. They end up on a deserted, tropical island and soon discover that they are not really alone.


Alvin And The Chipmunks: The Road Chip

Alvin, Simon and Theodore believe that Dave is going to propose to his girlfriend Samantha in Miami. In a bid to retain their place in Dave’s life, the three set out to stop him.


Alvin And The Chipmunks: The Squeakquel

Back in school, Alvin, Simon and Theodore must save the school’s music programme by winning the battle of the bands. For this, they must beat Brittany, Eleanor and Jeanette, also called The Chipettes.



Gone Girl

Nick Dunne discovers that the entire media focus has shifted on him when his wife, Amy Dunne, mysteriously disappears on the day of their fifth wedding anniversary.


Birdman Or (The Unexpected Virtue Of Ignorance)

Riggan Thomson, a fading cinema star, plans to resurrect his career with a passionate Broadway production. However, during rehearsals, his co-star is injured forcing him to hire a new actor.


What are you looking forward to watching on Disney+ this weekend?











Roger Palmer

Roger has been a Disney fan since he was a kid and this interest has grown over the years. He has visited Disney Parks around the globe and has a vast collection of Disney movies and collectibles. He is the owner of What's On Disney Plus & DisKingdom. Email: Roger@WhatsOnDisneyPlus.com Twitter: Twitter.com/RogPalmerUK Facebook: Facebook.com/rogpalmeruk

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