Catch a Golden Globe winner, Marvel blockbusters, a medieval true story and more

Starting the year strong with a line-up of cinematic blockbusters, here are 5 must-watch titles to look forward to on Disney+ this month.

 

Encanto

 

 

Winner of the Golden Globe for Best Animated Feature Film, Encanto tells the story of an extraordinary family in an extraordinary town hidden in the mountains, filled with extraordinary people and wondrous magic. When the town’s magic is suddenly endangered, the film’s heroine and only child without a magical gift sets out to learn the truth and save her home. Now available on Disney+.

 

Eternals

 

 

Featuring an exciting new team made up of immortals, this new instalment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe follows a group of ancient heroes from beyond the stars who have protected Earth since the dawn of civilisation. When creatures long thought extinct resurface, and Earth’s existence hang in the balance, the Eternals are forced to reunite in order to defend humanity once again. Coming to Disney+ on 12 Jan.

 

The Ice Age Adventures of Buck Wild

 

 

The latest addition to the immensely popular Ice Age franchise, Buck Wild is an adventure-loving, dinosaur-hunting weasel who rescues two possum brothers trapped in a massive underground cave and together, they must face the unruly dinosaurs who inhabit the Lost World. Coming to Disney+ on 28 Jan.

 

The Last Duel

 

 

Based on a true story set in medieval France, a knight challenges his former friend to a Trial by Combat after his wife accuses the latter of raping her. The Last Duel is a gripping tale of betrayal, vengeance, justice, and power. Starring Matt Damon, Adam Driver, Jodie Comer, and Ben Affleck. Now available on Disney+.

 

X-Men: First Class

 

 

The fifth of the X-Men series, First Class is a riveting prequel that focuses on the relationship between Charles Xavier and Erik Lehnsherr before they became known as archenemies Professor X and Magneto as they work hand-in-hand to stop a global nuclear war. Now available on Disney+.