'Frozen' wins Oscar for animated feature film

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Monday, March 3, 2014


LOS ANGELES — Disney's fairytale musical "Frozen" has won the Oscar for best animated feature.

The 3-D film about a magically icy princess and her sister was directed by Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee, with voicing by Idina Menzel, Kristen Bell and Josh Gad. It's loosely based on the 19th century Hans Christian Andersen fairytale, "The Snow Queen," and features the catchy tween anthem "Let It Go."

Other nominees Sunday were: "The Croods"; "Despicable Me 2"; "Ernest & Celestine"; and "The Wind Rises.

Idina Menzel
This Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014 photo shows Tony Award winning actress, singer and songwriter, Idina Menzel, in New York. Menzel will perform her nominated song "Let It Go" from the "Frozen" soundtrack at the Academy Awards on Sunday. (AP Photo)


The 86th Academy Awards are airing live on ABC from the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, with Ellen DeGeneres as host. (AP)

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