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Movie Review: Brave

Posted in Reviews! with tags , , , , , on 06/21/2012 by McCutcheon

Stars: Kelly MacDonald, Emma Thompson, Billy Connolly, Julie Walters

Rated PG for scary action and rude humor, 100 minutes, Family/Animation/Adventure

Compare to: The Little Mermaid (1989), Brother Bear (2003)

After last year’s Cars 2, Pixar showed that for the first time, they were able to make a movie that wasn’t universally loved by all. I actually don’t care for Finding Nemo (2003) either but when I say that I get looks as though I made a joke about the Holocaust. People love everything that’s put out by Disney and/or Pixar and rarely ever is there a release that’s met with mixed reviews and ‘meh’ reactions. After reading a couple reviews by critics I somewhat admire, I was a little skeptical because a these particular reviews were no bueno. Yet after finally watching Brave for myself, I’m pretty pleased to say that while it might not be the most original script, and might not end up having the complete everlasting effect so many Disney movies have had on audiences, this is still a solid movie and well worth the watch. Continue reading