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With its first ‘princess’ movie, Brave, Pixar recovers from the creative (though not financial) disaster that was Cars 2. The story of Merida, the tomboy teen at the heart of Brave, takes familiar princess tropes and spins them enough to feel fresh and fun. And, as always, the animation is stunning.

Unfortunately, Pixar has stiffed DVD buyers with only an audio commentary track and two shorts (one of which is very disappointing).

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Disney Pixar’s Brave arrives on Blu-ray, November 13th in several different combo packs. We take a look at the 3D, 5 Disc version. Brave will be available on Blu-ray/DVD November 13, 2012.

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GeekScholars Movie NewsTONS of preview reviews on this week’s episode of GeekScholars Movie News! We’ve got something for everyone as we look at the recently released trailers for: The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2, Anna Karenina, Monsters University, and Dredd. Four very, very different films, so listen in to hear what we thought.

After that, we jump right into our review of Pixar’s latest, Brave. GeekScholars Fox and Jill were on duty again this week, and like most other critics, they had some mixed feelings on the highly anticipated film.

Finally, during the quickies portion of the show, the GeekScholars discuss the latest happenings regarding a bevy of films including: a biopic of Texas Rangers’ Josh Hamilton, White House Taken, Transformers 4, The Wolf of Wall Street, and a potential Sesame Street movie.

 

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Brave – Just Seen It Movie Review

Posted by   on June 23, 2012

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Princess Merida defies custom and her mother’s wishes to be married. But her recklessness unleashes a horrible curse on her family. With the future of her kingdom is jeopardy, only she can break the curse.

Starring the voices of Kelly Macdonald, Billy Connolly and Emma Thompson.
Written and Directed by Mark Andrews, Brenda Chapman, and Steve Purcell.
Produced by Katherine Sarafian and John Lassiter.
Genre: Animated Historical Drama.
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With its first ‘princess’ movie, Brave, Pixar recovers from the creative (though not financial) disaster that was Cars 2. The story of Merida, the tomboy teen at the heart of Brave, takes familiar princess tropes and spins them enough to feel fresh and fun. And, as always, the animation is stunning.

[click to continue…]

Grade: A-

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The newest trailer for Pixar’s Brave is the most intriguing and entertaining so far. It also signals Pixar’s recovery from the lame, action movie heroics of Cars 2 to a solid, character-driven adventure. Plus Gaelic folk music! I am so there!

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