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Dome Pondering Movie Review: Brave (2012)

What is it about? 

A princess defies a normal custom and brings chaos to her Kingdom. After a wish gone wrong, she must now rely on her bravery and her archery skills to reverse the curse before it becomes permanent at sunrise. 

Who is in it? 

Kelly McDonald - Merida

Billy Connolly - Fergus

Emma Thompson - Elinor

Favorite Scene: 

After being turned into a bear, Queen Elinor tries to maintain her queen-like characteristics within the body of a bear. 

Favorite Quote: 

"There are those who say fate is something beyond our command. That destiny is not our own, but I know better. Our fate lives within us, you only have to be brave enough to see it. "


Brave is yet another solid animation from Pixar. It amazes me how well-written and meaningful much of these films usually are in comparison to normal films. Brave is no exception. With an interesting twist on the typical fairy-tale royal characters, this viking kingdom is filled with Scottish accents, quirky characters, and of course, a wonderful lesson that everyone of all ages can appreciate. 

Brave is not on the level of Cars or Toy Story, but it is a solid film without any major flaws that will thoroughly entertain. 

Very much recommended. 

Grade: 3/5

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