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'Brave' Director Brenda Chapman Calls Disney's Princess Merida Makeover 'Atrocious'

Posted by
Katie Roberts on May 13th, 2013 3:01PM

The recent decision to revamp the image of Merida, the young Scottish heroine of Pixar's "Brave," into a glamorous Disney princess has faced harsh backlash, and now the character's creator is also...

'Brave' Heroine Merida to Become 11th Disney Princess

Posted by
Drew Taylor on May 3rd, 2013 11:43AM

The marketing and merchandising juggernaut known as the Disney Princess line is about to induct its newest member: Merida, from Pixar's "Brave." (This is the first time a Pixar character has...

New DVD Blu-Ray: 'Brave,' 'The Watch'

Posted by
Eric Larnick on Nov 13th, 2012 3:18PM

Moviefone's New Release Pick of the Week "Brave" What's It About? Pixar's latest feature tells the story of Princess Merida, a headstrong- archery-loving teenager, living in feudal Scotland,...

'Brave' Easter Eggs: Pixar Sneaks In 'Toy Story,' 'Monsters Inc.' References (PHOTOS)

Posted by
Alex Jeffries on Jul 3rd, 2012 11:23AM

Casual Pixar fans have come to expect a lot from each movie, including boundary-pushing animation, an incredible story and at least one A-list comedian. However, die-hard Pixar fans have come to...

'Brave' Comes Out On Top At Box Office, Scores Pixar's 13th Straight No. 1 Film

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on Jun 24th, 2012 10:49AM

LOS ANGELES - A new Disney princess has ascended to the box-office throne with a No. 1 debut for Pixar Animation's "Brave." The latest from the makers of "WALL-E," "Finding Nemo" and the "Toy...

Is Princess Merida Of 'Brave' Disney's Best Female Role Model? (OPINION)

Posted by
Sandie Chen on Jun 21st, 2012 4:02PM

Merida from "Brave" is not your typical Disney princess. Pixar's first female protagonist may be beautiful, but she is not in any way dreaming of her prince to come. Instead, the firstborn heir of the...

'Brave': No More Prince Charming

Posted by
on Jun 21st, 2012 10:47AM

Everyone knows about the classic Disney tropes -- the princesses, the princes, the true love, the happily-ever-afters. That's where Disney's latest, Brave, wanders away from regular expectations....

Kelly Macdonald, Voice Of Princess Merida, On 'Brave,' Scotland And Being A Role Model

Posted by
Eric Larnick on Jun 21st, 2012 9:49AM

The star of Pixar's latest feature, "Brave," is Princess Merida, a Scottish lass who must carry on with family tradition and find a royal suitor. But Merida wants nothing to do with tradition; she...

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