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

Posted by
Katie Roberts on May 13, 2013

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 spe...

'Brave' Heroine Merida to Become 11th Disney Princess

Posted by
Drew Taylor on May 3, 2013

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 officiall...

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

Posted by
Eric Larnick on November 13, 2012

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, w...

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

Posted by
Alex Jeffries on July 3, 2012

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 expec...

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

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on June 24, 2012

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 Story...

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

Posted by
Sandie Chen on June 21, 2012

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 June 21, 2012

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. Feat...

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

Posted by
Eric Larnick on June 21, 2012

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 wan...

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