Brave - review and trailer
Watch the Brave trailer and read our review of Pixar's latest film
With past achievements including the ‘Toy Story’ trilogy, ‘Finding Nemo’ and ‘Wall-E’, Pixar has pushed the envelope for digital animation so many times that there’s a tiny bit of disappointment involved when its latest offering turns out to be merely really good rather than an absolute knockout.
True, it does offer the company’s first female heroine, a tomboy-ish medieval Scots princess, Merida (delightfully voiced by Kelly Macdonald). But its blend of warrior adventure, parental bonding, scary bits and cute hi-jinks leans more to established, slightly predictable Disney formulae than usual. ‘McMulan’, anyone?Read review of Brave