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It's clear at this point that Pixar's track record is the best in the business, so why fight the fact that you want to see "Brave" so bad?
Yeah, it's about a princess, but did we mention that Princess Merida (Kelly Macdonald) of the Scottish kingdom of DunBroch is an arrow-shooting, bear-battling badass of the highest caliber? She ain't bad lookin' neither, especially if you dig redheads. Let this latest animated masterpiece cast a spell on you with these four clips.
You lucky Kiwis! Its cool enough that you actually live in Middle Earth itself, but now you get to venture down Peter Jackson's Hobbit hole (alright, that sounds dirty) two weeks bloody early.
The Hollywood Reporter has let it be known that native New Zealanders have first dibs on scoping out "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" when it's released there on November 28, well before it bows worldwide on December 12. Get More »
The treacherous expedition to Lonely Mountain has gained another traveler.
It's definitely the more the merrier when it comes to "The Hobbit," as "Boondock Saints" star Billy Connolly has joined director Peter Jackson's two-part Tolkien adaptation, according to Deadline.
Connolly joins the campaign to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor from the fearsome dragon Smaug in the role of Dain Ironfoot, a fearsome Dwarf warrior and cousin to Thorin Oakenshield (Richard Armitage). He's also the final actor to be cast in "The Hobbit." Get More »
"Brave" heroine Princess Merida might be royalty, but she's no shrinking violet. And now we have the photographic evidence to prove it.
Pixar has released its first official still from the film, which will be released next summer, and it features the fiery Scottish redhead aiming her bow and arrow right at the camera. Duck and cover! Merida's interest in archery is discouraged, of course, and after a rebellious tussle with the 'rents, some unknown horribleness descends upon her daddy's kingdom.
We're hoping that means it's up to her to save the day and not some dorky prince dude with a butt chin. Get More »