BRAVE | Review

Even among Pixar's successes Brave stands out visually
Kelly MacDonald, Billy Connolly and Emma Thompson
Directed by Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman

With “Cars 2” last year, Pixar created what should have been their first direct-to-dvd movie. “Brave” is not as bad but still enough reason to worry about the mouse houses most cherished production company. Kelly Macdonald, of “Boardwalk Empire”, voices Merida, the young princess in the Scottish kingdom of DunBroch, who would rather be out being a tomboy than in training with her domineering ... more >

Cars 2

A wild ride compliments of Pixar
Owen Wilson, Larry the Cable Guy and Michael Caine
Directed by John Lasseter and Brad Lewis

Imagine that after “Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace” George Lucas ditched the whole Anakin/Vader storyline and turned “Attack of the Clones” over to Jar Jar Binks. If you can imagine that without crawling into a mental fetal position, then you can imagine “Cars 2.” In this animated sequel from Disney’s Pixar studio, Owen Wilson’s neurotic race car Lightning McQueen turns over the keys ... more >