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Review: Brave, 2012, dir. Mark Andrews & Brenda Chapman

Review: Brave, 2012, dir. Mark Andrews & Brenda Chapman


​It’s no secret that I’ve been eagerly awaiting ​the release of ​Brave​ since 2009 (back when it still bore the superior title of ​The Bear and the Bow​); it hits theaters today, and it turns out there’s bad news and good news. The bad news about Brave is that it’s lesser Pixar. The good news is that lesser Pixar is still magical, transporting, and beautiful. Continue reading

Review: An Education, 2009, dir. Lone Scherfig


A critical darling of 2009, Lone Scherfig’s An Education approaches its subject matter– the blossoming relationship shared by Carey Mulligan’s not-yet-of-age schoolgirl and Peter Sarsgaard’s cultured and much older gentleman– with such a deft hand as to negate any potential for casting a lecherous taint upon the story. By any account, this should be treated … Continue reading