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Review: Disney/Pixar’s Brave


Disney Pixar’s Brave
released in theaters in the summer of 2012, and Animator Island partnered with the UK’s Skwigly Animation Magazine to bring you a review from one artist to another! How does the movie stand up under the critical eye of an animator? Click here to read the full Brave review!

An excerpt:

Pixar usually manages to suck me into the movie experience more than most studios, because their care for animation is at a level well above almost anyone else. Brave did an excellent job of continuing that tradition. Very few times did I notice something off at all from an animation perspective. Unfortunately there were quite a few things that were perfectly “right” and I just didn’t personally ENJOY the movement or style choices they made. For example…

Find out which things worked and which didn’t in the full review of Brave here.

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8 comments

  1. Mike Vercherung says:

    You were a lot kinder to it than I would have been lol! I thought it was pretty bad for a pixar movie. When you put it next to somehting like Finding Nemo it can’t even compare at all.

    I thought the kid brothers were funny tho.

  2. narutoman says:

    I think it was the worst Pixar movie, yea including Cars. I don’t think they know what there doing anymore and I bet the next film flops big time.

    • J.K. Riki says:

      Well the next film is a “sequel” (prequel) to Monsters Inc, so I think based on that alone it will do very well at the box office! Brave may not have been the best of the bunch, but I wouldn’t spell doom and gloom for Pixar just yet.

  3. Kara says:

    All I know is I want a stuffed little brother teddy bear. (0.0)

    • Graham says:

      wrote a post on Ben and his work on the film Wall-E. Now he’s the subject of a new book and a story on NPR about his iconic work. Wall-E is the best.

  4. Bell says:

    Its like you read my thoughts! Not great not terrible. Somewhere in the middle.

  5. Genzio Sallieone says:

    Finally saw it on DVD. It sucked. Bring on Incredibles 2.

  6. Jordan says:

    Brave won the Oscar for best animated film so it looks like most people disagree with you about the movie. :P

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