Posts tagged Brave
Disney took both Oscars for the animation categories at the 85th Annual Academy Awards tonight! Congratulations to Paperman and Brave! it was nice to see Brenda Chapman on stage to accept the award for Brave.
Congratulations to Pixar’s Brave who sanged a Golden Globe on last night for Best Animated Feature Film. Making over $535.4 million in theaters worldwide, Brave takes the title of the most popular animated movie at the box office in 2012.
Director Mark Andrews said, “Holy cow. What an amazing company to be in. 2012 was an amazing year for animation. I would like to thank Brenda Chapman for coming up with this amazing story; John Lasseter, Ed Catmull, Jim Morris, Andrew Stanton, Pete Docter—my bosses, colleagues, peers and friends who gave me all the support, my incredible producer Katherine Sarafian, Bob Iger and everyone at Disney for being brave to do this film with this amazing heroine at the center of the film. Of course, my family, my wife Patricia, and my four children….Being Brave is about being true to yourself and allowing your loved ones that same freedom.”
If I could only I could from behind my Macbook in Brooklyn change my saturated black waves into messy red radiant locks and gallop on my trusty steed in the Highlands of Scotland. Like Miss France 2012 Delphine Wespiser embellished her look to match the rambunctious nature of Merida. As she practiced perfecting her archery skills which could come in handy if there was every another French x British war. I’m kidding! She does make a beautiful Merida right? Her mahogany curles rock! You can check out her mini archery video below and if you havent seen or picked up a copy of Disney/Pixar’s Brave (Five-Disc Ultimate Collector’s Edition: Blu-ray 3D / Blu-ray / DVD + Digital Copy) you can buy through my site via Amazon.
Here is a clip from the animated short in the Brave (Five-Disc Ultimate Collector’s Edition: Blu-ray 3D / Blu-ray / DVD + Digital Copy). Uncovers a new tale in the mysterious Highlands of Scotland where the impetuous Merida defies an age-old custom and inadvertently unleashes chaos, forcing her to discover the meaning of true bravery before it’s too late. Peep the clip below and you can order the Brave DVD through my site via Amazon now!
Check out two high resolution stills from Pixar’s animated short titled ‘Legend of Mor’du’ which will be featured on the Brave (Five-Disc Ultimate Collector’s Edition: Blu-ray 3D / Blu-ray / DVD + Digital Copy), available through my site via Amazon with a ship date of November 13, 2012. The short is a the back legend behind the demonic bear Mordu, told by the eccentric witch from the woods who transformed him into the monster he is. Check the rest of the images below and a clip bonus featuring ‘Merida & Elinor.’
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Check out this San Diego Comic Con exclusive, Dark Ink tapped artist Michael DePippo minimal poster entitled Change Your Fate. Inspired by the blockbuster animated film from Pixar/Disney’S Brave featuring Princess Merida. unfortunately the pre-order for this is over but maybe there will be a copy or two still for sale at SDCC.
Have you seen latest Disney/Pixar movie Brave yet? Well then you are missing out on some secret gems hidden within the film its self. Pixar “Easter eggs” as they are called and from my understanding this is a long-standing Pixar film tradition. Their top “Easter egg” is the iconic “Pixar Pizza Planet Truck.” Also in the Brave film you will also catch a glimpse of Monsters University character Sully hidden with in the wood. Other Pixar’s feature films have included other hidden gems referencing others. Oh and one more thing if you are familiar John Ratzenberger, has appeared in all of Pixar’s films too. In Brave Ratzenberger puts on a Scottish accent and voices Gordon, a guard. Check the picture below and try to find the hidden gem.
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So weird I was thinking about Monopoly just yesterday and wondering why they hadn’t come out with a movie themed Monopoly in a while then I see, they have! The collaborative forces of Disney/Pixar and USAopoly have come together to create the new themed, Monopoly: Brave Collector’s Edition board game. Giving the classic traditional game a new brave twist, inspired by the latest animated film from Pixar. I actually remember seeing the concept for this game, at this years past New York Toy Fair but was not allowed to take pictures of it since it was only a concept on display. In the Brave version of the game, the tokens are represented by a crown, bow, target, quiver, cake, and sword. There is also “Fate” and “Wishes” cards to determine your move on the board and your fate of the game. Monopoly: Brave Collector’s Edition is on sale now. You can buy it through my site via amazon below for $39.95. Also if you’re not looking to buy it and you are feeling lucky, USAopoly will be giveaway away a game board on their Facebook page tomorrow so make sure you check it and like it!
Excuse me if there will be a ton of Merida post in the next couple of days I am just hyping myself up for the official release. I definitely have a few things to blog about today, that are all things Brave! I would like to share with you this great gift idea being, introduced at the Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort. The new Brave-themed Disney Gift Card, inspired by the heroine from the Disney/Pixar animated film, the gift card depicts Merida and her fiery red hair, riding her trusted horse, Angus, against the beautiful Scottish landscape, brings the scene to life. I am a collector of specialty cards so I really want this one. The card is also available at DisneyGiftCard.com. Get yours today! Brave hits theaters June 22, 2012 in 3D.