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New Trailer for 'Brave' Decries Princesshood

Thompson on Hollywood By Anne Thompson & Sophia Savage | Thompson on Hollywood April 26, 2012 at 1:20PM

When Disney/Pixar's "Brave" finally arrives June 22, anti-princesses everywhere may have reason to celebrate. In the meantime, check out the new trailer below. The tomboy heroine with bow-and-arrow is reminiscent of current box office badass, "The Hunger Games"'s Katniss Everdeen. Immersed in Movies dives into "Brave" here, asserting that Pixar may have an Oscar contender. Judging from the first half hour screened in CinemaCon, that's a certainty.
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Brave, Princess Merida

When Disney/Pixar's "Brave" finally arrives June 22, anti-princesses everywhere may have reason to celebrate. In the meantime, check out the new trailer below. The tomboy heroine with bow-and-arrow is reminiscent of current box office badass, "The Hunger Games"'s Katniss Everdeen. Immersed in Movies dives into "Brave" here, asserting that Pixar may have an Oscar contender. Judging from the first half hour screened in CinemaCon, that's a certainty.

By the way, "Brave"'s princess also bears a striking resemblance to the weapon-wielding younger daughter Stark in "Game of Thrones." Check out the mash-up below.

This article is related to: Pixar , Walt Disney Pictures, Animation, Video, Trailers


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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.