The movie: "Brave"
When: Opening Friday at local theaters
Cast: The voices of Kelly Macdonald, Emma Thompson, Billy Connolly, Craig Ferguson and Julie Walters
Directors: Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman
The story: Merida, a young princess and gifted archer determined to be her own woman, accidentally unleashes chaos and a horrible curse on her kingdom in the latest animated tale from Pixar.
The buzz: Did we mention it’s from Pixar? It’s the first of the studio’s blockbusters centered on a young girl, so just try keeping your daughters away from it. Your sons, on the other hand …
– CHRISTOPHER LAWRENCE