Monday May 20
Disney stands behind sexy new 'Brave' look
Consumer watchdogs took aim at the Walt Disney Company again last week, objecting vociferously to the studio's redesign of Merida, the fiery heroine in the Oscar-winning "Brave." Parents to girls especially decried the character's sexualization, pointing out that her frizzy red hair has been tamed, her neckline dropped, her waist narrowed, her ... (more)
Sat May 18, 2013
Cinema Del Ray: 'Brave'
The 2012 computer-animated Disney-Pixar film "Brave" will be shown outdoors and free of charge Saturday, May 18, in the field next to Mount Vernon Recreation Center .
Fri May 17, 2013
Disney Princess Merida: Studio gets backlash to sexy makeover
The Disney Princess Merida , star of Pixar's "Brave" is new to the "princess collection," but fans - and her director/creator Brenda Chapman - want her to stay just as she was in the animated film.
Thu May 16, 2013
The New Zealand Herald
Disney cuts controversial Princess Merida makeover
Merida, a headstrong red-headed princess with unkempt hair and a normal figure in the 2012 animated film, was given narrowed hips, altered hair and a redesigned dress for an upcoming toy line.
Wed May 15, 2013
Disney Yanks Made Over 'Merida' Amid Backlash
Amidst the upheavel that BRAVE 's 'Merida' had undergone a sexualized makeover for her induction into the Disney Princess ranks, the company has promptly yanked her from its website .
Bucket List Adventure: A 'brave' adventure with Disney
Mom and Dad may relish family time unplugged from workday electronics, and grandparents admire the beauty of a rolling green landscape given over to rugged coastlines and pristine lochs, Highland ponies and paint-splotched sheep.
The Daily Democrat
'Brave' creator blasts Disney for 'blatant sexism' in princess makeover
In this image taken from the Yahoo Shine parenting blog, the different versions of the Merida character are shown.
Tue May 14, 2013
Brave character's sexist 'remake' triggers outrage
Disney is being flailed by critics for producing a glammed-up, thinner and sorta sexualized version of Princess Merida, from the Pixar film Brave , for her entry into the Disney Princesses Collection.
Mon May 13, 2013
Brave director slams Princess Merida redesign
The character's creator says Disney's new version of her hero 'send[s] a message that the original, realistic girl is inferior' Disney has been fiercely criticised for creating a "glammed-up" version of Princess Merida from the Pixar fantasy fairytale Brave for a new toy line.
Sun May 12, 2013
Free Movie Under the Stars in Polliwog Park
The community will be treated to a free movie in Polliwog Park on Saturday, May 18th starting at 8 p.m. The public may bring blankets, low-back beach chairs, and food to dine on, according to the city website .
Sat May 11, 2013
Video: Princess Merida and proud mom attend Magic Kingdom coronation ceremony
Princess Merida had her official coronation at the Magic Kingdom on May 11 to welcome her into the ranks of the Disney Princesses.
Fri May 10, 2013
Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch
Merida from 'Brave' gets sexy makeover
You're a pretty girl. You've got some acting chops. You come out to Hollywood and try to give the whole thing a go, and suddenly, you're just average.
WPTV Local News
Disney under fire for Princess makeover
Disney is coming under fire for what many parents are calling an unnecessary makeover to the main character in the movie, "Brave". Many parents say Disney wasn't 'brave' enough to leave Princess Merida as is.
Tue May 07, 2013
May 11 is a special day for Princess Merida at the Magic Kingdom
Princess Merida will have a special day at the Magic Kingdom this weekend. On May 11, she'll join the other princesses at Cinderella Castle and be officially welcomed into the Royal Court.
Albany Times Union
Princess Merida is not a Brat. She's a self-possessed horsewoman and an accomplished archer.
Mon May 06, 2013
Lincoln Daily News
Oscar winner Brenda Chapman returns home to Logan County
F riday afternoon, Lincoln Theater 4 was the place to be. Theater owner David Lanterman arranged a special showing of the Academy Award-winning animated feature "Brave" and a visit by his childhood friend Brenda Chapman, director of the movie.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Star Movies launches `Animation Domination` block for the summer
MUMBAI: Star India's English movie channel Star Movies will launch the 'Animation Domination' block from Monday to Friday at 7 pm next month.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Merida from 'Brave' officially named 11th Disney Princess
It was announced Monday that Merida, voiced by Kelly Macdonald , the lead character from Disney/Pixar's "Brave," is being crowned the eleventh official Disney Princess.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Young Merida may be a princess in the misty highlands of Scotland, but she isn't happy with her lot.