“Brave” afraid of women

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I can’t think of one good male role model in Disney/Pixar’s “Brave.” Nor does it treat its female characters very well, either, although the full explanation requires a spoiler alert. Not that we don’t expect there to be a happy ending, but I was slightly surprised by *how* we get through the middle of the film. So I’ll leave that to later.

All the male characters–including and especially the King, who is our titular heroine Merida’s father–are ~read more~

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