Song of the Day #4,470: ‘Touch the Sky’ – Julie Fowlis

Continuing my countdown of every Pixar movie…

#20. Brave (2012)
(down one spot from previous ranking)

As a follow-up to the disappointing Cars 2, Brave wasn’t exactly a sign that Pixar had righted the ship.

It took 13 films for the studio to finally feature a female protagonist, but the result feels more in line with Disney’s traditional princess lineup than Pixar’s work.

A thin plot and an overreliance on slapstick humor take away from an otherwise touching story about a mother-daughter relationship.

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