Hot Stuff: The PopMatters Summer 2012 Movie Preview (June) | 1 May 2012 // 5:00 PM
June arrives on full film fire, with a new one from Pixar, a look at a Presidential monster killer, and Ridley Scott's return to a certain extraterrestrial franchise...
The Mother Daughter Drama in 'Brave' | 13 Nov 2012 // 4:10 PM
Perhaps the most courageous thing about Brave is how it shows princesshood not as a station to aspire to, but a burden to be freed from.
'Brave' Is About a Mom and Her Daughter | 22 Jun 2012 // 12:48 AM
When Elinor is gesturing the great story of her daughter's history and legacy and wonderfulness, literally over the heads of men, Brave represents an experience that so many mothers and daughters have shared, but rarely see in a movie.