Pixar's Brave coming to Blu-ray 3D in November

Disney-Pixar has announced that the animated film BRAVE will be available on Blu-ray in a 5-Disc Blu-ray Ultimate Collector’s Edition (Blu-ray 3D/2-disc Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy) Combo Pack as well as a 3-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack on November 13, 2012.

Pixar's Brave BD

Pixar’s BRAVE follows the heroic journey of the headstrong, young adventurer Merida (voiced by Kelly Macdonald from HBO’s ‘Boardwalk Empire). Merida is determined to carve her own path in life and confronts tradition and defies an age-old custom that inadvertently unleashes chaos and forces her to discover the true meaning of bravery. Alongside Kelly Macdonald, BRAVE features the voice talents of: Billy Connolly, Emma Thompson, Julie Walters, Robbie Coltrane, Kevin McKidd, Craig Ferguson and John Ratzenberger.

Pixar’s BRAVE did fantastic at the box office this summer brining in over $220 million and received rave reviews. You can check out our review of Pixar’s BRAVE by clicking the link.

Special features for Pixar’s BRAVE include:

  • The Legend of Mor’du Short ­
  • Brave Old World ­ Fans will watch as members of the “Brave”
    production team investigate Scotland, exploring its land, culture, people
    and dialects. The research they gathered was brought thrillingly to life in
    the film.  Also, fans will hear what actress Emma Thompson (voice of Queen
    Elinor) thinks of Pixar¹s take on her homeland.
  • Merida & Elinor ­ With the creation of Merida and Elinor, the Pixar
    filmmakers delved deep into the relationship between mother and daughter.
    Highlighting contrasts in character design, clothing, animation, voicing,
    even hairstyle, watch how the filmmakers explored this most important of
    relationships.
  • Bears ­ Take a look inside the art and design behind the bears in
    “Brave.” Each of the bears, gentle Mum-Bear and terrifying Mor’du, demanded
    a different approach to creating their physical appearance and personality.
  • Brawl in the Hall ­ A fascinating and hilarious inside look at the
    process of creating “Brave’s” fighting Scots, through animation, crowd
    simulation and fight choreography ­ not to mention a room full of grunting
    men whose vocal chortles added authenticity to the raucous scene.
  • Wonder Moss ­ Fans will explore how “Brave’s” technical artists
    examined the real Scottish countryside and studied the laws of nature, then
    turned these findings into computer codes that would blanket Merida’s
    Scotland in lush moss, lichen and bracken.
  • Magic ­The magic and mystery of Scotland is revealed to fans in this
    charming feature about the legends ­ from mystical potions to the
    will-o’-the-wisps ­ seen in “Brave.”
  • Clan Pixar ­ At Pixar, getting into character is a team effort. From
    making Haggis to Kilt Fridays to celebrating the Scottish poet Robert Burns,
    fans will see how the “Brave” production crew truly embraced Scottish themes
    and customs fueled the Pixar crew throughout the creation of “Brave.”
  • Once Upon A Scene ­ A closer look at the evolution of the storylines
    throughout the production of the film, including alternative openings to the
    film and many deleted scenes.
  • Extended Scenes ­ Three separate scenes are highlighted in their
    extended form. Director Mark Andrews discusses the decision making process
    that led to the shortened versions of these scenes.
  • Director Commentary

    BLU-RAY DISC 2 INCLUDES:

  • “Fergus & Mor’du” An Alternate Opening ­ Once upon a time, “Brave”
    had a different opening scene. Eventually cut from the film, fans can see it
    in its entirety in this bonus feature narrated by the film¹s director Mark
    Andrews.
  • Fallen Warriors Montage ­ A selection of deleted shots that were cut
    from the film late in production are presented to fans in various stages of
    completion through a video montage narrated by director Mark Andrews.
  • Dirty Hairy People ­ Fans will enjoy this uproarious bonus feature
    discussing the development of “Brave’s” Scots ­ including the design of
    their hair, attire, and dirt-crusted physiques.
  • It is EnglishŠSort Of ­ This bonus feature helps fans interpret some
    of the more Scottish lines in the film, thanks to the real Scottish actors
    who play the key characters and contributed their own dialects and sayings.
  • Angus ­ A look at Merida¹s most trusted companion, Angus, a mighty
    Clydesdale.
  • The Tapestry ­ Fans will learn the story behind this embroidered
    emblem of family unity, which was lovingly crafted by “Brave’s” team of
    artists.
  • Promotional Pieces ­ This bonus includes promotional clips for
    “Brave,” including: “Feast Yer Eyes,” “Relics,” “Clan DunBroch,” “Launch,”
    and more.
  • Art Gallery ­ A selection of breathtaking art from the creation of
    the film, showcasing characters, sets, scenes and stunning landscapes.
  • Wee Gaffes ­ A video montage of simulation, animation and shot
    bloopers.
  • Renaissance Animation Man ­ Get a look at Director Mark Andrews’ love
    of Scotland, sword-fighting, music and more!
  • Teasers and Sneak Peeks

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