I am going to be honest...I enjoyed it but I think Tangled is better. There I said it...needed to get that off my chest. :) The plot reminds me of Pocahontas...there were several similarities.
Brave had a very neat story line about a girl chasing her dreams but hurting her mother and others trying to chase it. She gets mixed up in bad news when she met a witch who she thinks will help her solve her problems. This can be applied to our every day lives simply by reminding ourselves that the enemy will try to get a foothold in any way possible just like the witch!
Within the story there are 2 bears and my 4 year old and her 6 year old friend both were a bit frightened but they handled it well! I do think that some of the story went over my 4 year old's head but she still seemed to enjoy it by the way she was talking about it on the way home.
The main thing I took away from the movie is communication! Yep good ole' communication!! The mother/daughter relationship at the beginning of the movie is no where near what I want for my daughter and I. I pray that my daughter will allow me to help guide her in finding the right spouse for her, but I also do not want to dictate every thing for her either. I know God has big plans for her so I want to encourage her in those but not make things a chore for her. I hope other mom's out there see the movie and agree with me that our role is so much more then what we see at the beginning of the movie. I want to find the talents God has given my daughter and help her grow in them! :) Can I get an AMEN! :)
Overall, I will probably see this movie again because I know my daughter will want to watch it again, and I do recommend it for you and your children. :) Please do not forget about the bear scenes, or at least prepare your kids for the little bit of scariness.