The date June 22nd has held an odd importance in my home. It isn’t a birthday, an anniversary or day of some atonement of one sort or another (as if I was an atoning sort). No, Friday June 22nd is the day that Brave comes out. In full disclosure my six-year-old daughter saw the much anticipated Scottish saga on June 17th, ‘cos her mom writes about movies and all. Oh, and she gets bonus points for getting to see the film at a private screening room at Disney’s animation studios in Burbank. But still, June 22nd didn’t loss it’s luster, especially since that is the day – and the start of the week – when all her summer vacationing friends will be able to see it.
For the kids there are some things they need to know. There is a cool princess named Merida. She’s rad. It gets a little scary. Hold on to mommy or daddy’s hand. And no, you can’t get a real archery set…yet.
But you parents? There are other things you should know about before going to the movie. Here are five things to know about Brave before you head to the theater: