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Operation Kino 68: Boys vs. Girls On Brave

This week on Operation Kino we're grabbing our bows and arrows and riding through the glen with our hair flowing in the breeze, as we review the new Pixar effort Brave. (Fair warning: our review of Brave contains some spoilers, so you might not want to listen until after you've seen it) From there we talk about an issue that comes up a little bit in conversations about Brave, namely whether something being relatable also makes it good. But before any of that, we have a lightning round inspired by Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, and then tidbits, in which Da7e runs down the recent controversy about Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, David eulogizes Andrew Sarris and talks about To Rome With Love, Katey and Patches debate the merits of Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, and Patches praises Paul Auster's New York Trilogy. We end, as always, with your lightning round answers for dessert.

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00:00-00:48 Lightning Round

01:04 - 26:27 Introductions and Tidbits

26:47 - 47:58 Brave reviewed (with MILD SPOILERS)

48:20 - 1:05:03 Discussing relatability vs. quality in art

1:05:03-1:10:17 Dessert!

This week's music breaks:

Mumford and Sons & Brdy - Learn Me Right (Brave Soundtrack)

The Bear Necessities - Kidzone

UR So F***ed - Infected Mushroom

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