For one of its last traditional, 2D-animated projects, Walt Disney studio chose a story fabricated from tried-and-true elements. Take a headstrong kid with abandonment issues. Have him/her discover the true meaning of love and appreciation of family/culture. Add quirky and amusing sidekicks, tie the package together with heart-tugging pop tunes and voila! The products of this formula range in quality from the excellent LION KING (1994) to the utterly forgettable POCAHONTAS (1995), and BROTHER BEAR falls somewhere in the middle. Proud Inuit Kenai (voiced by Joaquin Phoenix) is anxious for the day he'll be declared a man, but must first learn to follow the path of his ...