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A Bug's Life Reviews

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Stephen Hunter
Washington Post
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Clever as it is, the film lacks charm.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

January 1, 2000
Rob Gonsalves

Doesn't merit much enthusiasm or indignation; it just skitters across your consciousness, leaving no traces except a vague depression.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 2/5

August 11, 2007
Dustin Putman

The film itself, unfortunately, is a lifeless, unamusing contraption without any of the flair or excitement of, Toy Story.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 1.5/4

January 1, 2000
Harvey S. Karten

A Bug's Life has dialogue that will tire adults who were intellectually challenged by the colloquy in The Waterboy.

Full Review Source: Compuserve | Original Score: 7/10

January 1, 2000
Peter Keough
Boston Phoenix

Whereas Antz finds some of its edgy inspiration in Kafka by way of Woody Allen, A Bug's Life is mired comfortably in the pastel mediocrity of Gumby.

Full Review Source: Boston Phoenix

January 1, 2000
Gary Thompson
Philadelphia Daily News

Will seem naggingly familiar to those who have already seen Antz!

January 1, 2000
Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

Of all of Pixar's films, it's the first and thus far only one whose pleasures are almost completely reserved for the diaper set.

Full Review Source: Film Freak Central | Original Score: 2/4

July 13, 2003
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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I enjoyed the use of animation to visualize a world that could not be seen in live action and could not be created with special effects.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3.5/4

January 1, 2000
James Berardinelli
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A Bug's Life, like Toy Story, develops protagonists we can root for, and places them in the midst of a fast-moving, energetic adventure.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 3.5/4

January 1, 2000
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies

You'll need to see it twice to appreciate the scope of the movie's visual wit and technological mastery. It also has the funniest credit sequence I have ever seen -- be sure to watch all the way to the end to enjoy it.

| Original Score: 5/5

January 1, 2000
Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Cute animated tale with some mild peril and scary bugs.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 5/5

December 21, 2010
Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal
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This animated fable teems with vivid creatures standing on their own countless feet.

Full Review Source: Wall Street Journal

June 25, 2011
Garth Franklin
Dark Horizons

| Original Score: 3.5/5

April 2, 2005
Todd McCarthy
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Lasseter and Pixar broke new technical and aesthetic ground in the animation field with Toy Story, and here they surpass it in both scope and complexity of movement while telling a story that overlaps Antz in numerous ways.

Full Review Source: Variety

January 1, 2000
Mark R. Leeper

There are moments of really good humor.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 7/10

January 1, 2000
Peter Brunette
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Entertaining and Enchanting!

January 1, 2000
Christopher Null

Genuinely funny

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 4/5

January 1, 2000
Derek Adams
Time Out
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Pixel perfect.

Full Review Source: Time Out

June 24, 2006
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

Forget Antz. A Bug's Life is the computer-animated insect movie that really buzzes.

Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4

June 21, 2002
Emily Blunt
Blunt Review

A masterpiece! Too bold a statement you say? No way, Jose! You'll never pick up a can of Raid again.

Full Review Source: Blunt Review | Original Score: 4/4

January 1, 2000
Matt Prigge
January 1, 2000

Sight and Sound
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