Bee Season Reviews

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October 21, 2006
September 8, 2006
Words and letters may hold all the secrets of the universe, but 104 minutes wasn't enough to hold and resolve all the secrets and mysteries of Bee Season.
July 1, 2006
Those seeking transcendence here will surely be disappointed.
April 1, 2006
February 21, 2006
Perhaps the film's disparate subplots are given due attention in the book, but it all feels unfocused and jammed together here.
December 22, 2005
Os dez minutos finais de projeo parecem pertencer a um outro filme. Bem ruim, por sinal.
December 8, 2005
Something like a dream Madonna might've had while she nodded off during Spellbound...
December 6, 2005
This is second-rate Hallstrm, drama plus whimsy that, when rubbed together, creates not friction and fire, but a nubbing-down of both elements.
December 6, 2005
We're knee-deep in tastefully presented balderdash.
December 6, 2005
A visual feast, but a spiritual famine.
December 6, 2005
No, Bee Season is just plain awful. That's right, awful, A-W-F-U-L, awful, and if that doesn't spell out my feelings succinctly I don't know what will.
December 6, 2005
A tiresome piece of claptrap masquerading as family drama.
December 6, 2005
December 6, 2005
The premise is intriguing, but the oddly toned screenplay is a mostly opaque and convoluted string of dramatically convenient yet inconsistent assumptions.
December 6, 2005
This aloof, often cold drama may be too cerebral for its own good, as it fails to explain some of its more mystical elements.
November 28, 2005
fragmented, a film with several provocative ideas and a few strong scenes but no sense of fulfillment and considerably less emotional impact than it should have.
November 28, 2005
Intriguingly, it can be viewed as a thrill-less update of a Val Lewton thriller... It asks the viewer to decide whether its characters are crazy, cursed or blessed as they encourage the incursion of the supernatural into their lives.
November 25, 2005
McGehee and Siegel have never met a mundane event they couldn't turn into an epiphany.
November 23, 2005
[A] pretentious family-in-crisis drama ...
November 23, 2005
Despite the advance buzz, you can spell it murky and meandering.
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