A Bug's Life Reviews

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June 20, 2019
The same year's Antz is the better film (at least for adults), though there's plenty to enjoy in what over the long term has been revealed as a relatively minor Pixar project.
April 29, 2019
The writing all around is really good.
January 2, 2016
An entirely beguiling little adventure that advancing technology and a vastly different marketplace haven't robbed of its merits.
February 17, 2012
The colours are vivid, the detail incredible and the vocal performances, led by Foley, are fine. Happily, it works on both a child's and adult's level.
September 7, 2011
A Bug's Life may be the single most amazing film I've ever seen that I couldn't fall in love with.
June 25, 2011
This animated fable teems with vivid creatures standing on their own countless feet.
December 21, 2010
Cute animated tale with some mild peril and scary bugs.
July 6, 2010
The rest of the film has similar fun mixing bug-world givens with anthropomorphism.
June 17, 2009
Promotes the classic American ethos of individualism without seeming preachy or narrow-minded, creating characters we enjoy, a story that's fun and visuals that sparkle.
May 29, 2009
pure joy--whimsical, funny, and downright entertaining
May 24, 2009
A Bug's Life [is] sure to endure as a superb children's entertainment. [Blu-ray]
October 29, 2008
Entertaining computer-animated fantasy epic.
October 18, 2008
September 1, 2008
The plot matures handsomely; the characters neatly converge and combust; the gags pay off with emotional resonance.
August 11, 2007
Doesn't merit much enthusiasm or indignation; it just skitters across your consciousness, leaving no traces except a vague depression.
June 20, 2007
Full of adventure, spectacle, light romance, and the kind of suspense that doesn't require an unpredictable outcome to make your spine tingle.
June 24, 2006
Pixel perfect.
December 6, 2005
A classic. It's better than the last several Disney animated films. PIXAR has stated they want to be the second successful feature animation studio. They're already there.
April 9, 2005
The witty dialog and contemporary humor keep things interesting and entertaining for the adults out there. The kids, even younger ones, have plenty to keep them occupied for 96 minutes.
April 2, 2005
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