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Disneynature Bears Reviews

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August 14, 2014
I'm not suggesting that every nature film narrator should sound like David Attenborough, but John C. Reilly really seems an odd choice.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
August 12, 2014
Not without its contrivances as it caters to younger audiences, "Bears" is a nonetheless earnest, adorable real-life adventure.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
August 11, 2014
With its touching story, beautiful scenery, and stunning camerawork, "Bears" becomes another worthwhile documentary in the Disneynature library.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
May 12, 2014
constructs a compelling narrative out of what must have been an enormous amount of footage, focusing on the age-old trope of the journey to give the bears' plight for survival a sense of sincere thematic heft
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
May 9, 2014
"And luckily, the movie does gets out of its own way (eventually) and tells a somewhat engaging, 'true-life' nature tale."
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
May 7, 2014
aimed to be child-friendly and soft pedals some of the harsher realities of bear life
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
May 1, 2014
A visual experience through and through, one that offers eye-popping delights at every turn.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
April 25, 2014
Much as I tried to avoid it, it was sometimes difficult to keep Werner Herzog's voice from creeping in over John C. Reilly's narration.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
April 24, 2014
Although bears most certainly can be adorable creatures, 'Bears,' the latest Disney documentary to celebrate Earth Day, turns the cuteness level up a bit too high.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
April 24, 2014
Nature movie fans will enjoy seeing the incredible cinematography of these magnificent creatures in the wild.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
April 22, 2014
Sincere and unexpectedly good, the film happily reintroduces another element of classic kids' movies: a tidy 77-minute run time.
April 20, 2014
Engrossing and engaging - and the closing credits reveal behind-the-scenes glimpses of filming in the wild.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
April 19, 2014
Huge bears, cute bears, stunning vistas and an age-old story of survival, the G-rated "Bears" is fine entertainment for families and animal lovers.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
April 18, 2014
What's amazing about the documentary, though, is that it's oftentimes just as engaging as the Disney bears that play in jug bands or crave ooey-gooey honey.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
April 18, 2014
Some tense moments in Disney's nature documentary.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
April 18, 2014
A wondrous experience for cubs and mama bears alike.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
April 18, 2014
A barely bearable bear nature flick. Great cinematography. Boring story & script.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
April 18, 2014
So much about Bears is awesome in the classic sense of the word.
April 18, 2014
You gotta give paying audiences -- especially strapped family audiences -- more than this.(Full Content Review for Parents also Available)
April 18, 2014
"Bears" could have used a lot more science; more substantive information in the place of wacky one-liners. Still, the images trump everything.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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