Sep 2, 2020
The simple truth is that much of Bears feels cartoonish and far too light.
Feb 5, 2020
It's so magical to watch Disney blend nature and storytelling together in an epic adventure.
Nov 21, 2017
Overall, Bears holds a crossover appeal that should provide legitimate entertainment for the whole family. It's a fantastic documentary of the beautiful world we live in and some of the incredible creatures that live in it.
Aug 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.
Aug 12, 2014
Not without its contrivances as it caters to younger audiences, "Bears" is a nonetheless earnest, adorable real-life adventure.
Aug 11, 2014
With its touching story, beautiful scenery, and stunning camerawork, "Bears" becomes another worthwhile documentary in the Disneynature library.
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
May 9, 2014
"And luckily, the movie does gets out of its own way (eventually) and tells a somewhat engaging, 'true-life' nature tale."
May 7, 2014
aimed to be child-friendly and soft pedals some of the harsher realities of bear life
May 1, 2014
A visual experience through and through, one that offers eye-popping delights at every turn.
Apr 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.
Apr 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.
Apr 24, 2014
Nature movie fans will enjoy seeing the incredible cinematography of these magnificent creatures in the wild.
Apr 22, 2014
Sincere and unexpectedly good, the film happily reintroduces another element of classic kids' movies: a tidy 77-minute run time.
Apr 20, 2014
Engrossing and engaging - and the closing credits reveal behind-the-scenes glimpses of filming in the wild.
Apr 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.
Apr 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.