Maya The Bee Movie Reviews

October 22, 2015
As blandly export-friendly and culturally nonspecific as an airline meal.
October 20, 2015
Lacks the zingy surprise that Pixar or Disney might have brought.
May 1, 2015
This sweet, play-it-safe adaptation of TV's honeybee heroine is as innocuous and uninspired as preschool animation gets.
April 30, 2015
"Maya the Bee" embodies the kind of self-consciously uplifting treacle some adults insist kids want. They package "Maya" like honey, but it tastes like medicine.
April 30, 2015
The film's messages about friendship, acceptance and being yourself are clear enough for the young, and grown-ups can read the story as a warning about conformity and about going to war on false pretenses.
March 5, 2015
While parents may struggle with the relentless perkiness of the ever giggling baby bee, little ones may get lost in an overly complex story that would have benefited from judicious pruning.
October 29, 2014
It's a wearyingly familiar story -- and even the jokes, mostly insect puns, aren't the kind that adults are likely to enjoy.