Bee Movie Review
Bee Movie "stars in a very talented voice cast by Jerry Seinfeld, Mathew Broderick and Renee Zellweger. Barry B. Benson (Jerry Seinfeld) has just graduated from college with his buddy Adam Flayman (Mathew Broderick).
Barry B. Benson (Jerry Seinfeld) Barry realizes that he will be working with the same job for the rest of his life, he decides to explore outside of the hive before he does not have a chance to. Once Barry leaves the hive, but he breaks one very important bee rule (Renee Zellweger), who saved his life, but soon became Barry's friend, but Barry finds out that the humans have been stealing honey from the bees for profit. He decides to sue the human race for stealing their honey.
Jerry Seinfeld adds some witty humor to a well-mannered story about bees that will even amuse those who are not fans of Jerry Seinfeld. This is a step towards great animation that adults will enjoy just as much as the children. Not a moment is dull in this sweet gift of a movie. Although some moments are absolutely ridiculous, those are overlooked considering all the animated duds made this year.
Bee Movie has all the special ingredients that make these films bearable for adults. It has a few big laughs scattered through the whole movie. Jerry Seinfeld puts forth a worthy family film that has many clever moments. "Bee Movie" is funny, witty, and sweet as honey.
A clever little animated flick that, in my humble opinion, puts a sting on "Ratatouille". "Bee Movie" is sure to please kids as well as entertain adults with its clever ideas. Funny at times and has a talent cast. Spread the buzz around to those who found "Ratatouille" a bore.
Beowulf Movie Review
"Beowulf" stars Ray Winstone, Anthony Hopkins, John Malkovich, Robert Wright Penn, Brendan Gleeson, Crispin Glover, Alison Lohman, and Angelina Jolie. The film takes place in a village that is being disrupted by a beast. This is an adventure / fantasy that will be marveled only by its new age of animation.
"Beowulf" starts off with the village having a loud party that agitates the town beast, who has sensitive ears and goes by the name Grendal (Crispin Glover). The King (Anthony Hopkins) is tired of the destruction that Grendal has caused the town and calls the hero Beowulf (Ray Winstone). Beowulf then agrees to slay the beast. After his encounter with Grendal ends with Grendal missing an arm, Beowulf is unaware that the beast has an angry mother (Angelina Jolie) who must face after slaying Grendal
"Beowulf" puts the stunning animation that was used for "The Polar Express" to bloody good use. The problem with Beowulf is the remarkably bad dialogue that produces a few unintentional (?) Laughs. It was hard to tell if Robert Zemeckis was trying to make the film satirical on purpose. The only way to see this movie is in theaters because the animation would not look like good on DVD. Strikingly entertaining as far as visuals go.
Another major problem with "Beowulf" is the ending, which I call a momentum stealer. It may have a connection with the story, but with such a slow paced ending to such a briskly paced movie makes for a disappointing conclusion. As far as animation goes, this is the best I have seen all year. This is a huge leap from the poorly written and badly executed "Polar Express", but still has it's flaws that linger.
"Beowulf" is a visually captivating movie experience. There are two things that I could not help but linger on. One is the laughably bad dialogue, and the other is the ending takes away from the film's energy. I'll have to say that this movie has one thing worth recommending, it's thrillingly beautiful animation, and therefore fails as a whole.
Source by Yemliha Toker