Bee Movie reviewed in Variety

Variety’s Todd McCarthy thinks that BEE MOVIE – the computer-animated comedy written by and starring Jerry Seinfeld – is no match for the stand-up comedian’s wonderful television show.

Amiable but no more, “Bee Movie” puts a hiveful of potent talent at the service of a zig-zigging, back-of-an-envelope story that’s short on surprise and originality. Long sought for animation work, producer-writer-star Jerry Seinfeld contents himself with whimsical notions and mild jokes in creating an independent-minded bee who breaks with protocol to forge a relationship with a human, to less than inspired results. Seinfeld’s name, a huge push by Paramount/DreamWorks Animation and venture’s mainstream innocuousness should combine for sweet if not blockbuster B.O.

Read the entire review here.

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