Bugs! (2003)

This fascinating nature study has nothing to do with the cartoon bunny. It follows a praying mantis and a butterfly as they go through metamorphosis in their natural habitat in the Borneo rain forest. Other creepers and crawlers that cross… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: July 25, 2003
DVD Release Date: April 23, 2003
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Dave McGinn
Globe and Mail

Much of what bugs do, unfortunately, isn't all that interesting.

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Melinda Ennis
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Does effectively showcase the life-and-death struggle waged constantly among creatures that, at least in numbers, dominate the planet.

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Harry Haun
Film Journal International

An extraordinary inspection of a universe rarely invaded by motion picture cameras. You've never been here before.

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Derek Adams
Time Out

Trouble is, both the script and Dame Judi's delivery are a bit old-fashioned.

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Erika Gonzalez
Denver Rocky Mountain News

Thanks to specially built equipment, audiences are treated to a bug's-eye view of the stars' evolution from adolescence to adulthood.

Natasha Aitken
Empire Magazine

Bugs! doesn't rely on sinister spider shots for thrills: seeing these insects in their full, magnified glory is a spine-tingler in itself.

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Ronnie Scheib

Astute use of 3-D effects, accomplished insect wrangling and studious avoidance of gross-out elements make this acceptable for target family auds.

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Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter

That hulking gorilla in King Kong and those rampaging dinosaurs in Jurassic Park have nothing on the amazing monsters in Bugs! in 3-D.

Linda Cook
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)

One of the finest movies that ever came to the IMAX at the Putnam, "Bugs! In 3-D" flies right into your face. And you'll like it.

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