Bee Movie bombs with critics

Tomatometer: 54%; in other words, rotten.

A surprisingly unfunny, belabored and unimaginative comedy, Bee Movie is a huge disappointment considering the extent of Seinfeld’s participation.
Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald

Bee Movie feels phoned in on every level.
Desson Thomson
Washington Post

made for kids with more bee puns than Carrot Top and Kenny Bania could ever imagine
Willie Waffle
WaffleMovies.com

I was sort of clinging to the hope that things were going better than I thought, before reading these reviews, but then last night I saw Seinfeld in a McDonald’s commercial. Well, more accurately, I saw his Bee Movie character in a movie promotional commercial for McDonald’s, and it was just painful. And the first thing I thought was, “Gee, is it possible that Jerry Seinfeld needs more money?” Because I can’t think of another good reason to be doing McD’s ads if you don’t have to. But maybe that’s just me.

Anyway, I guess I should just be pleased that I can skip this one. It’s just too bad that it had to ruin my fond memories of Seinfeld being, you know, funny.

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