A Bug’s Life (1998)

1998, Disney/Pixar. Directed by John Lasseter. Kevin Spacey, Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Animated.

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Content advisory: Some scenes of physical abuse and verbal intimidation.

By Steven D. Greydanus

(Pre-DecentFilms capsule review) Entertaining computer-animated fantasy epic of a misfit ant who with the help of the queen’s daughter aspires to liberate the colony from oppressive grasshopper terrorists. Note the superficial similarity to Antz, a more sophisticated film for an older audience, which was released at almost exactly the same time by archrival studio DreamWorks.

Tags: Pixar, Adventure, Animation, Family

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