“Meet the Beetle” is so cute, it's my favorite film at this year's Wild & Scenic Film Festival. Face it. Raising awareness about daunting issues, amongst so many daunting issues, stresses the entertainment zone that nurtures movie goers. Creative documentary techniques have made great inroads, but most of the time, you can massage a substantive documentary only so far. Half grade school musical and half standard report, “Meet the Beetle” fuels a perfect issue delivery engine.
He likes it! I'll be honest - I almost teared up as I was reading it. Read the rest of Chuck's review over at Union.com.