Despicable Me (2010) animated, movie – USA

despicable me
Comedy, family
Directors Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud
Writers Cinco Paul, Ken Daurio, Sergio Pablos
Voices Steve Carell, Jason Segal, Russell Brand, Julie Andrews, Will Arnett, Kristen Wiig, Miranda Cosgrove, Dana Gaier, Elsie Fisher

After a pyramid is stolen, Gru puts into action a plan to steal the moon. Unfortunately, this requires getting his hands on a shrink ray and in order to do that, he adopts three orphan girls.

This was actually a lot better than I expected. Those minions things have been all over the place so I’ve been putting it off because of that, while at the same time wanting  to watch it to find out what all the hub bub was about. They were the most horribly annoying thing ever. Gru an the kids were really cute though, especially the hat girl.

As for the story, it was okay. More cute than anything else though which makes sense since it’s geared more towards kids. There is the odd more adult joke (like a part with a werewolf). This one is definitely a feel good movie, even more so than those silly romances.

So, if you can deal with those annoying yellow things, watch it.


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