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Release year: 2010 Director: Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud Screenwriters: Cinco Paul, Ken Daurio, Sergio Pablos (based on the story by) Starring (voices): Steve Carell, Jason Segel, Russell Brand, Julie Andrews, Will Arnett, Kristen Wiig, Miranda Cosgrove Ratings: 1 Golden Globe nomination: Best Animated Film.  When someone steals a pyramid, criminal mastermind Gru decides to top ..

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Despicable Me

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Release year: 2010

Director: Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud

Screenwriters: Cinco Paul, Ken Daurio, Sergio Pablos (based on the story by)

Starring (voices): Steve Carell, Jason Segel, Russell Brand, Julie Andrews, Will Arnett, Kristen Wiig, Miranda Cosgrove

Ratings: 1 Golden Globe nomination: Best Animated Film.

 When someone steals a pyramid, criminal mastermind Gru decides to top the feat to regain his pride and glory. But the new criminal rival Vector makes things difficult for Gru and he adopts three girls to use in a master plan. But the three girls quickly turn everything in Gru’s life upside down.

  Used to the main character being the hero, Despicable Me quickly stands out by making its lead character a criminal and all-around bad guy. But of course, you soon realize that Gru isn’t as bad as he seems and watching him melt in to the arms of the three feisty girls is touching as well as entertaining. A great villain often steals the show, making giving him the show seem obvious and making the lead bad means there are less limits to what’s acceptable. It seems everything goes in this charming animated flick and the creators have truly gone out of their way to come up with ways to make us laugh at Gru’s rather harmless evil doings (the stuffed unicorn at the fair being one of the highlights). Despicable Me is a clever written comedy with a soft and mushy emotional core, but most of all, it offers an interesting lead character.

 

Moviegeek info:

 The first animated feature film from Illumination who have alter given us films like The Lorax (2012), The Secret Lifes of Pets (2016) and of course the sequels to Despicable Me as well as a spin-of with the popular Minions.

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