Excerpt: There are some movies that are a real treat to review. Despicable Me fits into that category. I knew very little about this film. I am normally so busy with Family Friendly Gaming that I rarely get to the movie theater. I had heard about Despicable Me, and knew my own son was excited about it.
Excerpt: The marketing campaign for this film stunk and I had no desire to see it in the theaters (and neither did my kids) but was willing to give it a try on Blu-ray. Surprisingly there's a touching story behind the fantastic animation as the villain becomes the hero and discovers he does have a heart...
Excerpt: In "despicable Me" there's a really funny moment where the main character Gru ( Steve Carrell ) is laying out the rules of his home to three little girls he recently adopted. Gru says "You will not cry, or sneeze or barf or fart!
Conclusion: Overall, 'Despicable Me 3D' is a terrific package. This four disc combo includes an excellent film, stellar audio/video, plenty of special features, and three additional ways to watch the film (2D Blu-ray, DVD, and digital copy).
Conclusion: Overall, I was very impressed with this three disc package. 'Despicable Me' is a fun movie that folks of all ages should enjoy. This is a no brainer for a family movie night selection or just a relaxing sit down for that matter.
Excerpt: The Movie Steve Carell stars as the heavily accented, often grumpy voice of Gru, the title character of Despicable Me . Gru is the product of bad parenting (even with Julie Andrews as his mom, go figure) and so he has embraced a life of über-villainy, but with competition among his ilk heating up,...
Conclusion: I really liked the Mad Magazine Spy vs. Spy bits of the movie (think of Gru as the black hat spy) and the constant tech battles between Gru and Vector. The whole orphan kids storyline was predictable but I still enjoyed it.