Tag Archives: Despicable Me

Cinema Review – Minions

In this spin off from the Despicable Me films, we learn the history of the little yellow Minions, who so delight in helping the biggest villain they can find, long before they ever met the Despicable Gru. After they accidentally destroy all their masters – including a dinosaur, Napoleon, a vampire and a large portion of Ancient Egypt – the Minions isolate themselves in Antarctica, but three of their number – Bob, Kevin and Stuart – set out to find a villain they can serve, and thus fulfil their life’s purpose. Enter Scarlett Overkill (Sandra Bullock), the world’s first female super villain, who has her eyes set on the throne of England. The Minions vow to help, but of course it is not long before things go awry. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Despicable Me 2

Gru (Steve Carrell) has mended his ways for the better, and is devoting his life to the three little girls who found their way into his life in the first film. When a new villain arises, however, Gru is drafted into the Anti-Villain League and must use his skills for good. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Rise of the Guardians

When the evil Pitch (Jude Law) threatens to engulf the world in fear and darkness the protectors of childhood – the Guardians – must band together to defeat him. At the same time these Guardians – North (Alec Baldwin), Tooth (Isla Fisher), Bunnymund (Hugh Jackman) and the Sandman – must learn to work with the new Guardian Jack Frost (Chris Pine). Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Hotel Transylvania

Dracula (Adam Sandler) operates a hotel for monsters, far away from humans’ prying eyes, so that the monsters of the world can feel safe and secure. Things don’t last however, as on Dracula’s daughters 118th birthday, a human finds his way into the castle and falls in love with Mavis. Continue reading

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