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Minions: The Rise of Gru (2022) Review

THE RISE OF IMPROVEMENT FOR THIS ANIMATED PREQUEL ENDEAVOR   In 2015, Illumination Entertainment released Minions, an animated spin-off tale to the Despicable Me series, and offered plenty of cartoon mischief for fans of the franchise. Directed by co-director Pierre Coffin and Kyle Balda, the movie, which starred Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm, Michael Keaton, and Allison Janney, followed the journey

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Despicable Me 3 (2017) Review

A FUN THREEQUEL OF DOUBLE TROUBLE The Despicable Me franchise has been the main staple of Illumination Entertainment. Sure, they have had past hits, most recently with their two 2016 animated films The Secret Life of Pets and Sing, but the Despicable Me movies have always been their flagship movies of the animation studio. Debuting back in 2010, the first Despicable Me

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Minions Review

ZANY MINION MISCHIEF AND THE OKAY PREQUEL FEATURE Back in 2010, the animated movie Despicable Me exploded into theaters, introducing viewers to the Minions. These tiny yellow gibberish child-like speaking henchmen were meant for sidebar moments of comic relief in the movie as the film’s narrative thread followed Gru, the lovable supervillian, and his recently adopted family. By the time

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