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Despicable Me 2 [Blu-ray + DVD + UltraViolet Copy] (Bilingual)
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Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment's worldwide blockbuster Despicable Me entertained audiences around the globe in 2010, grossing more than $540 million and becoming the 10th-biggest animated motion picture in U.S. history. In summer 2013, get ready for more Minion madness in Despicable Me 2. Chris Meledandri and his acclaimed filmmaking team create an all-new comedy adventure featuring the return of (former?) super-villain Gru (Steve Carell), his adorable girls, the unpredictably hilarious Minions...and a host of new and outrageously funny characters.
À l'été 2013, préparez-vous à encore plus de minions et de folies avec Détestable Moi 2. Chris Meledandri et son équipe largement louangée préparent un tout nouveau film d'animation, entre aventure et comédie, dans lequel on retrouvera Gru (Steve Carell dans la version originale), les filles, les imprévisibles et hilarants minions… et une multitude de nouveaux personnages, tous plus drôles les uns que les autres.
Sticky doesn't begin to describe Gru's new life: the ex-supervillain has given up his villainous ways and he and Dr. Nefario (Russell Brand) have settled into the legitimate business of making jellies and jams with the help of his army of minions. Parenting is no less sticky, and the fact that Gru will go to any length to ensure the happiness of his adopted girls Agnes, Edith, and Margo is evident by the elaborate birthday party he's throwing for Agnes that includes a live unicorn and a princess named Gruzinkerbell. Anti-Villain League operative Lucy Wild (Kristen Wiig) kidnaps Gru after the party, using an arsenal of spy gadgetry that would make James Bond jealous, and the agency solicits his help in apprehending a criminal who's made an entire secret lab disappear from the Arctic Circle and stolen a dangerous transmutation formula. The lure of excitement tempts Gru, and he and Lucy set up an undercover operation in a bakery in Paradise Mall, the minions start cranking out cupcakes, and Gru and Lucy begin investigating their fellow business owners. Meanwhile, Agnes pines for a mother, Margo finds her first boyfriend, Dr. Nefario takes a more exciting job, a slew of minions go missing, and Gru staunchly refuses to enter the dating scene. Little does Gru know that his whole life is about to change once again. The minions and their antics are quite funny in this second film, and, for the 10-and-under crowd, they completely steal the show. For the older crowd, the film does a decent job of further developing Gru's character and provides lots of comedic material in the exaggeration of the many challenges of parenthood as well as through the wacky exploits of the minions. (Ages 6 and older) --Tami Horiuchi
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We follow Gru as he is being recruited by a secret organization to track down an evil mastermind and bring him to justice. However, the agency doesn't trust Gru and send him a more than capable sidekick named Lucy Wilde, a name which should ring a few bells once you get to know her. The minions are funny as ever, but I'm quite happy they seemed to take the back stage a bit more, so Gru's story can develop. Although that is not to say the Minions are totally absent, far be it. Although this time around, their presence is getting quite useful for the plot. It was a really enjoyable sequel, one that I'm happy to report will please (probably all) kids and (sometimes) adults alike. I don't have any kids and I'm sure to watch this one again and again. It was a blast of comical fun and the voice acting was a few steps up from the first outing.
In terms of special features, we do not get much, but the three mini movies are fun, fast-paced, the deleted scene would have been almost better left in the movie, and there's a few featurettes to wet your appetite, but none that will fulfill those who crave in-depth interviews and inside information.
All in all, rent it if you must, but those who enjoyed the first may definitely well enjoy the second as much if not more :)
Its a must see movie
While there are a few things for adult, the humor is geared at kids combining generic spy humor with fart jokes. Gru calling Mr. Ramsbotton, Sheep-butt got the biggest laugh among the kids. The colorful Candyland looking scenery along with the type of humor clearly indicates a this is for a younger crowd, i.e. tweens most likely won't be overjoyed sitting through it.