MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Minions’ Is Cute, But Empty

Film: Minions Starring: Pierre Coffin, Sandra Bullock Directed by: Pierre Coffin, Kyle Balda Two years after Despicable Me 2 became one of the biggest animated films ever, Universal is trying to maximize franchise revenue with the funny, yet emotionally empty prequel, Minions. Yes, the tiny yellow creatures that won over the hearts of children everywhere […]

First ‘Minions’ Trailer Tells The Origin Of ‘Despicable Me’ Characters

You may not know this, but Despicable Me 2 is the third highest grossing animated film of all time. The film opened just shy of $30 million here in the United States, but thanks to strong legs during a summer season light on family films the movie eventually surpassed the one billion mark in ticket […]

Gru Tries To Be Good in The New Trailer For ‘Despicable Me 2’

Animated films used to be a completely different ballgame in terms of creation, marketing, and release. In the past, studios would strive to craft animated features with the hopes of creating modern classics that would be loved (ie bought/supported) for generations to come. Today, however, the focus has shifted from creating something timeless to something […]