Despicable Me 2 | PG

PG Directed by Pierre Coffin & Chris Renaud

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by Your Alaska Link News Team

Gru is recruited by the Anti-Villain League to help deal with a powerful new super criminal.

Starring: Steve Carrell, Kristen Wiig, Benjamin Bratt

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Reviews

Rolling Stone | Peter Travers
Rating:
75

It's still a first-class charm assault. (Read More)


Boston Globe | Tom Russo
Rating:
75

The scope of the ’toon espionage-adventure goings-on is surprisingly limited. But the filmmakers so clearly love working on these characters, their creative joy is infectious. (Read More)

 

Entertainment Weekly | Owen Gleiberman
Rating:
50

By the end, every child in the audience will want his or her own monster-minion toy. Adults will just regret the way that Despicable Me 2 betrays the original film’s devotion to bad-guy gaiety. (Read More)

 


Parent Reviews

Plugged In
Rating:
4/5 Plugs (stars)
Content Caution: Medium

This pic has an avalanche of goofy yellow minions bonking and pratfalling with Three Stooges-like glee. And it's rich with fun characters who all vie to, uh, steal any given scene they happen to be in. But the sometimes frantic comic violence will dismay a few families (even in this age of seismic cinematic superhero smackdowns), and a bit of off-color humor leaves marks too. (This time around, we get androgynous cross-dressing jests and naked minion backsides, gaseous gags and poo-poo giggles.) (Read More)

 

Kids-In-Mind
Rating:
Sex & Nudity:
3/10
Violence & Gore: 3/10
Profanity: 2/10

Message: Dads can be heroes and find love, even if they are fat and bald. (Read More)

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