Minions

Film Review: Minions: The Rise of Gru delivers the safe, nonsensical shenanigans we’ve come to expect from such characters

June 23, 2022

Even though 2010’s Despicable Me was centred around Steve Carell‘s Eastern European reformed super-villain Gru, it was his hoard of indecipherable henchmen – his Minions – that stole the film from under his considerably rendered nose. They were funny without really trying to be, so it made perfect sense that subsequent films (Despicable Me birthed […]

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Film Review: Despicable Me 3 (USA, 2017) finds that love, family and Minions make for an excellent third chapter

June 15, 2017

Despicable Me 3 opens this week and it brings with it a charming, if not a little repetitive, new chapter in the franchise. The entire gang is back to cause, create and then solve a global catastrophe. More of a good thing isn’t always better, kind of like chocolate and wine (ok, maybe just chocolate), […]

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