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Despicable Me 2 Blu Ray and DVD Review

I doubt that there are many people who missed out on Despicable Me 2’s Blu Ray and DVD Release last December 10, owing to the fact that it has recently broken Blu-Ray and Digital Sales records with an $80M home video debut (source: Deadline.com), but in case you’re one of those few people on the […]

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New Videos for Despicable Me 2

This coming December 10th, the second installment in Universal/Illumination’s hit 3D animated family film franchise Despicable Me will be released on Blu-Ray and DVD. In celebration, a bunch of new featurettes were posted online, each one providing a much needed behind-the-scenes look at some of the key characters in the series, such as the villain […]

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The Minions Take Over Manhattan (Pics and Videos!)

As a means of celebrating the upcoming release of Despicable Me 2 on the Blu-Ray and DVD platforms (December 10, folks!), Gru’s cute little Minions have decided to rampage around New York City, visiting different establishments and meeting fans while being their usual delightful, mischievous little selves. While in New York, the Minions dropped by […]

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Minions Take Over Manhattan on Monday

Gru’s cute little yellow minions are arguably the best parts of the Despicable Me franchise, and what better to celebrate the debut of Despicable Me 2 on Digital HD (November 26) and Blu-Ray, than by having the Minions take over the 87th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade? Well, it’s not exactly take over so much […]

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Despicable Me 2 Gets Blu Ray and DVD Release on Dec 10

In celebration of the upcoming Blu-Ray and DVD release of Despicable Me 2 on December 10th, Universal Studios Home Entertainment is preparing to set the Minions loose in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, and Philadelphia via the Minion Mobiles, which will be distributing various Despicable Me 2 prizes and giveaways to fans, including the opportunity […]

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Despicable Me 2 Minion Mini Movie Sneak Peek

Universal Studios Home Entertainment will be releasing Despicable Me 2 on Blu-Ray, Blu-Ray 3D, DVD, and Digital HD (including UltraViolet) this coming December 10th, and it promises to be a home video release worthy of this year’s worldwide box office phenomenon and number 1 comedy film (the film has grossed over $863 million all over […]

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How Animated Films Fared in 2013 Summer Box Office Race

Despite the underwhelming box office grosses of several big budgeted films, Summer 2013 (May-August) set a new record with $4.76 billion, up 11 percent from last year’s Summer gross receipts. The previous record was established in Summer 2011 with $4.4 billion. The record-setting feat was largely due to the stellar performance of monster movie franchises, […]

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Despicable Me 2 Dominates the Global Box Office

It seems like Universal/Illumination doesn’t need to wait for the Minions spinoff movie before they start raking in the moolah, as the long 4th of July weekend proved to be a profitable time for Gru and the rest of his crew from Despicable Me 2, which went to the top of the box office and […]

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Despicable Me 2 Breaks Overseas Box Office Records

It seems like Universal/Illumination is in a really comfortable spot these days. In spite of the fact that Despicable Me 2 has yet to open in the US, the CG animated comedy feature has already made $41.5 million from a mere seven international territories. The film is already at no.4 internationally, only a few million […]

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Universal Releases New Clip for Despicable Me 2

Universal has just released a brand new clip from the much-awaited CG animated comedy sequel, Despicable Me 2, which features the return of Gru, the girls, and the yellow, cuddly fan favorite, the Minions. The sequel features Gru being kidnapped by the Anti-Villain League and recruited in a campaign to defeat a new super villain. […]

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New Trailer for Despicable Me 2

Fans of Gru and his cute, yellow-skinned minions should rejoice, as Universal Pictures has just released a brand-spanking new trailer for Illumination Entertainment’s Despicable Me 2, which is scheduled to arrive on the big screens on July 3 of this year. Directed by Chris Renaud and Pierre Coffin, the sequel features Steve Carell reprising his […]

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Universal’s Minions Movie Gets a Release Date

Minion fans rejoice! The cute yellow little henchmen from Despicable Me will finally get their own spin-off movie on December 19, 2014. They will finally have an entire full length feature to themselves, to spend as they wish. Most likely, the minions will use all of their screen time to slapfight and bicker amongst themselves.