Despicable Me 3

Directed By: Pierre Coffin and Kyle Balda
Written By: Chris Meledandri and Janet Healy
Starring: Steve Carrell, Kristen Wiig, Trey Parker

Two films and a spinoff in, and Tdm3-adv1sheet-rgb-5-58c818a68f809-1he Despicable Me franchise has established such an indominable storytelling bedrock that the series is virtually bullet proof; intoxicating madcap energy, irresistible cuteness; sincere goodwill; and the trustiest comedic aid in all of cinema, those incorrigible little minions.

The latest film under the Despicable banner, Despicable Me 3, checks these core boxes, and as such, is never less than inoffensive, chucklesome family fun. The more unfortunate reality for such a resonating, megahit franchise (boasting the highest grossing film in Universal’s 100 plus year history) is that its latest instalment strains to be more than inoffensive, chucklesome family fun.

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