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Trailer Time: Despicable Me 3 Trailer #2 (2017) *Of COURSE He Has a Twin Brother*

I really liked the first Despicable Me a whole lot more than I thought I would.  Despicable Me 2 was just a blast and boosted me into Minion Mania!  Then Minions came out, and I was over the whole thing and was hoping it would all just…..aaaaand Gru has a twin brother.  His name is Dru.  They look like pudgier versions of the Woody Harrelson twins introduced in Now You See Me 2.  That was a franchise killer.  Just saying.  Despicable Me 3 releases June 30, 2017.

Gru, Minions, Despicable Me 3

Trailer Time: Despicable Me 3 Trailer #1 (2017) *Despicable Three*

I really liked the first Despicable Me a whole lot more than I thought I would.  Despicable Me 2 was just a blast and boosted me into Minion Mania!  Then Minions came out, and I was over the whole thing and was hoping it would all just…..oh and here’s the Despicable Me 3 trailer and I’m sure Minions 2 isn’t far behind.  Thank you, Disney and Pixar, for (mostly) carrying animation.  Despicable Me 3 releases June 30, 2017.

Gru, Minions, Despicable Me 3

Trailer Time: Minions Trailer #2 (2015) *Despicable Me Spin-Off*

I love the Minions.  They’re utterly ridiculous and completely hysterical.  In Despicable Me 2, the Minions really stole the show and so it’s no surprise that we’re getting an ALL MINIONS film!  I can’t wait for this, but I hope they don’t try to rationalize them by giving them a detailed origin.  They’re Minions and they do crazy things and seem to have hair-trigger death wishes for each other.  Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm and Miranda Cosgrove lead the voice cast that will not me speaking Minionese (in which I am fluent).  Minions rampage into theaters on July 10, 2015.

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Trailer Time: Minions (2015) *Despicable Me Spin-Off*

In Despicable Me 1, the minions were cool sidekicks.  In Despicable Me 2, they completely took over the movie (to the betterment of the film) and became a pop culture phenomenon.  Next summer Minions take center stage.  The spin-off film will star Sandra Bullock and a plot summary also accompanied the first look at the film: Continue reading Trailer Time: Minions (2015) *Despicable Me Spin-Off*


Despicable Me 2, Minions

I have not had more fun in a movie this year than in basking in the glory that are the minions run amok.  Minion anarchy pleases me far beyond the levels it should a grown man….even one who is now staring at the minion figures bedecking his desk….they’re awesome, ok!?!  Despicable Me 2 will hit stores in time to be stuffed in stockings across the nation.  Perhaps even stockings located close to my dwelling.  Honey, are you catching this not entirely subtle hint?  Hon?  Here’s all the details from the Universal Pictures press release:

Having claimed a box office of $872 million with his animated sequel, Gru is headed to home video. Universal Studios Home Entertainment today announced that Despicable Me 2 is set to arrive on Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, DVD and Digital HD (including UltraViolet) on December 10, 2013. The film will also be available on Digital HD November 26, 2013.

In addition to more than 45 minutes of bonus features, the Blu-ray Combo Packs will include three all-new mini-movies starring the film series’ breakout stars, the mischievous but lovable Minions.

“‘Despicable Me 2’ is the top box-office comedy of the year and is poised for spectacular success on home entertainment this holiday season,” said Craig Kornblau, president of Universal Studios Home Entertainment. “This adored franchise, with its iconic lovable Minions, stands apart from all others and is sure to be at the top of everyone’s wish list this December.”

In the follow-up to the 2010 worldwide blockbuster, Steve Carell (“The Office,” The 40-Year-Old Virgin) returns to play Gru, the newly-reformed master criminal now trying to live life as a normal dad to his three adopted daughters. Carell leads a voice cast of comedy stars that also includes Kristin Wiig (Bridesmaids, “Saturday Night Live”), Benjamin Bratt (Miss Congeniality, Snitch), Miranda Cosgrove (“iCarly,” Despicable Me), Russell Brand (Get Him to the Greek, Hop), Steve Coogan (Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief, Tropic Thunder), Ken Jeong (The Hangover, Turbo), Elsie Fisher (Despicable Me, Raising Hope), Dana Gaier (Despicable Me) and Moisés Arias (Ender’s Game, “Hannah Montana”).

The Blu-ray Combo Pack and Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack include a Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD with UltraViolet and the following exclusive special features:

– Three All-New Mini-Movies Starring the Minions — Introduced by Gru: “Puppy,” “Panic in the Mailroom,” and “Training Wheels”
– The Making of the Mini-Movies—A fun-filled take on the making of the mini-movies through the eyes of the artists who made them.
– Deleted Scene
– The Minions — A visit to Illumination Entertainment in Paris and Los Angeles to hear what it’s really like to work with the Minions.
– Evil Minions — Bigger, badder and more purple than ever, the newest and fiercest addition to the Minion species can chew through metal and swallow a car. Find out more about the process that led to their creation and design.
– A Gru – Some Transformation — A sit-down with Steve Carell as he discusses the transformation of Gru from the ultimate super-villain to super-dad and international spy.
– El Hombre Malo: The Villainy Of El Macho—Every great story needs a good villain, and Despicable Me 2 brings on the diabolico in the form of El Macho! Learn about the creation of this character and the actor who brought him to life—Benjamin Bratt.

Additional Bonus Features on Blu-ray & DVD include:

– Gru’s Girls — Miranda Cosgrove, Elsie Kate Fisher and Dana Gaier weigh in on working with Steve Carell and playing the daughters of a world-famous super-villain!
– Gadgets Galore — Lipstick tasers, magnet ships, foam dart dispensers and jelly guns—these are the nifty gadgets of Despicable Me 2. Illumination Entertainment pulls back the curtain on what it takes to build a world that would leave even James Bond envious.
– Feature Commentary With Directors Chris Renaud & Pierre Coffin

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