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Hear this year’s Oscar nominated songs (including the really weird one)

The Best Original Song category is always good value for those who enjoy being bewildered by the Academy Awards. Whether the category has three separate songs from the one film (see: 2007 and Enchanted) or just two nominees in a battle to the death (2011’s non-showdown between ‘Man or Muppet’ and, erm, ‘Real in Rio’), there’s […]

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Despicable Me 3 set to hit cinemas in 2017

Back to work boys! Because they’d be insane not to, Universal has confirmed a third Despicable Me movie is in the works. Expect it in cinemas June 30, 2017. Don’t confuse Despicable Me 3, however, with the still-slated Minions spin-off, which will debut in 2015. The series concerns an ex-supervillain (voiced by Steve Carell), his three foster daughters, and an army […]

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Despicable Me spin-off, Minions, delayed from 2014 to 2015

Following in Pixar’s footsteps, Universal has revealed they similarly won’t be releasing an animated film in 2014. THR reports the studio has delayed their Despicable Me spin-off, Minions, from December 2014 to July 2015. This delay, however, is not due to any internal disunion, as Pixar’s pushing of The Good Dinosaur to 2015 was. Instead, […]

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Bad love – Despicable Me 2 review

By Jess Lomas June 18, 2013 It used to be that animated sequels went straight to home video. Now, they’re the most reliable money-spinners in cinemas. Back in 2010, Despicable Me showed us that a would-be evil villain, intent on stealing the moon, could be foiled by three orphan girls thrust into his life. In Despicable […]

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Al Pacino abandons Despicable Me 2; Benjamin Bratt fills in

Al Pacino is out of Despicable Me 2 and Benjamin Bratt is in, Deadline reports. This worrying development sees Pacino exit the anticipated sequel due to creative differences with Universal Pictures. Bratt (Miss Congeniality) will step in to voice new super villain Eduardo, alongside Steve Carell’s Gru, ahead of the film’s July release in the […]

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Teaser Debut: Despicable Me 2

The minions – and little else – are back in the teaser trailer for Despicable Me 2. The first Despicable Me featured Steve Carell (well, his voice anyway) as a super-villain who winds up adopting three adorable orphans. But it was the villainous Gru’s equally adorable minions that everyone walked away talking about, and thus, they are now being […]

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