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January 15, 2014

Despicable Me 3 Gets a Date

Gru will return on June 30, 2017 -- and Universal has also set the new "Grinch" movie for November 17, 2017.More…

December 13, 2013

Parental Guidance: The Hobbit, Saving Mr. Banks and Classic Fantasy Films

This week, Christy breaks down the fantastic The Hobbit, the fun-loving Saving Mr. Banks, the comical Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas, and on home video, the animated good-time Despicable Me 2 and some classic fantasy films.More…

November 26, 2013

Digital Multiplex: Elysium, Despicable Me 2, and More

This week in streaming video, we've got a sci-fi action film with a message, a sequel to a popular animated film, an auteur's biopic of a famous martial artist, and an action sequel, as well as a couple of worthy TV shows to watch. Read on to see what's available to watch right now.More…

July 18, 2013

Illumination Shifts Focus Away from Sequels, Spinoffs

"After the Minion movie, the next two movies will return to telling completely original stories."More…

July 14, 2013

Box Office Guru Wrapup: Carell & Sandler Sequels Rule Box Office

Humor was in demand as A-list funnymen Steve Carell and Adam Sandler dominated the box office with their hit sequels Despicable Me 2 and Grown Ups 2, respectively, while the raunchy laughs of The Heat with Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy also finished among the top four movies for the frame. The big-budget sci-fi actioner Pacific Rim opened in third and helped lead another weekend when ticket sales were substantially ahead of last year's.More…

July 9, 2013

How Universal Pulled Off Its Big Box Office Comeback

After releasing a string of costly duds, the studio is sitting pretty with a succession of recent hits.More…

July 7, 2013

Box Office Guru Wrapup: Despicable Me 2 Crushes Holiday Weekend

This weekend, toon bad guy Gru dominated the box office with a gargantuan debut for his animated sequel Despicable Me 2 which drove the marketplace to a new record for the Independence Day holiday frame. Meanwhile, Johnny Depp attracted disappointing numbers to his new summer tentpole The Lone Ranger which finished in second.More…

July 3, 2013

Parental Guidance: Despicable Me 2 and The Lone Ranger

Two new releases and one on DVD comprise our selections for potentially family-friendly movie watching, and Christy Lemire offers up her take on each for the benefit of those looking for something to watch with the kids.More…

July 3, 2013

Critics Consensus: Despicable Me 2 is Certified Fresh

This week at the movies, we've got an army of minions (Despicable Me 2, with voice work by Steve Carell and Kristen Wiig) and a legendary masked man (The Lone Ranger, starring Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer). What do the critics have to say?More…

June 24, 2013

Steve Carell Talks Despicable Me 2

"I think it celebrates family more than anything."More…

May 6, 2013

Al Pacino Quits Despicable Me 2

The "Jack and Jill" star cites creative differences.More…

July 24, 2012

Despicable Me Spinoff in the Works

The Minions are getting their own movie.More…