Megamind Reviews

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March 6, 2020
Megamind is not exactly novel as a narrative. But it feels bright and fresh, nonetheless.
May 8, 2019
Ferrell has so much fun that it rubs off and manages to work. It's not quite on the level of Pixar films or "Shrek," but it is still good enough -- a worthy family film for the holiday season.
February 13, 2019
It's definitely one of my favorite Dreamworks movies.
March 11, 2016
Though consistently funny and enjoyable, Megamind is essentially average.
September 22, 2012
[Megamind] has splendid visuals, a good story, and enough witty dialogue to turn it into an enjoyable experience that's worth checking out.
February 18, 2012
August 30, 2011
It may not raise the bar of this rapidly developing genre, but it manages to pack a lot of fun and spectacle into its running time.
July 14, 2011
It does have the odd cheeky nod for the grown-ups -- and it is presented in inglorious 3D -- but it's also got a screenplay overflowing with charm, intelligence, wit and a real spark.
May 26, 2011
Would be lost in the crowd, perhaps deservedly so, if it didn't pull aces on its execution.
April 6, 2011
If you have to choose between this and the superficially similar Despicable Me, choose Megamind. It's less predictable, funnier, cleverer and generally more enjoyable.
March 23, 2011
Hardly a knockout, but Megamind is an immensely enjoyable animated adventure that spoofs and pays homage to the superhero genre.
February 20, 2011
...often shrewd, colorful, witty, and well animated, I found it oddly flat, too.
February 10, 2011
Straying from a predictable, easily defined structure, Megamind instead serves up consistent surprises, challenging audience expectations and engaging the mind as well as tickling the funny bone.
February 6, 2011
Falling short of a mind-blowing experience, Megamind is still fine family entertainment that doesn't require deep thinking.
January 5, 2011
Its story's third-act inversions still provide a pointed rebuke to superhero narratives' set-in-stone dynamics.
December 27, 2010
What it lacks in originality, this wickedly funny take on a superhero villain makes up for in a multi-layered plot, terrific voicing and well balanced energy.
December 17, 2010
full review at Movies for the Masses
December 16, 2010
What is a villain if not someone who has been pushed too far in life and has started to push back? And with nothing to push against, what do they become?
December 14, 2010
A well-plotted, genuinely fun spin on the Superhero/Supervillian genre with talented voice talent put to good use rather than simply stunt-cast
December 14, 2010
'Megamind' may not be thought-provoking, but it is fun. And, come to think of it, it does give us something to ponder along the nature-or-nurture concepts of destiny.
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