Despicable Me 2

“I Choose Gru!”: on ‘Despicable Me 2’ and Lucy Wilde

Gru is slow to recognize that Lucy's antics complement his nicely.

I only recently discovered the ‘Despicable Me’ movies, and I’m overjoyed that I have an excuse to review the second one and to explicate its feminist elements, especially since so many women have primary roles in the ever-changing life of villain-turned-hero Gru (Steve Carell). In fact, I love these films so much, I enjoyed a Despicable-themed birthday cake earlier this week. It’s no mistake that the second movie concludes while Cinco de Mayo festivities ensue–my birthday!

‘Despicable Me 2’: One of These Things Is Not Like the Other

Despicable Me 2 poster This is a guest post by Gareth Evans. I really enjoyed the first Despicable Me movie. The characters were all a lot of fun, the bond between Gru and his adopted daughters was believable, and the world that the movie built was interesting. When the sequel came out, I saw it […]