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Despicable Scene

Amanda Johnson | Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Sadly, the Scene selection disappointed me early this year in calling the wonderful movie, “Despicable Me” an “average children’s comedy that was neither terrible nor great.”

“Despicable Me,” is funny and adorable. It is more geared towards children than 2009’s amazing “Up,” but is more mature than the “Ice Age” franchise or “Bolt.” In this sense, it perfectly straddled the children/adult divide that animated movies must conquer.

The 3-D effect was noticeable, despite the Scene section’s total inability to see it. However, the movie is good enough that it doesn’t have to rely on gimmicks like 3-D to be awesome.

While the rest of the “Summer Movie Roundup” was close to a good opinion, everyone should go see “Despicable Me.” Don’t worry. It’s still in theaters.


Amanda Johnson


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