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Nov 8 2018

Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch (2018) – Movie Review

Full disclosure: I’m positive my parents and sisters made me watch the 1966 “How The Grinch Stole Christmas” special when I was a kid, but I cannot remember it. Having two children of my own, I’ve been planning on reconnecting with it through them, but as yet, I have not. Also, I never bothered to […]
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Jun 30 2017

Despicable Me 3

It’d be one thing if the Despicable Me series had a story which needed to be told in its third film. What we have with Despicable Me 3 (or is it Despicable M3, as the film’s opening credits and promotional materials claim?) is a piece of relatively harmless, potty humor-filled fluff which feels more like […]
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Dec 31 2016

Review: “Sing”

Illumination Entertainment (the “Despicable Me” series) had a decent film on its hands earlier this year with “The Secret Life of Pets”, but its shining contribution to 2016 is “Sing”, a musical embracing big dreams while poking fun at the ridiculous “American Idol” craze. The film might immediately draw comparison to   “Zootopia” with its […]
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Jul 7 2016

The Secret Life of Pets

When the trailers started showing for The Secret Life of Pets, I was immediately hooked by its promise of hilarious visual comedy. Household pets are seen passing the time during their owners’ workday by getting together for parties, using human-intended appliances for their own daffy purposes, partaking in the ultimate refrigerator raid… And what’s not […]
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Jul 8 2015

Minions

The Despicable Me franchise is as old as my eldest child, both having been brought into the world in 2010; she discovered the first Despicable Me around the time her sister was born, thus introducing me to Felonius Gru (Steve Carell) and his lovable, outrageous minions. Or is it Minions, with a capital M? No […]
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