Entertainment: +2
Acceptability: +2

A computer-animated family comedy from Universal. Voices: Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm, Michael Keaton. Directed by Kyle Balda, Pierre Coffin,

FILM SYNOPSIS: Despicable Meís Minions Stuart, Kevin and Bob are recruited by Scarlet Overkill, a super-villain who, alongside her inventor husband Herb, hatches a plot to take to the Crown of England.

PREVIEW REVIEW: Donít look for any real inspiring message or redemptive moment. What we have here is a rat-a-tat gag-athon. (Anything wrong with that? Who couldnít use a laugh right about now?) They are the Three Stooges in yellow: inept, bumbling and occasionally, hysterical. Pity the poor nefarious fellow they attempt to serve, for they are a motley group.

Perhaps the minions best serve as supporting characters rather than mounting their own film; still they are adorable in their misguided way. And if you should wonder if their mischievous misadventures will be a bad influence on your minion/munchkins, I canít help you there. It depends on their nature. It wouldnít have led me astray. But then Iím told I was a perfect child.

Preview Reviewer: Phil Boatwright
Distributor: Universal

Crude Language: I didnít find anything overtly crude.
Obscene Language: None
Profanity: None
Violence: Some of the antics may unnerve very little ones. Mom or Dad should be there to reassure.
Sexual Intercourse: None
Nudity: None
Homosexual Conduct: None
Sexually Suggestive Action/Dialog: None
Drug Abuse: None
Other: None
Running Time: 90 minutes
Intended Audience: Little ones and their drivers

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