Despicable Me : Movie Review

Despicable Me marks Universal Pictures’ first attempt at cashing in on the 3-D animation craze, and the film, which is actually pretty entertaining, falls considerably short of the almost impossibly high bar set by Pixar and DreamWorks. This is despite an animation style that is consistently captivating and always surprising, as filmmakers Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud offer up an off-kilter universe that rarely resembles anything else within the animation world. If anything, Despicable Me’s visuals have more in common with certain European efforts, such as 2003’s Triplets of Belleville, than most North American releases.

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Author : David Nusair