Back in 2010, it was a battle of the baddies at the box office as Despicable Me
’s chrome-domed Gru took on big-headed Megamind
to determine which of the diabolical supervillains had the biggest heart. Three short years later, with no Megamind
sequel in sight, proud papa Gru seems to have won the battle by default in Despicable Me 2
, a vivacious sequel that’s effortlessly entertaining despite its notably diminished stakes.
Once upon a time, Gru (voice of Steve Carell) dreamt of stealing the moon -- these days he’s a single adoptive father of three precocious girls. Having given up his spectacular life of crime, Gru now aims to produc...