But that’s a quibble; Despicable Me 2 is far more entertaining than the disappointingly bland Monsters University and as a sequel stands level with the first film (also directed by Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud), and may have the edge on it.I saw the movie in 3-D, which generally speaking I can take or leave but prefer to leave, given the extra expense. For the soundtrack, see Despicable Me: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack. Gru, a supervillain, is disheartened when an unknown supervillain steals the Great Pyramid of Giza. Nefario and his Minions, resolves to one-up this mystery rival by shrinking and stealing the Moon.Upon learning that an up-and-coming villain named Vector was responsible for the pyramid theft, Gru starts a rivalry with him.I have been involved in AA for 19 years without a slip. Join THOUSANDS of our Sober Singles and find Sober Dates at the ORIGINAL Online 12 Step Dating Site for Alcoholics Anonymous Singles, Narcotics Anonymous Singles and ALL Single Sober Adults in every 12 Step Program of Recovery. Meet Single Sober Men and Women locally or around the Globe for Sober Dates, Love or Friends.I like music,reading, boating,fishing,singing and playing guitar. Search for Sober Singles and Dates by your own 12 Step Program. Whatever your Program, we have other Recovery Singles waiting to meet you!Much of her dialogue is almost without affect and you can picture the actress behind the character at that point, mumbling those droll little asides on Saturday Night Live.
As it would be costly to steal the moon, Gru seeks a loan from the Bank of Evil. Perkins is impressed by the plan but will provide the money only if Gru can obtain the necessary shrink ray first.
We first catch glimpse of him at Agnes’ birthday party, where the besotted new dad is forced into donning a frilly dress that would do Little Bo Peep proud (the rented fairy princess failed to show). (MORE: Richard Corliss on the First ) Gru remains top-heavy, bald and possessed of a nose as sharp as scythe, but the local moms aren’t about to let an eligible man go unmatched.
A simpering blonde neighbor Jillian (Nasim Pedrad) sends him out on a date with one of her desperate housewife friends.
(This overexercised, puffy-lipped creature is voiced by the great Kristen Schaal, which made me hope for a second date, despite how badly the first one goes.) His adopted daughters even join in the dating game, creating an online dating profile for him.
But ultimately Gru’s love interest is Lucy (Kristen Wiig), an aggressive agent with the Anti-Villain League who bests him with her lipstick taser on the first encounter — this sequence, involving Lucy piloting a car that turns into a boat and then back into a car again, is one of the more artful pieces of animation in a nifty-looking movie.
Gru and the Minions steal the shrink ray from a secret base in East Asia, but Vector intercepts them and steals it for himself.