Megamind : Movie Review

On matters animated and three-dimensional I take my cue from the seven-year-old sitting at my right, who got mega-fidgety about 10 minutes into Megamind, a 3-D superhero story about the villain who—shocking—turns into the good guy. ("Same story as Despicable Me," said the wee one.) To recap: Will Ferrell, as the titular blue meanie with the giant light-bulb noggin, is forever trying to off Brad Pitt's Metro Man, the square-jawed guardian of Metro City. Two aliens shot to earth from distant, destroyed plants, theirs is a lifelong back-and-forth-and-back-again—Lex Luthor and Superman oughta sue; so, too, Lois Lane, recast as newshound Roxanne Ritchi (and voiced by Tina Fey as Liz Lemon).

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Author : Robert Wilonsky