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Minions’ Scarlet Overkill and the Case for Female Villain Redemption Stories

While Scarlet Overkill has an amazing skill set and looks absolutely fabulous in her rocket dress, her characterization is flawed and messy. Not only that, she’s a painful reminder about the general lack of mainstream female villains with redemption stories. This is a longtime pattern, and we need to talk about how to change it.

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Honest Trailers Reminds us the Minions Were This Close to Being Nazis

"Makes Cars 2 look like the beginning of Up."

Honest Trailers finally takes on Minions, a movie not funny or cute enough to excuse the main characters being horrible monsters.

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Minions Review: Cute Doesn’t Cut It

More like "Meh"nions. Eh? Ehhhhh?

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Things We Saw Today: The Minions Now Have Their Very Own Paint Color

*Excited muttering*

Clap your hands if you've finally found your ideal shade! The Pantone Color Institute has created its first new color in three years, inspired by the Minions of Despicable Me fame and a suggestion from Pharrell. Anyone else having The Yellow Wallpaper flashbacks?

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Watch the Super Bowl Spots For Heroes Reborn, Pitch Perfect 2, SpongeBob, & More Right Here

Pre-game day, we posted the Super Bowl trailers for Terminator Genisys and Insurgent; yesterday, we showed you Pratt-ified Jurassic World and Tomorrowland. Today? All the other things.

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Dorkly Saw That Minions Trailer, And They Have Some Concerns

*tugs nervously at goggle strap*

Yesterday a trailer for the Despicable Me-spinoff Minions finally dropped, and although the diabolical creatures are as adorable as ever, did anyone else find the preview a little... disconcerting?

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The Trailer for Minions, an Entire Movie About Despicable Me‘s Minions

I promise I won't sing "Barbara Ann."

I swear to you, I wanted to not like Despicable Me. It's like the cinematic equivalent of a baby sloth video. Nobody can resist that. But listen to me readers. What I fear even more is growing to like an entire movie about the minions.

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