2010 | 96 min. minutes | Rated PG

There's a lot to like in the animated superhero/supervillain comedy Megamind, particularly its jolly but thoughtful handling of the ambiguity between good and evil. We know Megamind isn't really evil; as voiced by Will Ferrell, doing a subtle but bizarre accent, he's too likeably hilarious. The animation is ambitious but not overly complicated, and displays a sense of size and scale that's not always handled in 3D animation with this kind of accuracy. The voice performances--Ferrell in particular, but also David Cross, Tina Fey, Brad Pitt, and Jonah Hill--hold the movie together in a way that doesn't merely feel like celebrity stunt casting. If the story gets jumbled along the way, in need of perhaps a rewrite or two, the visuals and the quick-witted verbal exchanges carry it through any sticky patches.


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Film Credits
Cameron Hood, Kyle Jefferson
Will Ferrell, Brad Pitt, Tina Fey, Jonah Hill, David Cross