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Nonton film despicable me 3 (2017) full movie subtitle indonesia

Despicable Me 3 (2017) full movie subtitle Indonesia

Despicable Me 3 (2017)
The Despicable Me series has shown there is life outside Pixar and Disney, both commercially and artistically, in the blockbuster animation world, with its sentimental-querulous figurehead Gru (voiced by Steve Carell) and fondness for idiosyncratic grotesques. So here we are at number three – not counting, of course, the prequel-spinoff Minions, in which Gru’s babbling army of small yellow helpers took centre stage. While all the elements that brought the first two Despicable Mes inordinate popularity are present and correct, it might perhaps be churlish to suggest that the charm is beginning to wear off – just a tiny bit.

On the face of it, this third film simply extends the sentimental undertow of its predecessors. Having acquired children (in DM1) and a wife (Lucy, voiced by Kristen Wiig, in DM2), Gru this time discovers he has a twin, Dru (voiced, again, by Carell). Possessed of hair, a sunny outlook and substantial material possessions, Dru is pitched as the polar opposite to his surly, self-hating long-lost brother; he is also keen to re-establish the family tradition of supervillany – the very practice Gru has turned his back on. It’s only a matter of minutes before a heated sibling rivalry is raging.

Shortly before the reconnection with Dru, however, Gru and Lucy have managed to get themselves fired from their crimefighting org, the Anti Villain League, after botching the pursuit of a bubblegum-toting, Rubik’s Cube-wielding supervillain Balthazar Bratt (South Park’s Trey Parker). Bratt is a rather entertaining creation, even if it’s the apotheosis of the movies’ increasingly teethgrinding obsession with self-referential pop culture. Bratt is the former kiddie star of an 80s TV show and – complete with mullet hairstyle, weaponised guitar-synth and repeated challenges to dance-fights – utilises cheesy 80s style to ballast his villainous moves to take revenge for his Hollywood rejection.

The extended sections devoted to Bratt, including a prologue in which he captures a ship containing the largest diamond in the world, are Despicable Me’s best and funniest sequences, overflowing with ideas and gags. They also prompt the film’s not-all-that-imaginative jukebox soundtrack of 80s hits – Michael Jackson’s Bad, aHa’s Take on Me, Madonna’s Into the Groove. Perhaps younger members of the audience might consider them cultish ancient tunes, but to the slightly more seasoned filmgoer it’s an indication that under the eyepopping lysergic visuals there’s a basic unadventurousness to proceedings. Perhaps it’s inevitable after the impressive impact the first in the series made, with its distinctive combination of daftness and dyspepsia; a sort of closing the circle.

The Gru/Dru thread also shows the strain. It looks initially like it will provide rich easily-mined territory – including the sinister implication, apparent in their first meeting, that Dru might replace his brother in his family’s affections. But it runs out of steam pretty quickly, with little made of their rivalry other than Dru’s attempt to steer Gru back to villainy. Wiig’s Lucy is also saddled with a pedestrian am-I-a-good-mom journey which doesn’t do her character any favours either. That said: Gru’s kids are as cute as ever, particularly the youngest, Agnes, on a quest to snare a unicorn in the forest.

Directed by Pierre Coffin and Kyle Balda, the same pairing as Minions (Chris Renaud, who joint-directed 1 and 2 has definitively moved into Secret Life of Pets world), Despicable Me 3 will certainly keep the younger elements of its audience happy, with its dose of aspartame-rush hyperactivity. But for everyone else it may prove decent rather than captivating.

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