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Friday, July 5, 2013

In Theaters: DESPICABLE ME 2 and THE LONE RANGER

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Movies opening this week in theaters:

  • DESPICABLE ME 2 (Universal Pictures / PG)
  • THE LONE RANGER (Walt Disney Pictures / PG-13)

Read more after the jump.


DESPICABLE ME 2


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Official Synopsis

Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment’s worldwide blockbuster, Despicable Me, delighted audiences around the globe in 2010, grossing more than $540 million and becoming the 10th-biggest animated motion picture in U.S. history. In Summer 2013, get ready for more minion madness in Despicable Me 2. Chris Meledandri and his acclaimed filmmaking team create an all-new comedy animated adventure featuring the return of Gru (Steve Carell), the girls, the unpredictably hilarious minions…and a host of new and outrageously funny characters.

Film Details

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  • Starring: Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Benjamin Bratt, Russell Brand, Ken Jeong, Miranda Cosgrove, Steve Coogan

  • Director: Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud

  • Genre: Animation, Comedy

  • Running Time: 98 min.

  • Rating: PG for rude humor and mild action.


Critical Reception

  • Rottentomatoes: 75% (103 fresh, 34 rotten, score: 6.6/10).
  • Metacritic: 62 out of 100 (20 positive, 16 mixed, 1 negative).




THE LONE RANGER


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Official Synopsis

From producer Jerry Bruckheimer and director Gore Verbinski, the filmmaking team behind the blockbuster "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise, comes Disney/ Jerry Bruckheimer Films' "The Lone Ranger," a thrilling adventure infused with action and humor, in which the famed masked hero is brought to life through new eyes. Native American spirit warrior Tonto (Johnny Depp) recounts the untold tales that transformed John Reid (Armie Hammer), a man of the law, into a legend of justice-taking the audience on a runaway train of epic surprises and humorous friction as the two unlikely heroes must learn to work together and fight against greed and corruption.

Film Details

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  • Starring: Johnny Depp, Armie Hammer, Ruth Wilson, William Fichtner, James Badge Dale, Tom Wilkinson, Helena Bonham Carter, Barry Pepper

  • Director: Gore Verbinski

  • Genre: Western, Action, Adventure

  • Running Time: 149 min.

  • Rating: PG-13 for sequences of intense action and violence, and some suggestive material


Critical Reception

  • Rottentomatoes: 23% (34 fresh, 111 rotten, score: 4.6/10).
  • Metacritic: 37 out of 100 (5 positive, 20 mixed, 13 negative).

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