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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Brad Pitt
Will Ferrell
Jonah Hill
Tina Fey
David Cross
Directors
Tom McGrath
Screenwriters
Alan J. Schoolcraft
Brent Simons
Running Time
96 minutes

Megamind
Triumph Of The Will (Ferrell)


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Megamind

Plot
Megamind (Ferrell) is the blue nemesis of Metro City’s hero, Metro Man (Pitt). When one of his evil plans finally works and Metro Man is out of the picture, the villain must figure out what to do now that he is no longer thwarted by good. A long-burning attraction to feisty reporter Roxanne Ritchi (Fey) is also a worry. Is he all bad?


Verdict
Like his plans, Megamind verges on greatness but has flaws. But it’s fun, energetic and at times dazzling. Expect a stronger sequel — unlikely to be ‘darker and grittier’, though.


Reviewed by Sam Toy

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