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Review: 'Despicable Me 2' takes refreshing risk with grown-up themes
Review: 'Despicable Me 2' takes refreshing risk with grown-up themes

The pressures of being a single father. The realization that despite everything, your kids still long for a mom. The difficulties of getting a teenage daughter's attention between texting and a boy. The boy. The treacherous emotional terrain of middle-age dating. The challenges of staying relevant in the workplace. This is "Despicable Me 2"? It is. The softhearted villain Gru, so disarmingly voiced by Steve Carell, has gotten a lot more than he bargained for after 2010's "Despicable Me." Adopting three adorable orphans brought a slew of issues into his life and those modern problems frame the sequel. PHOTOS: 'Despicable Me 2' premiere What a...

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