The Minions first found fame in Universal’s Despicable Me (2010). Following the subsequent release of Despicable Me 2 (2013), the Minions found a firm place in the hearts of children and adults alike.
2015 brings the release of the Minions first solo film. But does it manage to live up to the hype?
The film starts off by showing the Minions’ timeline. We see them evolve from single-celled yellow organisms, serving the most despicable masters they can find through time, from a T- Rex to Napoleon. However, the Minions are continuously unsuccessful at keeping these masters, and over time they gradually run out of masters and become deeply depressed. But one Minion, Kevin, has a plan. He sets off in search of a new master alongside fellow Minions Stuart and Bob.
The trio soon find themselves heading to Villain Con, where they meet their next potential master – Scarlet Overkill, the world’s first female supervillain. But, of course, things don’t go entirely to plan and soon the three have to save the whole of Minionkind.
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