Sunday April 5, 2020

A fun but not incredible sequel

With Incredibles 2, writer and director Brad Bird has returned to deliver a sequel that doesn’t build on the first film so much as painstakingly remake it

15th July, 2018
A still from Incredibles 2

Fourteen years ago, in that happy time before Marvel and DC became the sticky lipids clogging the arteries of popular cinema, Brad Bird’s first Pixar feature The Incredibles was a visually dazzling, gaspingly funny upending of the tropes and clichés of the superhero genre. Like Watchmen for pre-teens, it told a story steeped in love of the genre with refreshing verve and passion, and talked about things like family, work and staying true to yourself...

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