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
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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