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Dome Pondering Movie Review: The Incredibles 2 (2018)


What is it about?

The Parr family returns to take on a new mission which involves a change in family roles as well as a new villain.

Who is in it?

Craig T. Nelson - Bob Parr/Mr. Incredible

Holly Hunter - Helen Parr/Elastagirl

Sarah Powell - Violet Parr

Favorite Scene:

After trying to contain Jack-Jack, his constant battle with a backyard rodent opens up the family to the multitude of powers that he possesses, or even, can develop.

Favorite Quote:

"If you wanna get out of the hole, first you gotta put down the shovel."

Review:

Like many, I LOVED the original Incredibles film. And yes, I too was annoyed whenever a sequel wasn't announced. After all, there were many franchises that debuted, got a sequel, and even moved straight to release on their third installment before our lovable heroic family got their turn! But I digress...

Nonetheless, it finally arrived. And if I'm being honest, The Incredibles 2 was good. It just wasn't what I was hoping for. I'm not sure if that was due to the long-awaited hype, because it very well could be. Or, it was just you know - just good, and that's all. And that's okay too.

Focusing on the good, I do love the plot, and I especially was a fan of the development of Jack-Jack and his contribution to the family crime-fighting crusade. The evil villain that was Screenslaver was extremely clever, and is one that definitely touches on reality. And of course, is super modern as well.

I2 is a must-watch from me. I'll probably end up watching again VERY soon, just to remove whatever doubt is blocking me from full Incredible enjoyment. Whatever that is. But Incredibles 2 is a must -watch, especially if you've been waiting around since the original film.

Grade: 3.5/5

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