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Incredibles 2

Incredibles 2: Brad Bird’s follow-up to his own classic adventure retains most of the characteristics that gave the original its status. The story feels like an organic, direct continuation to The Incredibles, and carries a nice thematic symmetry to it; it’s a fun, heartfelt story, with low-key humour and well-defined characters. The characters are fun, old and new, well-defined and with nice interplay. They are also well-defended by the cast, that once more go with toned down performances: Holly Hunter and Craig T. Nelson repeat their efficient emoting; Kimberly Adair Clark has, again, a short and memorable pair of lines; Samuel L. Jackson is very entertaining, as usual; Catherine Keener and Bob Odenkirk are very fine additions. The animation is flawless: the design is clean, colorful without being excessively loud; the characters are all distinctive. The action sequences are varied, energetic, imaginative, entertaining. The nostalgia factor is cranked up further by the wonderful jazzy musical score by Michael Giacchino.

Read also: The Incredibles

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