The 2004 animated Pixar film, The Incredibles, was a film that people seemed to love immensely! Many clamored for a sequel since day one! I, on the other hand, never loved The Incredibles that much. Yes, I do like it and think it’s a good film, but it was never one of my favorite Pixar films nor one that I was dying to see a sequel to.
Nevertheless, Pixar released a sequel, Incredibles 2 (notice the “The” is dropped), in 2018. Directed by Brad Bird, the film received overly positive reviews and made over a billion dollars at the worldwide box office! But, what did I think? Did I like this better than the first film? Read on for my review, but be warned of mild spoilers ahead!
In sad news, famous animator and voice actor, Bud Luckey, has passed away at the age of 83. Mr. Luckey (1934-2018) was probably best known for his work at Pixar working as a character designer for many films including Toy Story, Monsters, Inc., Cars, and The Incredibles. He even directed, wrote, composed, and performed the 2004 Pixar short, Boundin’.
His voicework includes the roles of Rick Dicker in The Incredibles,
Chuckles the Clown in Toy Story 3,
and Eeyore in the 2011 Disney film, Winnie the Pooh.
He also worked on many animated segments for Sesame Street including my personal favorite, The Alligator King.
Well, this news will either make you happy or sad depending on how you feel about either film, but Pixar has announced that they’re swapping the release dates of Toy Story 4 and The Incredibles 2. The Incredibles 2 is now set to be released to theaters on June 15, 2018 and Toy Story 4 on June 21, 2019.
So if you’re a fan of The Incredibles, you’re getting the sequel earlier. If you were waiting for the Toy Story sequel, you gotta wait one more year. I’m neutral about both films, so this news doesn’t really affect me.
Well, it’s that time of year: the time when Disney fans have their own personal convention, the D23, every two years. We’ve got a whole bunch of news/info regarding Disney’s upcoming animated films as well as the upcoming Pixar films, so I’ll do my best to summarize them below. Let’s begin!
Pixar’s The Incredibles has quite a devoted fanbase and probably rightly so. The 2004 hit film from Pixar isn’t my favorite, but it’s a wonderfully made film. The fanbase so loved it that a sequel has even been planned by Disney/Pixar in the coming years.
For those who don’t know, The Incredibles tells the story of a family of superheros who has to go into hiding after the world doesn’t feel safe with them around.
In news that’s taking the Internet by storm, Disney has officially announced that there is a sequel to both “The Incredibles” and “Cars” in the works!
Fans have nigh unanimously been asking for a sequel to “The Incredibles” for the longest while, and now their prayers have been answered!
Regarding “Cars 3”, people tend to either have a “meh” attitude towards it or a “Oh darn, why?!” attitude towards it.
I personally am looking forward to “The Incredibles 2” and although I’m not excited for “Cars 3”, I still want to see it. They better bring back Michael Caine as a voice! I want to hear him say “You’re only supposed to blow the bloody doors off!” in the film…unless he’s said it already in “Cars 2” and I missed it.