Warning: Contains spoilers. If you haven’t seen Incredibles 2 yet, what are you waiting for?? GO WATCH IT! But for real, don’t read this post if you haven’t seen it yet. You’ve been warned.
Finally, after all these years, Pixar has created a sequel to The Incredibles! It was well worth the 14-year wait. I went to see Incredibles 2 last week, and I enjoyed it a lot. I prepared myself for the second film by rewatching the first one that I have on DVD. Even though I’ve seen the first one a million times, it was fun watching it again and seeing the second one right after.
The second one begins immediately where the first one ends, which I thought was pretty cool. I also enjoyed how this one had Elastagirl as the main superhero that was fighting crime while Mr. Incredible was the one staying at home with the kids. It was an interesting turn of events that shows how badass women can be without the help of a man. Let me tell you, Elastagirl was definitely a badass: riding motorcycles, fighting crime, and saving the world.
Baby Jack-Jack made a pretty good part in the movie, too, with his inability to control his new powers. The scene where he was wrestling with the raccoon and using his superpowers on it was hilarious! You know what isn’t fair though? How come everyone in the family has one power, but Jack-Jack had a billion different powers? He shoots laser beams from his eyes, he turns into a monster, and he can walk through walls. That’s not fair how a baby can do all that, but Dash just runs fast, and Violet just turns invisible and can use forcefield.
I would’ve cried if Edna Mode wasn’t in the second film. She totally made the first one, and it wouldn’t have been the same without her in the second one. It was so funny how she wanted to bond with Jack-Jack once she found out that he had superpowers. She went from not wanting to babysit to becoming so attached to him.
I enjoyed that we got to see more of Violet and Dash in the sequel, but they seemed too out of character, particularly Violet. In the first movie, Violet was more soft-spoken. In the second film, she was more loud and almost crazy, in my opinion. Like when it came to her talking to her crush, Tony, she was way too manic and screamed a lot compared to how she reacted in the first movie. I think that’s such a drastic change in her personality considering the sequel took place right where the first film left off. She didn’t feel the same to me.
I did enjoy the new superheroes and how the helper turned into the enemy. To be honest, I didn’t trust Winston and Evelyn from the beginning. I trusted Evelyn a little bit more than I did her brother but soon lost that trust while Elastagril tracked down the pizza guy and had him arrested. It still came as a surprise to me when Evelyn put the Screenslaver goggles on Elastagirl because I was mostly expecting Winston to be the villain. It turned out that he had nothing to do with Evelyn’s schemes.
In conclusion, the film was great, and I recommend everyone who’s seen the first Incredibles to see the second one. Relive your childhood! You won’t be disappointed. Thank you so much for reading.
P.S. the picture in the featured image does not belong to me