Film Series: The Incredibles

2004. USA. Dir: Brad Bird. Animation. With Craig T. Nelson. 115 min.

 

Sanjay’s Super Team reminded us all how well Pixar could fuse earnest family dynamics with superhero action, but this might be their best designed feature, boasting bold color scoring and retrofuturistic mise en scene. A pair of married “supers” struggle with suburban anonymity until a nefarious plot forces them back on the job – now with kids, mid-life crises, and a little extra weight to juggle.

Tonight / 8 p.m. / Goldsmith Family Cinema / $5