Monday, 16 April 2012

The Incredibles Review

The Incredibles

Release Date: 26th December 2004 - Australia

Production Companies
Walt Disney Pictures (presents)
Pixar Animation Studios

Walt Disney Studios Motion
Pictures Australia

Genre: Animation/Family

Rating: PG

Runtime: 115 minutes

Budget: $92,000,000

Box Office Gross: $631,442,092

Plot Summary
Bob Parr and his wife Helen
used to be among the world's
greatest crime fighters, saving
lives and battling evil on a
daily basis. Fifteen years later,
they have been forced to adopt
civilian identities and retreat to
the suburbs where they live
"normal" lives with their three
kids, Violet, Dash and Jack-
Jack. Itching to get back into
action, Bob gets his chance
when a mysterious
communication summons him
to a remote island for a top
secret assignment. He soon
discovers that it will take a
super family effort to rescue
the world from total destruction.

Voice Cast
Craig T. Nelson - Bob Parr/Mr.
Holly Hunter - Helen
Parr/Elastigirl/Mrs. Incredible
Spencer Fox - Dashiell Robert
"Dash" Parr
Sarah Vowell - Violet Parr
Eli Fucile & Maeve Andrews -
Jack-Jack Parr
Jason Lee - Buddy Pine/
Samuel L. Jackson - Lucius
Elizabeth Pena - Mirage
Brad Bird - Edna Mode
Bud Luckey - Rick Decker
Wallace Shawn - Gilbert Huph
John Ratzenberger - The Underminer

Writer/Director - Brad Bird
Head of Story - Mark Andrews
Producer - John Walker
Executive Producer - John Lasseter
Production Designer - Lou Romano
Character Designer/Supervising
Animator - Tony Fucile
Character Designer - Teddy Newton
Additional Character Design/Supervising Animator -
Stephen Clay Hunter
Additional Character Design - Albert Lozano
Animation Character Developers/Animators -
John Kahrs, Angus MacLane, Dave Mullins &
Robert H. Russ
Directors of Photography - Andrew Jimenez,
Patrick Lin & Janet Lucroy
Film Editor - Stephen Schaffer
Music - Michael Giacchino


2005 Academy Awards
Best Sound Editing - Michael Silvers &
Randy Thom (Won)
Best Animated Feature - Brad Bird (Won)
Best Writing, Original Screenplay - Brad Bird
Best Sound Mixing - Randy Thom, Gary Rizzo
& Doc Kane (Nominated)

THE INCREDIBLES is well, you know the title says it all really, but it does offer plenty of fun and wit as well as the action scenes which made this CGI film look really awesome and outstanding. The animation studio of Pixar and its people including director Brad Bird did a huge job with the movie and is really appealing to young boys who are interested in superheroes. I like three things of this animated feature, the supporting character Frozone being voiced by actor Samuel L. Jackson, the humorous part where the same character is asking his wife of where is his super-suit and the jazzy music score by Michael Giacchino.

THE INCREDIBLES may have borrowed the elements out of the comic books like the ones made by Marvel, but it is the best animated superhero film that everyone including those who have seen PIXAR movies like TOY STORY 1, 2, 3, WALL-E (click here), FINDING NEMO (click here) and others will enjoy watching it.

Star rating: (5/5) Best Movie Ever

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