My Cultural Diet

Quick reviews of movies, TV shows, books, restaurants, etc., as I enjoy them. My own private Goodreads, Letterboxd, and Yelp all rolled into one (more info here). Ratings are 100% subjective, non-scientific, and subject to change. May contain affiliate links.


The first Incredibles movie is one of my favorite Pixar movies so the sequel had a lot of to live up. It doesn’t quite succeed: the family drama feels a bit forced this time and the marionette like character designs cross over into the uncanny valley a bit too much for my like. But it definitely has its own charms: the mid-century modern aesthetic is on point and Elastigirl’s nocturnal pursuit of Screenslaver is one of my favorite Pixar sequences of all time.
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