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For writer-director Brad Bird, it all came down to story. “The thing is, many sequels are cash grabs,” Bird told reporters during a recent press event to promote Incredibles 2. “There’s a saying in the business that I can’t stand, where they go, ‘if you don’t make another one, you’re leaving money on the table.’ It’s like, money on the table is not what ...


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The ending of The Incredibles was never meant as a pointer to a sequel. As Brad Bird — who wrote and directed the movie — told CinemaBlend: How did that Pixar adventure end? The family was leaving Dash's track meet, when suddenly, a former nemesis -- The Underminer (John Ratzenberger) -- bursts out of the pavement and declares war. But, in an exclusive ...


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This was explained by Brad Bird (the director of the movie) at the D23 Expo in June 2017: Director Brad Bird revealed at D23 Expo that, with the exception of Dash's Spencer Fox, the main cast from The Incredibles will return for Incredibles 2. [...] Bird explained at the D23 Expo animation panel that they needed to recast Dash in order to ...


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Like another of Brad Bird's films, Tomorrowland, The Incredibles is a very objectivist film. Without getting bogged down in the details, objectivism is a philosophy that states people have no ethical or moral responsibilities to help anyone other than themselves, and that exceptional people shouldn't be held back by normal people. It isn't hard to see how ...


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Edna did not know the powers of Jack-Jack. She just covered the basics. Edna - I didn't know the baby's powers, so I covered the basics. Helen - Jack-Jack doesn't have any powers. Edna - No?             Well, he'll look fabulous anyway. From SpringfieldsSpringfields


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Because the standard rules of physics don't apply for an animated movie. More technically, if an animator tries too hard to get the physics to perfectly mirror the real world, you end up in the uncanny valley. There's a blog post at Fast Company Design that touches on this topic a little, where they talk about Disney's 12 Principles of Animation created in ...


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The Omnidroids were robots with AI designed to learn from every battle, adapt and defeat it's enemies. The typical villain hubris trope, his own creation turned against him when Syndrome "attacked" it. The Omnidroid V.10 was just doing what it was made to do. And that was to intentionally go for the remote when it detected that it was a threat to itself and ...


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I'd say that iandotkelly actually answered this in the comments. The most likely thing that happened is that Helen had someone in the receptionist office watch Jack Jack while the principal had a serious discussion with her about Dash, since babies can be very distracting to such a talk. It's quite common for parents to bring their younger kids with them to ...


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Further to the accepted answer, there is a visual cue to the Omnidroid AI's thought process during the scene. It's clearly been programmed to destroy the city and anyone who gets in its way - and tries to attack Syndome, suggesting that (apart from the effect of the remote) the Omnidroid doesn't recognise Syndrome as "master" - just as another person to be ...


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'Uncanny Valley' isn't really a problem unless you're really trying to go for perfect human representations with CGI. It's where 99% feels real but that 1% is off like a weird lip movement or something (ie Rogue One). In this case with Pixar stuff, they never aim for perfect reality so the 'Uncanny Valley' argument isn't necessary. If you look at Toy Story, ...


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While the second Incredibles can legitimately stand on its own , I would think that the viewing experience would be diminished if one had not seen the original. The sequel picks up just as we left the intrepid family and the transition carries one of the character development stories along with it. If fact, this might be one of the character development ...


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They couldn't see what was going on when Syndrome kidnapped Jack Jack. Jack Jack starts displaying his powers when he and Syndrome are waaay up in the air. Here's the family's POV: Those two blue specks there are Syndrome's jet boots. It's barely a dot to them. So they can see something might be happening to them both up there, but not what: Helen: ...


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NOTE: this answer is based off from observations of the first movie only as i have yet to see the second one Because what Edna was doing was showing off how the suits compliment their various powers with Helen Herr's ability as Elastigirl is that she can stretch however normal clothing when it is stretched will tear and a small snip can create a larger ...


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Because exaggerated motion in the frame is what makes animation worth doing over live action in the first place. In animation, jokes and visual gags are timed according to audience expectations and not the physical world. There is a sliding scale between letting your audience notice a joke before it happens and barely letting a gag register before showing ...


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Since we know that The Incredibles 2 will pick up immediately from where the first movie left off, what happens in The Incredibles is actually quite important to the sequel. The most important thing is we learn that superheroes were effectively outlawed by the government after a bunch of normal people began suing them for damages. So they're peacefully ...


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much like the first film, Incredibles 2 will explore "the roles of men and women; the importance of fathers participating; the importance of allowing women to also express themselves through work, and that they’re just as vital as men are. And there’s aspects of being controlled by screens. There’s feelings about the difficulties of parenthood, that ...


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A world has rules and most of the time the animator follows these rules and in this case it's gravity. Pixar do a pretty good job at keeping the gravity rule constant throughout a movie but in this case with the incredibles, I'd say they broke this gravity rule for story-pacing reasons or for more visually dramatic reasons.


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It seems clear that Edna Mode designs suits for each person individually and caters for individual requirements. However, there is no confirmation that any suit is actually only one-piece...but the available evidence is that they are. When held up they appear as one solid item of clothing. However, most notable is the suit for Elastigirl Your suit can ...


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Pixar wiki says Gazerbeam was one of several retired supers who were recruited to battle an Omnidroid on Nomanisan Island as part of the droid's battle education. He destroyed the Omnidroid v.X4, then was bested by its successor, the Omnidroid 5. He was killed by the 5, but not before learning about Operation Kronos. Though the film does not show how, he ...


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I would say that, Syndrome was chosen for his name because he is the embodiment of the term hero syndrome. As defined there, hero syndrome refers to the phenomenon in which someone seeks recognition by creating a problem that only he can fix and thus getting praises. That right there is the root of Buddy's plan of creating a robot that only he can stop so ...


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Gravity is fine - your calculations are wrong. First example you give is "10 metres in 1 second" - which is a speed of 10m/s, not 20m/s as you state. Your second example is 3 metre in 1/4 second - which is about 12m/s, not 100. Now, I assume you're taking gravity as 9.8 m/s, so that makes those two falls only slightly faster than in reality, which can be ...


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No more demonstration is needed. The suit is bulletproof, as a default, there is no need to prove it over again. Edna..in The Incredibles Edna: Shh! Darling! Shh! I cut it a little roomy for the free movement. The fabric is comfortable for sensitive skin, and can also withstand a temperature of over 1000 degrees. Completely bulletproof. And ...


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So I was curious about the math being flung around here, and decided to have a look at it. Using mathematica, and a standard angled throw equation, with some guesses, we can have a pretty good guess as to what's going on here. First, I assume Mr. Incredible is 2 meters tall...He's probably taller, but the error of margin is negligible... I assume he ...


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You are putting something there that isn’t...they don’t speed it up for effect, instead they don’t draw it out for effect. Making the times realistic isn’t necessary and is in fact distracting. It makes the scenes longer without doing anything but give the audience a chance to be distracted. Take the guy on the roof — once he starts falling off the roof ...


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