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Retro Reviews: The Incredibles

While every other site offers you reviews of the most current movies in theaters, someone needs to step in to review the movies that came out 10+ years ago. So hop on into Doc Brown’s Delorean with me, and let’s see what cinema has already offered…

A few weeks ago, Pixar announced plans for The Incredibles 2, with writer/director Brad Bird back at the helm. I have been uncharacteristically silent on this subject, as I’ve really just been waiting for the penny to drop, and Disney to reveal that this was just an April Fool’s Day prank that some intern accidentally pulled the trigger on 13 days early. But all evidence so far seems to suggest that we are, at long last, getting a sequel to one of the best superhero movies ever.

With that in mind, let’s take a look back at the original, 2004’s The Incredibles.

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Retro Reviews: Unbreakable

While every other site offers you reviews of the most current movies in theaters, someone needs to step in to review the movies that came out 10+ years ago. So hop on into the Wayback Machine with me, and let’s see what cinema has already offered…

Today’s my birthday, so I thought this would be a good opportunity for me to review one of my favorite films – which also happens to be another Samuel L. Jackson superhero movie (kind of) – Unbreakable.

For those who may not know, Unbreakable was M. Night Shyamalan’s first film after The Sixth Sense (this was back before he lost his mind and talent), but surprisingly few people seem to remember it. I actually think it’s a stronger film than The Sixth Sense in a lot of ways, but then again I am much more the target demographic for this film.

More after the jump.

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