Film of the day: The Incredibles

The Incredibles

One of the enduring mysteries of the brilliant Pixar adventure The Incredibles is that it’s taken more than a decade to get a sequel.

With bucket loads of wit and nods to fan boy (girl) followers of superhero comics, this is as fresh today as it was back then.  

They may have been superheroes once but now they are a humdrum, suburban mom and pop making their way through life in unfulfilling jobs and a stale relationship until, that is, a mysterious offer presents itself.

Desperate to get back into action, Bob (Mr Incredible) squeezes his bulging belly back into his spandex suit and sets off for a top secret island rendezvous. And so the action begins …

The Incredibles – Wednesday at 8pm on Sky Cinema Disney.