The Incredibles: The Art of Supervillain Monologues

Pixar’s The Incredibles is brilliant at poking fun at superhero tropes like capes, costumes, and the tendency for villains to deliver lengthy monologues outlining their evil plans. In this video essay, NerdSync, takes a look at the evolution of this last trope before examining one of villain Buddy Pine’s monologues in The Incredibles, demonstrating how the movie simultaneously pokes fun at the convention while using it as an effective narrative device.

 

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