Today I saw on my Report Round Up a crazy deal on a thought-provoking character from Disney’s The Incredibles 2 movie. The movie itself did quite a bit of mild virtue signaling, and an extremely well job at jabbing at some modern day social behaviors that I’ve caught myself on a couple of times (When did they change math?).
Outside of some unspectacular trope-ish super hero introductions, the initial enemy, ScreenSlaver, seemed a little generic with the ability to control people through hypnosis via screens, but as Elastigirl was zeroing in on the villain’s transmission, the villain’s monologue really struck a cord with me. It certainly got me thinking about society as a whole and how many are unconsciously manipulated through the addiction of instant access to images everywhere as made apparent when the masses finally realized that their surfing behavior was being profited on. Seriously, how else would Google have made its billions? Did everyone really think AdSense advertising was really random?
Sorry, digression… back to the figure…
I won’t ruin it here if you haven’t seen it already, but I will certainly give it a thumbs up to take the movie in at least once, and a thumbs up to buying the Funko POP Screen Slaver figure as its now on sale for less than $4 shipped on Amazon! This is ridiculously good.