It’s an Incredibles Christmas Lights birthday cake! When your birthday is around Christmas and you love The Incredibles and Christmas lights, this delicious classic chocolate cake is for you. Inside is my delicious moist chocolate cake, chocolate Swiss buttercream and dark chocolate ganache.
Time to kick off my top 20 (actually 22) of the year. These are films I’ve seen this year and some are yet to be released. So here goes:
20. Summer 1993 (dir. Carla Simón) A beautiful, absorbing meditation of a family embracing a new member and that child confronting the challenges of grief and loss.
19.= The Breadwinner (dir. Nora Twomey) Stunning yet devastating animation about the resilience of another young girl, this time in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan.
19.= Incredibles II (dir. Brad Bird) Far superior to the first. More slapstick, more charm, better action and better story. Loved it.
18. A Star Is Born (dir. Bradley Cooper) An absolutely electric first half sees this land here. Loses its way a bit later on, but Cooper gives the best performance of his career by a long shot and it’s a very strong directorial debut from him. There’s no denying Gaga’s voice either.