>>112013708>properly calling it 'Incredibles 2' instead of 'The Incredibles 2'
But you're wrong about it having a lukewarm reception. Incredibles 2 performed exceptionally well at the box office (probably because it was such a long-awaited sequel), and it was also well-received by critics (Certified Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes).
It lost the Oscar because Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse made a far greater impression on audiences and felt more unique to WDAS/Pixar's typical fare, plus it released much closer to awards season than Incredibles 2, remaining fresh on everyone's minds. The final nail in the coffin was admittedly >>112014192
. Brad Bird's bumbling blunder didn't make for good press.
Frozen II and Toy Story 4 are the actual sequels with lukewarm reception, but one of them is still guaranteed to win this time because 2019 was such a shitty year for feature animation in general. Daddy Disney's got this one in the bag.