Fantastic Four

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  • Fantastic Four (2015)

    Movie Review | Matt Looker | 6th August 2015

    The old Fantastic Four films from 10 years ago are an embarrassment, aren’t they? All kid-friendly colours and CGI slapstick; they might as well be cartoons. It’s great then, that this – say it with me – gritty reboot finally aims to give comics’ First Family the big-screen outing they deserve. A film that treats Stretchy Man, Rock Guy, Fire Boy and Invisi-Girl with due reverence and respect. A film that takes a realistic approach to dimension-hopping science and explores the seriousness of.. oh god, no, I can’t do it. Come back, Ioan Gruffudd, Jessica Alba, Chris Evans and, yes even you, Michael Chiklis’ foam fatsuit. All is forgiven.

  • New Fantastic Four one-sheet is the ultimate orange and blue poster

    Movie Feature | Matt Looker | 13th July 2015

    Photo mosaic by: mattlooker @ Mosaically

    I created this manually, by the way, carefully choosing each poster one at a time. It took me four years.

  • Fantastic Four remake promises a bigger Thing

    Movie News | Ali | 30th July 2010

    Looking forward to the reboot of Fantastic Four? Wait, you are? You're obviously reading the wrong movie blog. Anyway, consider Michael Chiklis out of a job: Thing is going all CG, baby.

  • Fox to reboot Fantastic Four

    Movie News | Ali | 1st September 2009

    Time was a reboot used to mean a second shot at a failed franchise - a chance to put things right a la Hulk. So what exactly was wrong with Fantastic Four's $600 million plus box-office takings first time around?

  • Fantastic Four

    Movie Review | Ben | 25th July 2005

    Fantastic Four is unlucky enough to be this summer's second super-hero origin story - following Batman Begins is a lot to live up to. Comparing like for like, it doesn't have a chance. Replace Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Gary Oldman, Morgan Freeman, Liam Neeson and Katie Holmes with Ioan Gruffudd, Michael Chiklis, Jessica Alb...