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I quite like it:
wonder when we reach peak superhero film
Looks a bit 'Sunshine' though.
Are Johnny and Sue not brother and sister in this...?
Can't believe how much better the casting is this time round (apart from Jamie Bell, although I am slowly warming to him...)
Reed Richards sweating over a drumkit.
is playing Franklin Storm
tbh I'd be much more excited if it was a proper Marvel MCU film.
I was reading something about how recently Marvel have been refusing new FF merchandise, they cancelled the comic which a has run (constantly?) since 1961 and led people to speculate that they are trying to reduce the profile of the FF and sink the film... or at least not help it out.
why? I guess they don't own the rights for it?
Sold before they set up their own studio same as Spider-man and X-Men but I bet they'd love to get them back or at least a deal to use them like with Spidey.
Now that they've got Spidey it seems weird not to at least try to bring Reed in for the next Cap film, seeing as he's so central to Civil War on the whole. Weird.
needs less origin and more originALITY
eh? originality! eh?
all day every day, baby
in the comic books. Also Doctor Doom's background seems to have changed as well.
I expected someone to say 'resonance cascade' at some point.
they just make films that people want to go and see
if people stopped watching shite, they'd quickly stop making shite
Didn't take itself seriously, just a really fun film. Would definitely rewatch over, say, any of the Nolan batmans.
This one looks fucking shite, and I'm pretty sure they've just shown me the whole film in that trailer anyway so even if it's not cack what's the point?
never, ever be excited by a trailer. Not Star Wars, nada.
14% on rotten tomatoes so far. Ouch. Just give it back to Marvel yeah lads?
But not the intelligent sensible science guy
is being played by Reg E. Cathey
to someone named Michael Jordan being cast as an athlete in most of his film roles.
Jamie Bell's fucking useless.
it is comfortably the worst studio blockbuster film I can remember seeing for who knows how long. I am genuinely shocked that they actually went ahead and released it in the state it's in. There are two good scenes, one is a totally inappropriately dark Cronenberg-ish body horror sequence and one is a similarly Cronenberg-inspired sequence of Doom actually blowing up peoples' heads in a big grim tracking shot. None of this fits in with either the rest of the film, or indeed any element of the Fantastic Four.
After this, the entire third act lasts about 10 minutes, is all shot on a green screen stage and looks like they knocked it together in a weekend. The plot has no stakes, no internal logic, there are virtually no action sequences to distract you, but they don't bother using the spare running time that they're not using to entertain you to tell you anything about the characters, all of whom remain total ciphers and a waste of a largely talented cast. You could blame studio interference but I reckon this one was never going to work.
6/10 would watch again.