Tagged: Fantastic Four

Fantastic Four (2015), a recap (part 7 of 7)

Previously: Victor returned from Planet Zero, and three minutes later decided to have his revenge on the people who rescued him. He murdered scientists, soldiers, Harvey “Big League Chew” Allen, and Franklin Storm. Our team of heroes were powerless to prevent him from… killing everybody? Trying to rule the world? No, actually...

Fantastic Four (2015), a recap (part 6 of 7)

Previously: After an apparent year of absolutely nothing happening in the lives of our heroes, they all got put to work by the military, much to the dismay of Sue and her dad. Meanwhile, Reed was on the run in Central America, where despite his crafty brownface disguise, the government was able to track him down and use Ben to apprehend him.

Fantastic Four (2015), a recap (part 2 of 7)

Previously: Reed Richards and Ben Grimm were young kids who, despite Reed’s best efforts, grew up to be teenagers. Reed finally got someone to take notice of his teleportation machine, which turned out to actually be a portal into another dimension, because this is the version of the Fantastic Four where nobody goes into space or gets bombarded by cosmic rays....

Fantastic Four (2005) (part 3 of 3)

The Fantastic Four spend almost the entire film mostly cleaning up after their own mistakes. No joke. Every time they spring into action, it's a direct result of one of them doing something dumb. Didn't this seem like a bad, bad idea to anyone? We watch superhero movies to see the heroes being heroic, not bungling things so badly that they cause massive injuries and property damage, if not outright deaths. They should be saving the day, not covering their own asses.

Fantastic Four (2005) (part 2 of 3)

The Fantastic Four spend almost the entire film mostly cleaning up after their own mistakes. No joke. Every time they spring into action, it's a direct result of one of them doing something dumb. Didn't this seem like a bad, bad idea to anyone? We watch superhero movies to see the heroes being heroic, not bungling things so badly that they cause massive injuries and property damage, if not outright deaths. They should be saving the day, not covering their own asses.