Mixed Reviews for Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer
According to AICN, the guy who report the super-negative review has since been hunted down by Fox and fired for breaking his silence (on how crappy he thought the film was). Jesus Christ dude! Take it easy. I understand the whole review/screening report embargo thing but damn. With people now breaking the embargo to post positive reviews, one has to wonder if Fox will hunt them down as well.
My guess: probably not.
First Positive Review
Memflix? Well we just disagree on the whole thing.
Tim Story has done the what so far this summer was impossible. He made an enjoyable comic book film that was 1 million times better than its predecesor. It's not heavy, dark or bad looking. It did not suck as much I worried about going into the theater. It's an improvement in every way. Thing looks better, Reed's powers look better (and not like that awful ad that ran BEFORE the FX were complete) and Alba is smoking.
Second Positive Review
Anyway, to the film itself. It was perfect. Absolutely perfect. In the same way that Spider-man 3 was actually a bit disappointing.
There's nothing I'd change about this film. It's light-hearted without damaging the characters, funny, and the action is spot-on. A huge improvement on the first film.
Both reviews had some spoilers so I tried to scan through them quick. I did notice that neither mentioned the film's uber-short running time. Hmmm. Make your own impressions by checking out the early reviews for Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer at AICN.
Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer opens to theaters
on June 15th.