The Fate of the Fantastic Four

The science – fiction / fantasy /action – adventure / horror film ( which I tend to view as a meta – genre ) has yet to do the Fantastic Four right. I have NO idea why.
& DC should man – up, think outside the box, color outside the lines, dial back on the Superman / Batman movies, & do one about the Doom Patrol, a team of reluctant, freakish heroes not unlike the FF & X – Men.

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I probably talk about comics too often, I mean for a page dedicated to pop culture in general there’s quite a lot of content here dedicated to just superheroes and comic books. Though, at this point they’ve become a cornerstone of pop culture and it’s quite hard to avoid, especially when there’s a major release this week. But in light of negative reviews and the recent cancellation of its source material, not talking about the Fantastic Four is damn near impossible.

I think it’s best to start by telling you that I enjoy the premise of the Fantastic Four. Though it is a little cliché, Fantastic Four is the ideal team-up. There’s the smart one, the strong one, the funny one and…well the girl. Though they may not be the strongest team, they still are very much dependent on each other for the success and that’s really what a good…

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Author: danielrappletonyahoocom

Science - fiction, fantasy, horror & suspense ( But not really " nerd / geek " material ), armchair cultural anthropologist, interested in archaeology ( Although the closest I've been to an actual dig - site was Pinson Mounds outside Memphis ), & interested in the obscure, strange or sometimes things that would bore or put off other people.

4 thoughts on “The Fate of the Fantastic Four”

  1. My brother, Doug Jones, played the Silver Surfer in the second film. I was disappointed that they voiced him over (as were many of his fans). Overall, the movie was a cartoonish disappointment, but I thought he did a fabulous job of interpreting the movements of that character. I think the Disney Marvel franchise has done the best job of interpreting and re-imagining the Marvel Universe.

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  2. I just hope Fox’s rights to FF will revert to Marvel quickly. Doom Patrol is a great idea by the way and they are getting a new comic in September as part of the new “Young Animal” imprint DC is creating.

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