Geek Review: Fantastic Four (2015)

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A four is not a vowel.

So, I finally saw the new Fantastic Four.

Look, no one logging in here today is looking for a Fantastic Four movie review.  You want Star Wars.  But I’m prepping for an unexpected but totally expected journey.  I couldn’t go today.  Instead, I went for this…whatever it was…on pay per view.

Thoughts and some SPOILERS after the cut.

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Possible Other Michael B. Jordan As The Son Of Carl Weathers Sequels

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For a movie that sounded like it was a bad joke…Sylvestor Stalone’s Rocky training the son of Carl Weather’s Apollo Creed…Creed has been getting an incredible amount of buzz.  Oscar buzz even.  Jenny says it is fantastic, so I might have to check it out.  (I have seen six more Rocky movies than Jenny, so I might have a bit of a different perspective.)

After the cut, a collection of movie posters for possible movies that also feature MBJ playing the son of the character originally played by Carl Weathers…

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Gabbing Geek Box Office Report- Straight Into the Box Office

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Did the Fantastic Four jump over Mission Impossible and newcomers Straight Outta Compton and the Man From UNCLE to claim the top spot? No. It didn’t. Who won the week?
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Gabbing Geek Box Office Report- Not Sure How Fantastic It Is

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The critics weren’t kind.  Audiences gave it an equally bad grade.  Could Fantastic Four even hold off a popular Mission Impossible film in its second frame?  
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Four Fantastic Reasons YOU SHOULD SEE The Fantastic Four

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If you happened to listen to our podcast the other day, you would have known that I was looking forward to seeing the new Fantastic Four movie. My heart was broken on air when I found out that the Rotten Tomatoes average review score was at a measly 18%, only to spiral downward Thursday morning to a whopping 8% – dear god! That’s only 2% better than Paul Blart 2. I was ready for this movie to be DOOMED.

But you know what? The critics are suffering from MCU syndrome. They have all been spoiled for too long. And sometimes they get it wrong, just see these previous examples.  Fantastic Four is a fun movie! That’s right – I like it! Don’t roll your eyes just yet, before you call bull-shit, see my four fantastics reasons for why YOU TOO should see the new Fantastic Four movie:

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Fantastic Four Throwbacks: Then & Now (Infographic)

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The newest movie, Fantastic Four hit theaters last night, so we thought it would be a perfect time to pull together all of the group’s looks in one infographic! This image shows 15 of the superheroes’ notable outfits, and is narrated by the Invisible Woman herself, Sue Storm. See how over 50 years of comic domination has changed over the years:

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Trank Delivers: Fantastic Four Is Better Than You’ve Heard. In Fact, It Is Pretty Darn Good (Spoiler Free)

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Forget about losing the Star Wars standalone film.  Josh Trank’s next assignment will be directing Joey Tribbiani’s next Gonorrhea commercial based on  the 10% Rotten Tomatoes score that Fantastic Four is currently sporting.  But I gotta tell you.  It ain’t fair.  Fantastic Four is a smart movie that delivers something bold and fresh.  Find out why the critics missed the mark after the jump.
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Best Superhero Movies That Are NOT DC/Marvel Universe

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If Sony get REALLY desperate…

 

For years, Marvel couldn’t get a movie off the ground and DC owned the big screen with Superman and Batman. Eventually, Marvel caught and passed DC; which will try to return to the pinnacle with Batsoup. Today we take a look at the superhero films that excelled despite not having the built in advantage of the DC/Marvel banner. And as a Gabbing Geek bonus, we’ll also tell you where the film’s characters would best fit if you shoehorned it into the DC or Marvel comicverse.  Cuz we’re awesome like that.
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