A Light Fantastic - By Jeffrey Chen I feel sorry for the Fantastic Four. They were Marvel Comics' first superheroes, but instead of being the revered characters who started it all, they watched Spider-Man, Hulk, and the X-Men surpass them in popularity. The X-Men sting in particular -- after all, why follow... MORE >>
Super Fun - By Betty Jo Tucker Although panned by many of my favorite critics, Fantastic Four worked for me because of its emphasis on pure entertainment: no soul-searching angst or deep messages interfere with its appealing eye-candy, fast-paced fun and cheesy special effects. After watching such... MORE >>
Forgettable Three - By John P. McCarthy The original Marvel comic book may have been innovative, but with the exception of Chris Evans in the slam-dunk role of Johnny Storm, there's nothing new or exciting about this screen version.
The logo adopted by our friendly quartet of superheroes is emblematic of Fantastic Four<... MORE >>