The newest incarnation of the Fantastic Four to hit the big screen is… MoreThe newest incarnation of the Fantastic Four to hit the big screen is something of a mixed bag. And by that, I mean it's literally 2/3 of a really great movie spliced together with 1/3 of absolute crap.
Director Josh Trank's sophomore film is the victim of some of the most heinous studio intervention I've ever seen. 20th Century Fox has obviously stripped this movie down to its bare bones and swapped out whatever ending the film was supposed to have for a generic, heroes-clobber-the-villain-while-a-giant-pillar-of-light-shoots-into-the-sky finale that comes as a giant letdown-- especially considering how smart and grounded the film had been up to that point. (more to come)