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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Ioan Gruffudd
Michael Chiklis
Jessica Alba
Chris Evans
Julian McMahon
Directors
Tim Story
Screenwriters
Michael France
Mark Frost
Running Time
105 minutes

Fantastic Four


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Plot
During a space mission to do something confusingly scientific, a strange storm affects reticent egghead Reed Richards (Gruffudd), his ex-girlfriend Sue (Alba), her arrogant boyfriend Vincent (McMahon), her cocky younger brother (Evans) and their grouchy buddy Ben (Chiklis), inbuing them all with special powers.


Verdict
Fleetingly enjoyable in very short bursts, this is the most cynically constructed event movie in recent memory, its heart purely in its wallet. A fantastic bore.


Reviewed by Olly Richards

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