Let me just save you some money this weekend and tell you not to watch Fantastic Four… or should I say NOT SO Fantastic Four. #smh
It's sad, really. The reboot of Fantastic Four had so much potential. The hype that it built up with its amazing trailer was off the charts, the cast was phenomenal, the CGI was terrific, but somehow it still fell short. Sigh. #smh
Don't get me wrong. I absolutely LOVED the first 45 minutes of the movie. I loved the buildup of the friendships and the characters. I loved the cast. I loved the easy way the story flowed.
I cringed a little by the try-hard way they made the audience laugh, but shrugged it off coz everything else was going pretty smoothly.
In fact, I was so invested in the characters, I almost cried when I saw The Thing and I hated Reed with a passion for a short lil while. But that's when I still loved the movie.
And my gahd, did I squeal when they reached the other dimension. I also died of happiness a little inside when they all got their powers. And then, right after the return of Doom, they lost me. Completely. #smh
Not lost in the sense that I was confused or anything. They kinda just rushed everything after that. Not to mention the fact that the setting was very Terminator Genisys. Except Genisys was better. And that's not saying much. #smh
And the worst part? We waited til the end of the credits with hopes that the after-credits would salvage the movie. THERE WERE NO AFTER-CREDITS. So yeah, that was even more time wasted. #smh
Fantastic Four ruined what could have potentially been a great new beginning for the team. Is it better than the old one? Yeah, I'd say so. I like the darker mood. I like the cast. But they definitely should not have rushed the second half like that.
Is it worth your time and money? I'd say not. Go watch Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation instead. Now THAT's an AMAZING movie. But hey, have I mentioned that I like the cast? :p