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Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer Reviews

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Dave White

Boring is the deal.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: C-

July 6, 2010
Scott Huver

A little tastier but still far from a gourmet feast.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3/5

July 6, 2010
Peter Keough
Boston Phoenix

Despite some gratuitous allusions to Gitmo, the third-rate effects and the two-bit characters make this a summer wipeout.

Full Review Source: Boston Phoenix | Original Score: 1/4

April 23, 2009
Jeff Bayer
The Scorecard Review

When Jessica Alba was at the MTV Movie Awards she called Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer the best family/comedy of the summer. That alone should spell disaster for a superhero film.

Full Review Source: The Scorecard Review | Original Score: 3/10

March 3, 2008
Brandon Fibbs

It doesn't suck. Or maybe I went into the theater with such low expectations that it couldn't possibly be as bad as my imagination had concocted.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 5/10

February 28, 2008
Bruce Bennett
Spectrum (St. George, Utah)

Parents longing for entertaining and intelligent family superhero fare would be much better served renting 2005's Zathura or Sky High.

Full Review Source: Spectrum (St. George, Utah) | Original Score: C

January 4, 2008
Amber Wilkinson
Eye for Film

While the gags are aimed squarely at a family audience, there's nothing wrong with that and this is certainly a film you could take even tiddlers to without worrying they are going to have nightmares later.

Full Review Source: Eye for Film | Original Score: 3/5

December 7, 2007
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

While the Silver Surfer cushions the blow, this is a sequel I can ultimately throw away...

Full Review Source: Cinema Crazed

November 17, 2007
JoBlo's Movie Emporium

Can't anyone in comic book movies come up with new villains anymore?

Full Review Source: JoBlo's Movie Emporium | Original Score: 5/10

November 17, 2007
Jeffrey Chen
Window to the Movies

This sequel is out, overall succumbing to the weaknesses of the first movie, which, once again, relegates it to sitting at the kids' table at the gathering of comic book movies.

Full Review Source: Window to the Movies | Original Score: 4/10

November 8, 2007
Sandie Angulo Chen
Common Sense Media

Much better than the first; OK for tweens and up.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 3/5

October 31, 2007
Dana Stevens
Top Critic IconTop Critic

An off-brand superhero movie, the cinematic equivalent of one of those generic breakfast cereals with a badly drawn squirrel for a mascot.

Full Review Source: Slate

September 22, 2007
John Hazelton
Screen International

The same kind of lightweight but well executed comic book-based romp as its predecessor.

Full Review Source: Screen International

September 22, 2007
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

For a film that's supposed to be playful, it's an awful, tedious drudge.

Full Review Source: Antagony & Ecstasy | Original Score: 4/10

September 12, 2007
Kevin A. Ranson

Characters to love, story to hate.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 1.5/4.0

August 12, 2007
Christopher Smith
Bangor Daily News (Maine)

A big-budget bust, and while it isn't as awful as its lame 2005 predecessor, it does come close to achieving the former film's sense of decay.

Full Review Source: Bangor Daily News (Maine) | Original Score: D+

July 25, 2007
Rob Gonsalves

I have read many of the legitimate criticisms of this sequel, and I agree with them, and I do not care.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 4/5

July 23, 2007
Joe Lozito
Big Picture Big Sound

As the Surfer rises, so too does this franchise.

Full Review Source: Big Picture Big Sound | Original Score: 3/4

July 14, 2007
David N. Butterworth

While not entirely fantastic, this Four is fun, fast-paced, and family friendly.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 2.5/4

July 12, 2007
Wade Major
Boxoffice Magazine

A merciful dearth of plot in favor of mindless set pieces, so-so effects work and passable PG-rated humor.

Full Review Source: Boxoffice Magazine | Original Score: 2/5

July 11, 2007
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