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Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer

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Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG
runtime:
95 minutes
Wide Release Date:
06/15/07
performer:
Jessica Alba, Chris Evans, Michael Chiklis, Ioan Gruffudd
director:
Tim Story
distributor:
20th Century Fox Film Corporation
author:
Don Payne
genre:
Sci-fi and Fantasy, ActionAdventure

We gave it a C-

If you swept the cosmic dust of the superhero boom into a flimsy dustpan, you’d have the Fantastic Four franchise. In Rise of the Silver Surfer, Marvel’s serendipitously irradiated family must stop a massive, planet-eating plot device by unraveling the secrets of the Silver Surfer, a rapturous screensaver of a creation. He also doesn’t talk much, which is a blessing: The dialogue aims young and low, and sounds translated from comic-book Esperanto. C-