Fantastic Four 3D | Chicago Reader

Fantastic Four 3D

For the first half hour or so, this Marvel Comics adaptation approximates the childlike wonder of Close Encounters of the Third Kind. A kindhearted scientist assembles a team of young prodigies to construct a machine that will transport people to an alternate universe. All four principals—Miles Teller, Kate Mara, Michael B. Jordan, and Jamie Bell—are well cast, and their gee-whiz idealism is just right for the wide-eyed perspective of director Josh Trank. His film turns into yet another special effects showcase once the quartet gain superpowers, but at least the effects look good.

Credits

Director:

  • Josh Trank

Cast:

  • Miles Teller
  • Michael Jordan
  • Kate Mara
  • Jamie Bell
  • Toby Kebbell
  • Reg Cathey
  • Tim Nelson

Producers:

  • Simon Kinberg
  • Matthew Vaughn
  • Hutch Parker
  • Robert Kulzar
  • Gregory Goodman

What others are saying

  • Add a review

    Rating

    Select a star to rate.