Fantastic Four and Grief

30 11 2012

The 2005 Fantastic Four movie is actually quite a decent film. Similar to Thor, it is much better if you view it as a character movie rather than an action movie – which often causes people to underrate its quality. Throughout the movie, the conflict between the Fantastic Four and Doctor Doom largely took a back seat to the conflict between the Four themselves, and their adjustment to their new powers. The Four (plus Doom) all have different reactions to the changes in their lives, with each character representing one of the five stages of grief: Read the rest of this entry »