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The Fantastic Four Whoop I Mean The Incredibles.

Discussion in 'Movie Forum' started by Garrett, Dec 8, 2004.

  1. Garrett

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    How the heck have they got away with it the group is all but the same all the character apart from the Human Torch are in there:

    Mr. Incredible/The Thing both strong.
    Elastigirl/Mr Fantastic both stretch.
    Invisible Girl?/ Invisible Girl and that one I found most interesting as I saw a trailer the other day and saw in the film she uses a force field, since when apart from The Fantastic Four has an invisible person used a force field?

    The only change is the boy who runs fast has been used to replace The Human Torch.
     
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    The baby is remarkably like The Human Torch at the end (when he bursts into flames).

    I was sorely disappointed with this film, bland storyline, bland characters, bland dialogue :(
    I really wanted to enjoy it but can't rank it as anything better than average.
     
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    I take it you never saw Shark Tale then? That was the definition of two-dimensional!

    I actually really enjoyed the incredibles...and given the similarity I'd say it's probably intentional. Pixar probably have permission, although wouldn't they have to credit the copyright owners?
     
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    We spent about half the movie with big goofy grins on our faces. I think it helps a lot if you're into the genre. I thought it was the best Pixar effort yet, and it goes right near the top of my feelgood movie pile. Maybe we saw a different film to Eviljohn, because I had no issues with the characters and thought the writing was very sharp.

    Incidentally, I think you'll find there are elements shamlessly nicked from several superhero sources.

    The whole backstory owes a lot to Watchmen, as does the "why capes are bad" routine. Frozone= Iceman. Fantastic Four similarities already mentioned above. Sets straight out of Bond (as is the music - Brad Bird actually wanted John Barrie to do it!).

    Oh, and many people have suggested that a major character bears an uncanny resemblance to Harry Knowles from Ain't it Cool News!
     
  5. Garrett

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    I did noticed the music used for the trailer was from OHMSS.
     
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    I loved this movie too, one of the best of the year in my book. Great script, and an interesting take on the super hero genre :)

    Will be interesting to see how Fantastic Four compares.
     
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    this film was awesome...funniest bit for me was the (potential spoiler) little kid on the bike at the end of the driveway!!!

    brilliant!!!
     
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    he was cool, his last line just made the movie for me, loved this film, best pixar movie yet. and....(and the ending, maybe a sequel? here's hoping :thumbsup: )
     

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