Fantastic Four is one of the few early 21st century Marvel films to not age well as the film marks its 15th anniversary since opening in theaters in 2005. The premise of the film is simple and it’s one that stays true to the comics in theory. Physicist Reed Richards (Ioan Gruffudd) and astronaut Ben Grimm (Michael Chiklis) need Von Doom Industries CEO Victor Von Doom’s (Julian McMahon) space station. The reason is to test…"Fantastic Four Marks Its 15th Anniversary"
Flammable Children, while released as Swinging Safari in its native Australia, takes us back to the 1970s for a nostalgic comedy. The nostalgia starts the moment that “Spirit in the Sky” starts to play during the opening credits. It’s from this point where writer-director Stephan Elliott wisely introduces us to the people in the neighborhood along the beach. We’re introduced through Jeff Marsh (Atticus Robb), who serves as the narrator. We soon meet the Halls, Jones,…"Chicago Film Festival 2018: Flammable Children"