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-
Genre: Sci-fi and Fantasy, Action/Adventure; Starring: Jessica Alba, Chris Evans, Michael Chiklis, Ioan Gruffudd; Director: Tim Story; Author: Don Payne; Release Date Wide: 06/15/2007; Runtime (in minutes): 95; MPAA Rating: PG; Distributor: 20th Century Fox Film Corporation
Posted June 15 2007 — 12:00 AM EDT
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