It Does Body Horror Really Well
Long earlier than there have been any rumors that the Dr. Strange sequel may be a horror film, there have been rumors that the Fantastic Four reboot would get there first. You see, the director, Josh Trank, who additionally did the wonderful film Chronicle is a giant fan of David Cronenberg, who just about created the sub-genre of physique horror. In this sub-genre, the horror is definitely of the human physique, often within the type of self-mutilation, however typically, it may be as existential as getting old or deteriorating. This feels like a primary supply to tug from for a superhero film, proper? Well, Fox apparently didn’t assume so, both, which is why there’s so little physique horror within the closing product.
But the stuff that is in there’s truly tremendous efficient. When the crew will get again to Earth, the characters—most notably Miles Teller’s Mr. Fantastic, and Jamie Bell’s The Thing—are actually struggling by means of their transformations, with Jamie Bell’s misery of turning right into a human rock genuinely horrifying, which brings me to my subsequent level.