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Darren says

Plagued by many problems - commitment to the roles, this movie squanders the chance to use some of the greatest storylines in FF history - the surfer and the world-eater. The surfer is better handled but the character interplay is unbelievable and goofy.

Tym says

The same problems as the first, but with a decent take on the Surfer.

Ciaran says

Biggest let down in comic book film history. This is how you bring Galactus to life?

After a wonky warm-up, hopes were high that this sequel would hit high-gear adapting such a crucial storyline.

The arrival of the god-like Galactus and his herald, the Silver Surfer, is one of the cataclismic game-changers in comics history. Lee and Kirby's 1966 opus redefined epic scope in the person of Galactus, devourer of worlds, but also refined depth with the anguished soul-searching of the Surfer. From here, comics would only grow more astronomical in their cosmic threats, while growing more interiority within their characters. The Silver Surfer hit such a chord with the college audience that Marvel was hailed as leading the revolution to mature the comics genre.

This film tries harder to make the team dynamic gel this time, the harping and hugging, and perhaps better than the first. Yet the strongest asset, and the main worth of the film, is the Surfer himself; Doug Jones brings a supple bearing to the conflicted herald Norrin Radd, while Laurence Fishburne brings solemnity with the voice, and the FX are solid. But Galactus is another matter best left undiscussed. The two FF films were modest box office successes, but were undertowed by the general dissatifaction felt by the fans and the audiences that they were nice tries with too few highs.