Latest iteration of ‘Fantastic Four’ is a fantastic flop

In 2012, director Josh Trank brought something new to the superhero genre with the dark and sharp-edged film “Chronicle,” which focused more on character development than on grandiose action sequences. In brief, ephemeral moments, that mentality can be seen in Trank’s reboot of the popular Marvel comic “Fantastic Four,” but
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‘Fruitvale Station’ strikes a chord

Ryan Coogler's film offers a raw depiction of real life events

“Fruitvale Station” is particularly close to home for East Bay residents, evoking familiarity with the eponymous BART stop or the tragic incident that took place on New Year’s Day of 2009. In his first feature-length film, East Bay native Ryan Coogler presents a haunting, tense and striking dramatization of the
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