PARK CITY, Utah, Jan. 19 (UPI) — Captain Marvel directors Ryan Fleck and Anna Boden went back to their indie drama roots with Freaky Tales, which premiered Thursday at the Sundance film festival. Unfortunately, the film is more derivative and misguided than most Hollywood studio films.

Freaky Tales is an anthology of four stories set in 1987 Oakland whose characters intersect. The opening narration tells of a green substance that fell to Earth and plays a small role in each tale.


 “Freaky Tales,” which premiered Thursday at the Sundance Film Festival, is Ryan Fleck and Anna Bolden’s follow-up to “Captain Marvel,” but their anthology film does little more than copy superior films.  Read More