It has been years and years within the making however lastly, the all-new gritty MORTAL KOMBAT reboot hits theaters and HBO Max this weekend. Whereas the filmmakers have been hyping it up as among the best battle motion pictures ever made for a while now, the tip result’s seeing a combined response from critics. Matt Rooney hated the movie (see his video evaluation above), giving it an abysmal 3/10. Over at our horror sister web site, Arrow within the Head, critic Lance Vlcek (aka The Iceman) was far more enthusiastic, giving it a powerful 8/10.
I noticed the movie for myself the opposite day and my opinion falls someplace between Matt and Lance’s. Whereas I did not assume it was terrible, I used to be disapointed by how uninteresting it was at instances and will assist however assume that the 1995 Paul W.S. Anderson film was much more enjoyable. Whereas I appreciated the gory fatalities, I additionally hated the truth that the entire match angle is performed down. Why make a Mortal Kombat film with no legit match? Within the pantheon of nice martial arts match motion pictures it ranks method under Enter the Dragon and Bloodsport, though do not get me incorrect – it is 1,000,000 instances higher than Mortal Kombat: Annihilation.
That mentioned, what critics assume would not matter a hill of beans. What we’re actually interested in right here at JoBlo is whether or not YOU – the followers – dug it. Now’s your time to shine – so discuss again under! And, it goes with out saying – SPOILERS BELOW!