We kind of get served shit cookies every once in a while and this week’s movie was no exception to this rule. Video Game movies tend to be easy picking, one need only look at the rich history of crapfests that began with Super Uwe Bolls…um Dead, BloodRayne, Max Payne, Silent Hill, Hitman, and today’s installation Mortal Kombat: Annihilation.
The 1997 follow up to the successful first Mortal Kombat movie (why that one is successful is beyond us, but fuck it, that’s a movie for another Monday. At least that one had Christopher Lambert staring as a Chinese lightning God…yeah you read that right, its only slightly more convincing that him as a Scottish Highlander.) I won’t even bother mentioning any of the “stars” because you won’t recognize them outside of this franchise. I will on the other hand tell you that it will set you back 94 minutes of John R. Leonetti directed whatever. Continue reading