Fans have been waiting years -- ever since it was teased -- at the prospect of having the two most popular titans going head to head in an ultimate winner takes all fight to the finish.
The 2021 reboot to the cult-class Mortal Kombat released way back in 1995 brings back a lot of characters that fans will instantly recognize along with several others who have never before made it to the silver screen.
After announcing that their 2021 slate of movies would have same-day release dates for theaters and its HBO Max streaming service, Warner Bros. also gave fans stuck at home during shelter-in-place orders something else to look forward to during the holiday season.
It's a mix of Freaky Friday and the Breakfast Club, but the action/adventure twist makes Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle a fun film. It also helps that the movie doesn't eschew character building and development.
With the world in turmoil after Superman's death, fear has risen to new heights. Who will protect Earth from the incoming alien forces being called by the powerful Mother Boxes?
Hela appears in Asgard, where her claim to the throne hits deaf ears -- that's what happens when an entire era's history is wiped away or covered up. Viewed as an invading force, Asgard's army tries to hold her at bay but fails miserably against Odin's strongest child.
Three separate and converging scenarios are spliced together to form the narrative -- one beginning a week before (land), another starting a day before (sea), and the third (air) taking off an hour before the final events in the movie.
The single best decision for the movie was the exclusion of an origin story -- which would have made it the third retelling in 15 years. Spider-Man: Homecoming arrives ready to go, and he's a bit more evolved than any previous version's first single-movie appearance.
Fast-forward to the present, some time in 2104. Humanity is on the verge of extinction, and a group of colonizers are sent aboard the ship Covenant to a very distant planet that could host as a new Earth.
Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2 kicks off just as Peter Quill, aka Star-Lord (Chris Pratt), and company get ready to fulfill their latest job -- inter-dimensional pest-control. Buoyed by their success in taking out Rohan the Accuser, the team has become the go-to group for solving galaxy-sized problems.