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.
The real story and mystery reveals itself as a parable about good vs. evil, treating your guests hospitably, and the current state of our nation.
The Disaster Artist (the movie) centers on the relationship between Tommy Wiseau (James Franco) and his best friend Greg (Dave Franco) who find a common bond as aspiring actors. They team up and move to Los Angeles to take Hollywood by storm.
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.
It's a shame the series has to go out on a low note, especially because the potential was there to make this one big send-off.
It's disappointing, underwhelming, and counter to everything I expected it to be.
But maybe that's the point.
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?