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.
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?
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.
Ryan Gosling stars as Agent KD6-3.7, a blade runner. Blade runners are specialized police officers-slash-assassins tasked with taking down replicants, which are bioengineered humans.
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.