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Today I begin a new series that combines my fondness for film with the joy I have of being a parent. Like most geek dads or dads in general I am eager to share the things I have a passion for with my son. Growing up I can remember my dad doing the same. As a proud Air Force veteran with a father who made his living working for the Rail Road my dad grew up with his own passions and hobbies. Some of my greatest memories as a child are the times I spent seeing my dad gushing at train museums, getting lost in amazement at air shows, or simply try to gather as much information as possible about World War II. Now as I am closing in on the two year mark of being a dad I am beginning to brainstorm on what movies are must sees for my son. »
- Dan Clark
Matthew Byrd Feb 27, 2017
Say what you will about the 1995 film adaptation of Mortal Kombat, but director Paul W.S. Anderson's version of the famous fighting game was faithful to its source material. All the principle characters were in place, and there was an honest attempt at telling a story that fit within the Mortal Kombat universe.
Sure, the film had issues, but given how the sequel turned out, it's easy to see how the original could have been much worse. Actually, the film was apparently going to be quite different if New Line had gotten their way.
During an episode of IGN Unfiltered, Mortal Kombat co-creator Ed Boon recalled some of the discussions he had with New Line executives during his time as a creative consultant on the project. He remembers there being some "pretty interesting discussions" regarding the project, »
2 items from 2017
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