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Dungeons & Dragons:
The 2023 Movie Reboot

D&D has had a rough go in the theatrical scene, but an upcoming reboot promises to have the star power and budget to break the curse of past box office failures.

January 27, 2022 — It has been a full 48 years since the original publishing of the role-playing, tabletop masterpiece Dungeons & Dragons. In that rather tumultuous half-century, the much-loved franchise has seen countless reimaginings — from various tabletop editions and spinoffs to video games and films.


Mortal Kombat (2021) Review

MMA fighter Cole Young seeks out Earth’s greatest champions to stand against the enemies of Outworld in an end-game battle for the universe.

April 30, 2021 — It has been almost 30 years since Mortal Kombat first worked its way into fans’ hearts — mostly by tearing them still beating out of their chests. Mortal Kombat remains one of gaming’s most beloved beat-em-up franchises and it is surprising it has taken almost 24 years for the series to return to the silver screen. FULL STORY »

Warhammer Fan-Film ‘Chaos Rising’ Is Brutal and Epic

Living history meets fantasy war-games in a blood-soaked fan-film, world class stunt team bring the worlds of Warhammer fantasy to an isolated Scottish fort.

March 31, 2021 — As many of our readers already know, Warhammer is a tabletop miniature wargame that has become an international franchise and pop-culture phenomenon. Especially in the recent decade. FULL STORY »

The New Krew: Remaking ‘Mortal Kombat’ With Grit

Director Simon McQuoid assembles impressive cast and crew to ensure fans will enjoy the new ‘Mortal Kombat’ movie; new MMA character added to franchise.

March 20, 2021 — Bringing video games to the screen in live-action has a storied, and oft cursed history. With many flops, near misses, and catastrophes. Just over 25 years ago, a prolific director of video game adaptations Paul W.S. Anderson — with Resident Evil and Monster Hunter now also under his belt — was considered to have broken this curse in 1995 with his Mortal Kombat. FULL STORY »

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