Review: Mortal Kombat

Mortal Kombat movie poster

In the business of making terrible movies, one way to guarantee success is to makeĀ films that people will still pay to see regardless of their quality. Enter Paul WS Anderson. Aliens vs. Predator, Resident Evil, Death Race. All preexisting IP’s with built in markets. Who cares if the movie sucks as long as the tickets sell? I still went to see AvP, despite the fact I knew it was going to make me bleed out of my eyes. Who is the bigger idiot? PWSA for making that piece of shit or me for paying to see it?

But it wasn’t always like this. Back in ’95 he started his major movie making career with an anomaly – a film based on a video game that was actually pretty good. It’s time to begin…

Fight!

Review: Bloodsport

Bloodsport poster JCVD Gian Galang

The 1980’s were the halcyon days for action films. For me, it was such whimsical nights of watching rented movies that made me into the great man I am today. Guilt-tripping a naive mother into renting the likes of Robocop, Predator, or Die Hard as a seven-year-old was a skill of mine, and I took full advantage of my local corner shop’s extensive collection of over-sized VHS.

But my introduction to the Muscles from Brussels, Jean-Claude Van Damme, came via another member of my family – my cousin

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