In preparation for the new Mortal Kombat movie, The Ringer is reminiscing about the 1995 version and the games that inspired both. Follow along with our coverage below, and be sure to “Finish him!”
Apr 20, 2021, 6:10am EDT
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Revisiting the 1995 "classic" ahead of the ultra-ultra-grisly reboot hitting HBO Max and theaters this weekend
It’s true: Films adapted from video games are generally not very good. But ahead of Friday’s release of ‘Mortal Kombat,’ it’s time to acknowledge the one director who’s had more success with the endeavor than critics are willing to admit.