Wow...I can't believe this


I can't believe that some of you like this idea! I must say that I was totally excited to hear of a reboot concept for the series...making it dark and violent like the first game was...but this??? Why must everything be re-imagined??? I wanted to see Mortal Kombat the way it was intended to be...a dark, martial arts movie with characters who poses mystical powers...not made for children. I can't believe this new concept...I couldn't even watch the entire thing, it looks so stupid. I hope they don't make this movie and if they do, I know I won't be going to see it.

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^ The new webseries will have the same director and directing style but it wont have Rebirth's story.

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"not made for children"

If this was made for children, then I wonder what the adult version would be like. smh

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Yeah I didn't mean that I thought this ridiculous concept for Mortal Kombat was made for children...just meant that the original movie by Paul W.S. Anderson was very much meant to walk the line between kid-friendly movie and movie made for adults. I want to see a visually stunning Mortal Kombat movie intended for adult audiences thats all...hearts getting ripped out, spines getting torn out, heads exploding from too much lightning, flames from hellspawned spectres
incinerating Cryomancer Assassins...you know all the stuff we loved about the first game.

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An American Werewolf in London

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hearts getting ripped out, spines getting torn out, heads exploding from too much lightning, flames from hellspawned spectres


Let's be honest here. The whole point of this was to add a large amount of realism into the game, even though some things (Scorpion's eyes, and Reptile's origins seem fishy, but it does make some sense when it's explained). Your examples, however, are really unrealistic, unless you want a film with comedy and such. The closest you may get to something realistic involving a game with such gore is mutilation (or being impaled in a gruesome fashion), decapitation, and in some cases, castration, among others.

Ugh! I felt sick thinking about those things.

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Your examples, however, are really unrealistic, unless you want a film with comedy and such.


It's all about execution. Look at movies like Sin City and 300; over the top violent and gory, but not really hilarious or campy in the least.

Realism doesn't mean "plausibility", which is why a short like Rebirth is futile to the franchise.

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There's a difference actually.

1. Sin City and 300 were directly from comic books. Everything was included to a tee from the comics to film.

2. Budget

Though I wouldn't mind blood, I don't want so much exaggerated gore that the film ends up looking like something from Piranha 3D.

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Believe it

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couldn't watch the whole thing? it was seriously a couple of minutes of talking followed by a decently shot fight scene. Regardless if it didn't seem like mortal kombat, It was short fun fight.

anyway.. webseries coming out in the next couple of weeks which should be following more closely to the origins.

I don't think people realize how hard it is to take mortal kombat where characters, dressed in bright colors, scream ridicoulous things at each other and rip each other apart in comedic ways, and then procede to make it a "dark, martials movie with characters not using mystical powers in the most laughable way. The whole game was trying to be as over the top and as silly as possible. A mans head would fly out of the side and scream "Whoopsies!"

I think people are, without realizing it, re-imagining mortal kombat




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I don't think people realize how hard it is to take mortal kombat where characters, dressed in bright colors, scream ridicoulous things at each other and rip each other apart in comedic ways, and then procede to make it a "dark, martials movie with characters not using mystical powers in the most laughable way. The whole game was trying to be as over the top and as silly as possible. A mans head would fly out of the side and scream "Whoopsies!"

I think people are, without realizing it, re-imagining mortal kombat


First off, it's "Toasty!".

Secondly, you can re-imagine a franchise without drastically changing its story.

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doesnt he say both?




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No, it's always been Toasty.

I have tasted the FLESH OF FALLEN ANGELS!

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I always thought that he said "Whoopsie!" when I was little.

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I thought this looked really cool. Keeping it real certainly worked for Batman. And Ironman to a lesser extent. This is the first instance of anything film related, with the Mortal Kombat tag, looking any kind of good. Hope they give this guy the feature and hope he rewrites it as he sees fit.

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Well I must say it may be a little too re-imagined, I do like one aspect of it. I would like to see a Mortal Kombat film with Scorpion as the anti-hero. I know that in the games he works for outworld, but, I like how this short film showed him as fighting for earthrealm.

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I really don´t get the whole discussion going on here.. you HAD a faithfull to the game movie and also a tv series if I remember correctly. It is widely considered a horrible, horrible attemt at a video-game movie. You really want that again??

I thought the short movie looked promising. It tried to base the charakters in reality and I really liked this re-imahination.

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