Latest posts by Kieran Fisher (see all)
- Comic Book Artist Scott Hampton Discusses ‘American Gods’ - 14th March 2018
- It’s Been 20 Years in the Making, But Nic Cage Finally Gets to Play Superman This Summer - 13th March 2018
- Why Do Vídeo Game Movies Suck? - 11th March 2018
Early reviews for the latest Tomb Raider are positive for the most part? Could it be that we’re finally getting a video game movie that’s considered good?
Personally, I find MOST video games entertaining. Our very own Nat once went to bat for the first Mortal Kombat adaptation and I agree with every single word of it. That said, while we’re fans of video game movies here at TNC, we never claimed to be tasteful. There’s no denying that their reception has been overwhelmingly negative for the most part, after all. But why is that?
In this brilliant vídeo essay by Youtuber The Closer Look, he explores some of the reasons why our favorite games fail to capture our hearts and imaginations in cinema. Enjoy.