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How ‘Warcraft’ Aims to Break the Video Game Movie Curse


Traditionally, video game movies are not good. History tells us they simply do not work. It’s kind of impressive, actually, how every single adaptation has failed to turn out a genuinely good movie. The closest we’ve come is Edge of Tomorrow, which feels like a video game adaptation but isn’t one. However, we just might be on the cusp of seeing the curse broken once and for all, and Universal Pictures, co-writer/director Duncan Jones, and producers Charles Roven, Thomas Tull, Jon Jashni, Alex Gartner and Stuart Fennegan are trying their darndest with Warcraft, a film that I was lucky enough to see being made in Vancouver last spring during a fascinating (and somewhat overwhelming) set visit.

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-Foxtrot954d ago

Yeah I don't think it's going to do that

Porcelain_Chicken954d ago

You seem so sure. Personally this is the first time I'm even remotely interested in a video game movie. And I've never played a WoW game.

OJSoFunky953d ago

I hope that it'll break the curse, but it looks like a mess to me atm.