‘Mortal Kombat’ Review — A Flawed Victory

Test your might with the newest cinematic adaptation of the classic video game, Mortal Kombat. This fantasy action film from first-time director Simon McQuoid is Hollywood’s first attempt at an MK movie since 1997’s Mortal Kombat: Annihilation, widely considered a cinematic fatality.

Video game movies don’t have a glowing reputation, and neither do reboots of long-expired movie franchises…