Film Review: ‘Warcraft’ is An Okay Movie – If You Know Your Lore


Warcraft, story and characters by Chris Metzen (based on the MMORPG World of Warcraft); written by Duncan Jones and Charles Leavitt; directed by Duncan Jones. Copyright2016


Hollywood has long been mocked for their attempts at trying to get a movie made based on a video game. Ever since Super Mario Bros. (which is, according to Wikipedia, the first film with an international release ever based on a video game), the movies have – for the most part – been mediocre at best, laughably bad at worst (although I admit I have a ‘guilty pleasure-esque’ fondness for Street Fighter).