In the end, even after 2 1/2 hours, it felt like a run off the mill popcorn movie. Army of the Dead was well made but it wasn’t shocking, mind blowing or a game changer in the zombie genre.

All in all, Mortal Kombat as a source material, already had a lot going for it, a good story, a cool soundtrack and great character quotes. It was truly amazing how Warner Bros and New Line Cinema could fail so badly given these built in elements. But they managed to do it glowingly. At the end of the day, it was all style and no substance. It was a weak attempt to replicate the success of a beloved video game.