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The UnPopular Opinion: Warcraft

THE UNPOPULAR OPINION is an ongoing column featuring different takes on films that either the writer HATED, but that the majority of film fans LOVED, or that the writer LOVED, but that most others LOATHED. We're hoping this column will promote constructive and geek fueled discussion. Enjoy! ****SOME SPOILERS ENSUE**** We as movie fans have been spoiled. Prior to the 21st...
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12.15.2016
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Exclusive: Go behind the scenes with Garona in this Warcraft Blu-ray feature

For our Blu-ray collectors out there, the latest video game-turned-movie hits Blu-ray/DVD tomorrow in a spiffy, feature-filled set. I'm of course referring to Duncan Jones ' latest opus, WARCRAFT. This fantasy epic follows an Orc horde as they invade the planet Azeroth, starting a war with the resident humans and some dissenting Orcs who truly know what's at stake. If...
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09.26.2016
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Duncan Jones speaks candidly about Warcraft's failure and a sequel

WARCRAFT didn't exactly break the mold of video games-turned-films, but it does have its audience (mostly in China). Still, the film hardly churned out the profits studios were hoping for, and director Duncan Jones acknowledges as much in a recent interview with Thrillist . It's a good read, for those interested, and while he doesn't come out and bash WARCRAFT or anything...
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08.30.2016
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Review: Warcraft

PLOT: Worlds collide when an army of orcs flee their dying land and encroach on a civilization of humans. REVIEW: For a movie about mystical realms, fantastical creatures and great battles between man and monster, WARCRAFT is disappointingly short on imagination and enjoyment. It's a movie only a console could love: Practically every frame is filled to the brim with CG...
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06.08.2016
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JoBlo Movie Trivia Quiz: Films based on Video Games

Welcome to JoBlo.com's Stunning Movie Trivia Quizzes! While there are plenty of incredibly successful video games in the world, the films based upon those video games rarely seem to work out. With the mixed reception that Duncan Jones ' WARCRAFT has received, it would seem that the video game movie curse is still in effect. As we continue waiting for the first great video...
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06.08.2016
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First reviews are in for Duncan Jones' Warcraft

WARCRAFT is set to open in a number of foreign markets this weekend ahead of its U.S. debut next month, and several early reviews of the film have emerged online. If you're a fan of the popular video game series, you'll probably enjoy the Duncan Jones -directed adaptation, but based on these reviews, it sounds like the movie won't do much for non-fans. We'll have...
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05.25.2016
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Duncan Jones and More Talk Warcraft During Our Visit to ILM!

After ten years in development, WARCRAFT  is finally coming to theaters next month! If you've seen the trailers, you know what a huge part visual effects play in the film, and who better to handle those effects than Lucasfilm's own Industrial Light & Magic. I had the opportunity to head up to San Francisco into the heart of ILM and speak with filmmaker Duncan Jones...
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05.16.2016
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Humans and orcs fight together in the new trailer for Duncan Jones' Warcraft

For Duncan Jones ' (SOURCE CODE, MOON) latest, audiences will be transported to the realm of Azeroth where civilization faces a fearsome race of invaders: orc warriors fleeing their dying home. The humans face destruction as the orcs face extinction. From the opposing sides, two heroes are set on a collision course that will decide the fate of their people and their home. Get a...
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04.19.2016
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Magic and steel clash in the international trailer for Warcraft

The peaceful realm of Azeroth stands on the brink of war as its civilization faces a fearsome race of invaders: orc warriors fleeing their dying home to colonize another. As a portal opens to connect the two worlds, one army faces destruction and the other faces extinction. From opposing sides, two heroes are set on a collision course that will decide the fate of their family, their...
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03.29.2016
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New poster and TV spot arrive for Duncan Jones' Warcraft

WARCRAFT portrays the origin story of the initial encounters between the humans and the orcs, with an emphasis upon both the Alliance's and the Horde's sides of their conflict. Does that do anything for ya? Perhaps the following TV spot featuring new footage will tickle your Warcraft bone! It's always easy to get lost in the shuffle when you're being...
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03.18.2016
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Warcraft director Duncan Jones shares a few behind-the-scenes photos

As I've never played any of the various installments of Warcraft, I am not very familiar with what it's all about; I know there are Orcs, I know there are humans, and I know whatever else I gleaned from that episode of South Park, so when the first trailer for Duncan Jones ' WARCRAFT debuted, it felt like a confusing mess of computer-generated craziness. That said, I am...
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03.03.2016
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Get ready for war with this first TV spot for Duncan Jones' Warcraft

The first television spot for WARCRAFT has landed online, and although it doesn't have much footage that wasn't in the first trailer , there are some new shots. I wasn't that impressed with the debut trailer for the upcoming film, however I'm still interested in seeing it, mostly because it was directed by MOON and SOURCE CODE director Duncan Jones . I'm also...
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01.25.2016
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