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Movie Review: So How Was ‘Warcraft’ To A Hardcore ‘World Of Warcraft’ Geek?
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Warcraft Movie Legendary Pictures

Warcraft
Director: Duncan Jones
Screenwriter: Charles Leavitt and Duncan Jones
Cast: Travis Fimmel, Paula Patton, Ben Foster, Dominic Cooper, Toby Kebbell, Ben Schnetzer, Robert Kazinsky, and Daniel Wu
Distributor: Universal Pictures
Rated PG-13 | 123 Minutes
Release Date: June 10th, 2016

Critics have been rather harsh to Warcraft so far, and as the lights dimmed and the movie started, I came into the theater thinking that I was only there to throw a little love on director Duncan Jones. Jones has had a rough year so far, and this whole movie is a big risk for not only him, but also for Blizzard Entertainment, who created the game that the movie draws inspiration from, World of Warcraft.

So how was the movie, when watched by a hardcore WoW geek?

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Movie Review: ‘Warcraft’
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Warcraft Movie Legendary Pictures

Warcraft
Director: Duncan Jones
Screenwriter: Charles Leavitt and Duncan Jones
Cast: Travis Fimmel, Paula Patton, Ben Foster, Dominic Cooper, Toby Kebbell, Ben Schnetzer, Robert Kazinsky, and Daniel Wu
Distributor: Universal Pictures
Rated PG-13 | 123 Minutes
Release Date: June 10th, 2016

It’s not easy being a movie adaptation based on a very popular video game, especially one that has a huge fanbase like “World of Warcraft.” The long-running MMORPG has been a part of the gaming culture for the better part of 20 years, and with that kind of history, there is bound to be a number of stories to work with at anyone’s disposal. So with Warcraft, it was up to Duncan Jones (Moon) to go straight back to the beginning where it all started, and give us a film that both players and non-gamers can appreciate, by tapping into the source material and using the mythology of the fantasy genre.

However, the film does not deliver. In fact, it falls very short of saving the kingdom and lets the castle fall into the enemy known as boredom. Check out my full review below.

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New ‘Warcraft’ Behind The Scenes Videos
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Warcraft

With its June 10th release date fast approaching, Legendary has been releasing plenty of peeks and previews for Warcraft in a home stretch attempt to get as many people as possible who aren’t already sold on the movie excited to see it when it arrives.

Among the videos that have been released are some behind the scenes featurettes that chat with the cast and crew and look at things like training, visual effects—including taking CG character facial expressions and digital hair to another level—and re-creating The Lion’s Pride inn from the game the movie is based on, World of Warcraft.

You can check out all of these videos plus a collection of videos looking at the various individual characters below.

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Watch Now: Second ‘Warcraft’ TV Spot
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Warcraft Movie TV Spot #2

We’ve already seen a first trailer and a first TV spot for Warcraft, the movie adaptation of the popular MMO game World of Warcraft being made by Moon and Source Code director Duncan Jones.

Now Legendary Pictures has released a second 60-second TV spot that shares some new footage from the movie. Click on over to the other side to read more about the movie and give the video a watch.

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New ‘Warcraft’ TV Spot Released By Legendary
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Warcraft Movie Legendary Pictures

Legendary Pictures has released a new TV spot for Warcraft, the movie set in the same universe as the popular online multiplayer game World of Warcraft.

The movie is directed by Duncan Jones (Moon, Source Code), and stars Travis Fimmel (Vikings), Paula Patton (Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol), Ben Foster (Lone Survivor), Dominic Cooper (The Devil’s Double), Toby Kebbell (Dawn of the Planet of the Apes), Ben Schnetzer (Pride), Rob Kazinsky (Pacific Rim), Clancy Brown (The Shawshank Redemption), Daniel Wu (Into the Badlands), and Ruth Negga (Preacher).

You can read a synopsis and check out the new Warcraft TV spot below.

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