‘Mortal Kombat’ – Theater & HBO max
Directed by Simon McQuoid, Mortal Kombat is a recreation of the popular video game franchise. The film shows a mysterious martial arts tournament in which Shaolin Monk Liu Kang is invited by Earth to be a competitor. Only time will tell if the film lives up to the same hype the video game franchise has generated over the years. It will be in theaters and on HBO Max on April 16.
“Concrete Cowboy” – Netflix
On April 2nd, “Concrete Cowboy” will be released on Netflix. It’s about a rebellious teenager who moves in with his estranged father in town for the summer and befriends a group of black cowboys. The film is directed by Ricky Staub and the stars Idris Elba.
“Travelers” – theater
Based on the description of Rotten TomatoesWith the future of humanity in danger, a group of young men and women bred to be more intelligent and to suppress emotional impulses embark on an expedition to colonize a distant planet. But when they uncover disturbing mysteries about the mission, they defy their training and begin to explore their most primitive natures. As life on the ship turns into chaos, they are consumed by fear, lust and the hunger for power. “The film will be directed by Neil Burger and will hit theaters on April 9th.
‘Virus Shark’ – Vimeo
The last thing anyone needs during this pandemic is a film about a viral disease. Director Mark Polonia says otherwise. Virus Shark follows a group of scientists trying to cure a virus caused by a shark bite. It’s timely and it should be terrible. What more do you want
‘Erase’ – TBS
The 2008 game show of the same name will be restarted thanks to TBS. The only difference is that this time around the show is anchored by John Cena and Nicole Byer who should make for fun hosts. Come and watch people slip and try to win some money.