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Toasty! Join us for a Hecklevision screening of MORTAL KOMBAT this April

This April we’re giving you all a chance to give old Paul W.S. Anderson what for with two Hecklevision screenings of MORTAL KOMBAT. Your texted jokes will appear on the screen alongside the movie. This is your opportunity to really let loose on the career of Anderson – or, if you wish, defend it.

Toasty! Join us for a Hecklevision screening of MORTAL KOMBAT this April

If you could travel back in time and stop Paul W.S. Anderson’s directing career before it started would you? Sure it would mean that mostly entertaining films like EVENT HORIZON would never be created but it would also mean that the world would never have to suffer through the likes of SOLDIER, AVP: ALIENS VS. PREDATOR or *shudder* the RESIDENT EVIL series.

Anderson’s first big film was 1995’s MORTAL KOMBAT, the hotly anticipated big screen adaptation of the popular arcade game. Taking a game that prided itself on dizzying violence, bloodthirsty fatalities and a storyline thin enough to fit through a quarter slot on an arcade cabinet, Anderson created an almost entirely bloodless cheese-fest with dodgy special effects and cringe worthy acting from the likes of Christopher Lambert. And thus, Anderson’s career was born – paving the way for future franchise neutering films that were heavy on the special effects and light on everything else.

Well at least we got an awesome techno theme song from The Immortals, that Belgium electronic music duo responsible for the abysmal MORTAL KOMBAT video game theme album from 1994 – you know, the one that featured songs sung from the perspective of all the video game characters. It was seriously, seriously bad.

Anywho, this April we’re giving you all a chance to give old Paul W.S. Anderson what for with two Hecklevision screenings of MORTAL KOMBAT. Your texted jokes will appear on the screen alongside the movie. This is your opportunity to really let loose on the career of Anderson – or, if you wish, defend it. Either way, make plans to attend this screening – and you might want to start exercising your texting fingers by playing some video games beforehand.

Finish him!

Thursday, April 12 @ 7:30 PM - Mason Park

Wednesday, April 25 @ 7:30 PM - West Oaks

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