In the pantheon of classic video games, perhaps none of the films were served as badly as Doom . Listen, adapting games to movies is not easy (ask the filmmakers behind Battleship ), and only Resident Evil designed it as a concept for an expanded movie series. But the 2005 hyped film version of Doom with Dwayne's "The Rock" Johnson in one of his more forgetful performances has rocked the game's every charm (well, if you consider taking down horrendous giant monsters chase you a spell) and replaced them with normal actioner nonsense.
Now Doom receives another shot in the film handling Doom: Annihilation. Based on their new trailer, "We Call It Hell," fans of the game franchise should not hold their breath for something better this time around. Promoted as "coming soon," Annihilation will be a pure T0 video (or nowadays Linear Digital) from Universal, and it seems to have the production values you would expect from such a one Project. That means it looks pretty bad. The tricks of the monsters that appear to be wearing suits in an effect with visual effects as actors will not do much to send a jolt through the spine. The dialogue is equally relentless ("Die, die, die!", A character says.)
Then again Doom: Annihilation does not necessarily look worse than the one from 2005 . Doom, and at least it could be a bit of fun. Doom: Annihilation follows a group of Space Marines as they respond to an emergency call from a base on a Martian moon, only to find that demonic creatures who want to create hell on earth have been overrun " he says to the official story overview: If it's your case, it might be worth streaming if you do not feel like moving from the couch.