When I was thinking of seeing it in the movie theaters, I let critics scare me off and the timing sucked for me personally, so I didn't try to go see it. But nearly 200k IMDb users gave it a 6.9/10 rating. Wow! Once again, another clash or disconnect between critics and fans. Sigh. Rotten Tomatoes critics gave it a score of 28%.
But it brought in over $400M worldwide, having me wondering when or if there will be a sequel. (It's production budget was $160M.)
Warcraft was directed by Duncan Jones (Source Code, Moon), and stars Travis Fimmel, Paula Patton, Ben Foster, Dominic Cooper, Toby Kebbell, Clancy Brown, Daniel Wu, Ryan Robbins and a slew of others in this film based around the video game.
As an Orc horde invades the planet Azeroth using a magic portal, a few human heroes and dissenting Orcs must attempt to stop the true evil behind this war.
I just happened across the trailer for the film because it popped up as a recommended link while I was watching the Pacific Rim Uprising video. Normally, I don't follow suggested links. This might have been my third or fourth time ever.
Then after catching the trailer, I decided to Google it to see what's up, and guess what? Warcraft will be airing on HBO at the following dates/times:
Sun, 11/26, 9 PM HBO (East)
Mon, 11/27, 12 AM HBO (West)
Tue, 11/28, 1:55 PM HBO2 (East)
Tue, 11/28, 4:55 PM HBO2 (West)
Thu, 11/30, 12 PM HBO Zone (East)
So now, I just have to remember to go set up my DVR to record it.
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