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452 Ratings

Warcraft: The Beginning


Directed by Duncan Jones
United States, 2016
Action, Fantasy, Adventure


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.

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Warcraft: The Beginning Directed by Duncan Jones
For a major motion picture movie this expensive, it is shockingly niche and profoundly uncool, and for those and all the reasons listed above, it’s worth talking about – and, dare I say it, worth watching.
November 16, 2016
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I came to Warcraft relatively fresh, and enjoyed it for what it is – not the $160 million opening salvo in a hoped-for saga (though it’s that as well) but an earnest, derivative B-movie with battles and power struggles, and the kind of dialogue that demands to be spoken with a fixed gaze and dramatically flared nostrils.
June 22, 2016
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Probably the best way to experience “Warcraft,” a generally amusing and sometimes visually arresting absurdity, is stoned. If watching the big screen through a cannabis cloud isn’t your idea of a good movie time, though, I suggest that you do what I did and just go with the incoherent flow… there’s more to movies than narrative coherency, as anyone who has sampled the cinema of Michael Bay or certain art films well knows.
June 09, 2016
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