Daily Archives: September 6, 2014

Underated Movie: Doom

I don’t know how many of you have seen or remember the movie Doom starring Karl Urban and Dwayne Johnson, but personally it is an underrated movie. I admit it is cheese tastic at some points, but I think that is some of its charm. Now some of the reason this movie can pull anything off is because of Karl Urban and Dwayne Johnson. It is early in their careers, but in some ways taps in to what each of the does best. The other great part of this movie is that it feels like a movie based on a first person shooter game. Doing movies based on video games often does not turn out that well. Either the movie takes itself too seriously and just fails or it does not have the edge that you need to really pull off the story that a video game often entails. Doom really balances these elements perfectly. Continue reading