In Episode 7 of the Cult Film Club, hosts Jaime, Paxton and Shawn are traveling to the realm of Outworld to do battle with Shang Sung, Goro, and Kano while watching the 1995 martial arts flick Mortal Kombat! Starring Christopher Lambert, Robin Shou, Bridgette Wilson, and Linden Ashby, this flick was adapted from the hyper violent video game series and focuses on three heroes on a quest to save our world from being enslaved by the forces of evil in a fighting tournament called Mortal Kombat. The flick was directed by Paul WS Anderson, the guy who also brought us Event Horizon, Resident Evil, and Aliens Vs. Predator, so a classy filmmaker is what we’re dealing with.
In the episode we discuss the the game that spawned the flick, Asian Farrah Fawcett hairdos, Kano’s sort of pathetic spittal, and aged 90s CGI. We also take a closer look at some of the actors in our regular segment, Hey Do I Know That Guy, as well as playing Hollywood moguls in a segment we like to call It’s Time For a Recast!
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