Spring has firmly sprung as we head into April, and on HBO Max, that means an exciting new month with exciting new content. As vaccines continue to roll out and the outside world begins to hopefully safely beckon, the streaming service provides tons of compelling reasons to stay inside, kick back, and get even further acquainted with your couch and TV.
Easily one of the headlining experiences of the new month will be Mortal Kombat. It isn’t out until midway through the month on April 16, but as we seem to be entering a new age of video game movies finally getting better and more popular, it’s reassuring to see an older property step back into the fray and try to do a movie again. While this new version isn’t expected to deviate from the game’s original canon, director Simon McQuoid has spoken at length about how important nailing the story in this one is. If that piques your curiosity, you should definitely read our breakdown of how this upcoming movie stacks up against the original 1995 film.
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