Video game movie adaptations are infamous for being disappointing at best and downright terrible at worst – which is why Warcraft/World of Warcraft fans have been awaiting the Warcraft live-action/CGI film with a mix of excitement and trepidation. Warcraft has thus far seemed promising thanks to the involvement of co-writer/director Duncan Jones – the filmmaker behind such acclaimed cult sci-fi movies as Moon and Source Code – as well as Warcraft creator Blizzard Entertainment. The latter has seemingly helped to further ensure that Warcraft the movie hews close enough to the visual aesthetic and mythology of the original video games to please die-hard fans, judging by the film’s trailer footage.
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Premieres May 25, 2016