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MK was really suited for this type of edit and almost all of the additions work well here. The dirty Grindhouse look and little dialogue additions were especially good, as well as the added scenes. The song choices were all good except for one or two that felt out of place.

Overall, this was a really enjoyable and creative edit that I'll come back to for sure!

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So much fun!
Gieferg gives the treatment Mortal Kombat deserved. These could become a cult-hit on OTT platforms everywhere.

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Well, this movie has it all....

90's production design, 90's clothes (Linden Ashby's character is the pinnacle), wacky CGI and even worse: terrible hair on the lead actor.

Thankfully, Gieferg is here to save us all. The grindhouse look definitely helps to get over the questionable effects & production design. He also spices things up with additional scenes, nudity and some nice blood effects.

The less I like to follow the original story, the more I love to discover the easter eggs and enjoy the new music. Could have been shorter - but overall good, clean fun.

Gieferg couldn't fix Robin Shou's hair, but he gave this movie a classic martial arts look, which made it an entertaining film. Gieferg's skills keep getting better and better - professionally executed and once again a recommendation.


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Ha ha that was awesome. I love how this edit is still the classic Mortal Kombat in all its greatness, only where it took itself seriously and what didn’t age well with time, is instead embraced with over the top sensibilities that only compliment and enhance the overall story! Not always a fan of Grindhouse movies when they are just done for the sake of trying, but this movie seems like the Grindhoused version actually honors the original idea more, and i can’t recommend it enough. Just great fun and packed with Easter eggs!

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Seen KBK through a good few times now. Its got massive rewatchability. Such a treat this. I rate it +10 BLOODS!!

I'd love to be able to comment on the tracklist but I've got a sieve brain when it comes to song titles. Its all on point and nostalgic. I find myself with only one suggestion for the visuals and that is with regard to the Grindhouse effects. Gieferg clearly puts alot of effort into these. It strikes me that the Buddhist temple scenes have alot of washed out sky that could be made interesting with a black blob like a dark sun appearing ominously. The film degradings then playing a role!

It did occur to me too that with the excellent Stallone AI voice cloning in RTFB we might get something for Lambert (Raiden, aka The Highlander). Gieferg says this will be a good idea for a prologue with footage from 'The Quest' and the modern rehashes. Maybe one of his off-the-wall trailers. If anyone can do AI voice cloning WE NEED U!!!

I love the subversive affections of the soundbites. And really, really love the adroight picture adjustment used to blend everything together so nothing feels out of place. Abstraction is the undercurrent. Just sit back a enjoy the ride.

If this doesn't hit top spot in FEOTM there is something wrong here. Beautifully measured. Professionally executed. Opitomy of a fan's labour of love. Fan mixes, fixes, and preservational upgrades are all well and good. Here we go beyond all that. The perpetuational retrogrades arena is where this stands. Films that begin to look naff getting a future proofing with a supercharger dose of the good oldyness.

Looking forward to the next episode in the 'Grindhoused' series!!!

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