A one-minute review of “Mortal Kombat,” a reboot of the ultra-violent video game movie franchise. This time with less camp and less gore. That may disappoint some who wanted a gorefest R-rated movie. A fun movie.
A one-minute review of “The Courier,” a Cold War movie about the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis from the British perspective. Benedict Cumberbatch stars as a reluctant salesman recruited by the MI6 and the CIA. He travels to Moscow to meet a Soviet official wants to prevent a nuclear war by leaking classified documents to the West.