Despite our most (or, at least, my most) cynical evaluations of Hollywood and its collective inability (or outright refusal) to embrace the Gaming Culture, the film adaptation of DOOM is starting to look like a gift for the gamer. With weapon-wielding Point Of View
shots threaded throughout action sequences, you could not ask for a more literal translation of the First Person Shooter
genre. This film is putting the Doom fan first. Pedestrian viewers may even fail to be entertained by the homage in putting the audience in the shoes of the Marines.
Their hearts are in the right place. Let’s see if they pump the right blood.
Click this link to watch the newest trailer and see what I am blogging about.
This looks campy, this looks silly, this features Dwayne ‘The Rock’
Johnson for crying out loud. But a fellow Geek who is among the most cynical of the Geeks has conceded upon review of the trailer that this film “has a flask of Jamesons in my pocket written all over it…”