Doom: Annihilation

2019

Action / Horror / Sci-Fi

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IMDb Rating 3.5 10 N/A

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October 15, 2019

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Dominic Mafham as Dr. Malcolm Betruger
Gina Philips as Daisy
Louis Mandylor as Chaplain
Luke Allen-Gale as Dr. Bennett Stone
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Movie Reviews

Reviewed by jamiedee-45573 1 / 10 / 10

By far worse then the rock doom.

Makes the rock doom look like a masterpiece. All copies of this film need collected up and buried at sea in a locked vault.. That's all I need to say.

Reviewed by TwistedContent 1 / 10 / 10

Cheap, Flat, Ridden With Clichés & Disrespectful of the Source Material

I think we all knew this was going to proper bad - low budget, cheap actors, mediocre director & no involvement from the authors of the original concept and all the games. Bad it was. The very start states quickly what kind of thing will follow, the first shot is full of grade b cgi and even the opening titles were zero-budget style. We get introduced to a bunch of painfully clicheic characters (carried out by stiff acting) and plotline, surrounded by plasticky looking props and sets, effortless cinematography, boring color grading and so on and so forth. The special FX is mix of cheap cgi and practical fx that don't impress much. References to the contents of the games are there, a few, but to no satisfaction. So it continues for 90 minutes, from time to time entertaining us with emotionless and uninspiring action sequences. Oh, and the original score can be described the same way. There is some amount of much needed gore, but not creative enough or just simply not enough of it to compensate for anything. As the movie passes by, You find yourself predicting events and not caring for any of the characters - most you're going to feel is cringe or anger, if you're a "Doom" game franchise fan. You're also going to be very bored. I loved "Doom 3", have played it through for three times & if there's anything good "Doom: Annihilation" did is inspiring me to play one of the games again. I'm recommending a hard pass on this absolutely lame and disappointing game adaptation. My rating: 2/10.

Reviewed by Terminator5454 1 / 10 / 10

Another awful video game movie to add to the evergrowing heap

When I first heard that another DOOM movie was being worked on I was baffled. I assumed that after the terrible reception that the first film received we would never see another attempt at making a DOOM movie (something that I was perfectly fine with, mind you). However, I was willing to give it the benefit of the doubt, perhaps this time they would try to remain faithful to the source material and present us with a gloriously over the top action film reminiscent of the fantastic CGI trailer for DOOM (2016). After learning that it was going to be a direct to dvd film with a low budget, all my good will for the film dried up. The dreadful trailer and the absence of DOOMGUY failed to win back any enthusiasm. The premise involves a group of UAC marines being dispatched to a station on the planet phobos for security duty. On this station, a group of scientists, engineers, and researchers are experimenting with teleportation and, of course, everything goes horribly wrong. After having one of their scientists test out the teleporter and returning deformed, Dr. Betruger, the one overseeing the operation, decides that it would be a brilliant idea to send himself in next. This causes the station to experience a power surge and demons begin to invade the station. The marines arrive and must now attempt to bring the station back online and figure out what exactly happened here. This sets up a rather dull film. A good portion of it is spent with the marines moving through brightly lit corridors halfheartedly pointing their guns at every corner and exchanging dreadful dialogue. None of the marines are interesting or memorable, they're all just a bunch of walking military cliches that we've seen countless times in other sci-fi horror films. The dialogue consists mostly of cheesy action movie phrases and painfully awkward references to the games (Example: a character refers to himself as an "ultra nightmare", a difficulty setting in the game series). For people that are unfamiliar with the source material, these constant references will leave them scratching their heads and wondering why the dialogue is so unnatural. Fans of the games will find themselves rolling their eyes at these forced references. The acting is stiff and lifeless, with the only exceptions being Dominic Mafham, who plays Dr Betruger, and Clayton Adams, who plays a marine named Winslow. Everyone else looked bored. I honestly couldn't tell what tone this movie was trying to go for. It fails to evoke any feelings of dread or horror because the entire station is lit up like a christmas tree and there isn't any ambiance. If it was trying to be a horror film, why not make it like DOOM 3? A game that featured a dark and rich atmosphere filled with gory visuals and accompanied by some truly fantastic sound design that succeeded in immersing you into its world. Whatever, after meandering around for a about an hour, the film shifts gears and turns into a lame action movie. The choreography for the action scenes was clumsy and disjointed and I found myself dozing off during most of them. The outfits for the marines were unconvincing and cheap, they looked like they were wearing airsoft gear. The CGI for the demons looked like something out of an amateur youtube video. If you're as big of a fan of the DOOM series as I am, do yourself a favor and skip this movie. You won't lose sleep over missing out on this. If you're not familiar with the series, this film will be a waste of time for you.

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