Mortal Kombat Director Finds a New Way to Gauge Success Without Looking at the Box Office

Mortal Kombat Director Finds a New Way to Gauge Success Without Looking at the Box Office
The global lockdown of theaters that occurred last year, which continues to this day, has made the position of the box office extremely precarious. Movies that do manage to release in cinemas are making a fraction of what they would normally make. In this new state of the theater, Mortal Kombat director Simon McQuoid explained to ComicBook.com that it has become more important for him to see how the movie has been received by audiences on an emotional level rather than counting the box-office receipts.

"Probably two years ago it would have been box office weekend. But that doesn't exist anymore. So, I don't know what will be... You know what really matters to me? Is that the fans come out of it feeling really sated for the [...] respect for the material and also the elevation and amplification of the material to this big cinematic experience that's super fun. Mortal Kombat's fun,
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