Have you ever heard of the card game called Mafia? You play it with a group of people, who get assigned specific roles, and the objective is to work out who the Mafia is. I’m sure there are numerous adaptions and variations to the game, house rules and so forth. But it looks like in Russia this game is so serious and significant that they’ve decided to make a massive movie about it! Who’s excited?
Actually the idea for the game was created by a Russian guy by the name of Dimitri Davidoff, which started of as a psychology experiment/study, and turned into a global phenomena. Twenty Eight years on, from the birth of the idea, we’re going to be presented with a movie adaption. Game to movie adaptions are not new, we had Need For Speed, Battleship, just to mention a couple and we can expect a few more in the coming years. This is a little different though, just watch the trailer and you’ll know what I mean.
So it looks like they’ve gone to great lengths with this film, the environment looks legit and the production levels are up there. It looks like The Hunger Games, Tron and Final Destination all had a love child. There are snippets of plane crashes, sharks, yes sharks and crumbling platforms, it looks insane!
I am not sure if we are supposed to take this seriously or not, but it seems to be a satirical piece, I could be way off track, but I hope it’s intended as humor, because I really am struggling to take this seriously, what about you? Excited or not?