'Battleship', one of the biggest movies of 2012, hasn't had the best press. Yes, it's based on the pencil and paper game - which sees players call out numbers on a grid.
Amazingly the concept, owned by Hasbro (who also own the 'Transformers' license), was bought by studio Universal and is now a mega budget movie that (believe us), will be ubiquitous in ad breaks and on the side of buses in the next few months. The film is released on 20 April.
It stars Taylor Kitsch as a naval officer whose ship becomes embroiled in an intense battle with an alien race, called the Regents, on the high seas. Liam Neeson and Rihanna (we'll get to her later) co-star.
But is the public ready for a movie based on an 80-year-old boardgame? We spoke to the film's director, Peter Berg, who was dismissive of the film's critics.
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