Mortal Engines Reviews

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December 11, 2018
It's well-designed as a means to transport and entertain effectively. It's for you.
December 7, 2018
Like the Hobbit movies, Mortal Engines is a relentless assault of CGI and earsplitting noise.
December 6, 2018
This should've been so much more than spectacular effects and shouting.
December 5, 2018
Sticking with the anatomical analogy, the screenplay has had a lot to digest yet it's succeeded, laying the basis for a rousing tale in which action, character and a dazzling production design strike a perfect balance.
December 5, 2018
The storytelling execution is just not totally there, a flat tire on the highway to being the next big thing.
December 5, 2018
There's so much to love here, and so little opportunity to enjoy it.
December 5, 2018
Certainly lavish and expensive looking but never thoroughly locks in to capture the imagination or sweep you off to a new world where you particularly want to spend time.
December 5, 2018
Once you begin to acclimate to the film's eye-candy junkyard wonders, it slowly starts to dawn on you that there's still another hour and a half to go - and that it's going to be a long ride indeed.
December 5, 2018
In all its effortful steampunkiness, Mortal Engines isn't a film which is particularly exciting or funny, and the idea of the "traction city" is a stylistic and visual design tic that you just have to take or leave.
December 5, 2018
The movie devolves from promising to unwieldy, then baffling, then exhausting, then finally unintentionally hysterical.
December 5, 2018
The only rational response to Mortal Engines is "Wow."
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