Mortal Engines Reviews

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December 24, 2018
They want to give you a steampunk-on-steroids Metropocalypse Now! And they're willing to use the spare parts of dozens of other movies to make it happen.
December 17, 2018
Visually, it's busy, hefty and propulsive, but emotionally and thematically, it's as light as air. These engines could have used a bit more in the tank.
December 17, 2018
The stakes are enormous, but the outcome is neither here nor there.
December 14, 2018
One of the most impressive examples of "world building" in recent years, surpassing such contenders as Valerian, Cloud Atlas, and even the recent Star Wars episodes.
December 14, 2018
"Mortal Engines" is an entertaining movie if you don't ask too many questions of the story and stick to what's put in front of you onscreen.
December 14, 2018
Fortunately, all of it is brilliantly and efficiently explained in an interesting and compelling way. Just kidding.
December 14, 2018
Most of "Mortal Engines" is a wearying blast of CGI and genre-cribbing.
December 14, 2018
How did this truly crummy movie get made?
December 14, 2018
It adds up to a giant slog, a movie that, despite its ambitious look, doesn't manage to offer us anything new. In the Screen Age, we'd refer to it as an epic fail.
December 14, 2018
"Mortal Engines" is such a visual marvel, such a dazzling, pictorially involving imagining of the future, it's a shame it's not completely worth seeing.
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