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Director Peter Jackson is coming with a new movie after the huge success of Lord of the Rings, and King Kong. A movie set into a far future where humanity (or what is left of it) fight for survival in giant moving cities and floating castles. Was it refreshing enough to watch?

Warning: Spoilers ahead!

After I saw the trailer for the first time, I was excited. This movie had a fresh take on things we haven’t seen before, at the same time it looked like a epic sage like we have been used to like Lord of The Rings, but in a different setting althogether. I liked it.

The movie starts of well by introducing Tom Natsworthy, how things work down there in London (On gaint wheels). As they get into a (easy) battle with a mining town (way smaller and also on wheels). Hester Shaw get’s introduced and she only wants one thing. Revenge.

The movie has a lot of plots and turns, even when it get’s a little bit predicting it keeps things interested, the ending is really nicely done, but somehow I have the feeling that they rushed this. Perhaps with some more time this movie could be been better. It wasn’t the budget though (
$100,000,000 ).

At the end the movie has just a basic storyline (Evil guy wants to destroy the world with a super weapon, one woman is able to stop him). But the setting and the graphics are really well done. The acting is a bit mediocre at best. Too bad!

Mortal Engines doesn’t lack interesting scenes.

By Pascal

Pascal is the founder of this website together with Andrea. He loves to travel, write, watch movies and also run. Pascal also now enjoys catching Pokèmon with Pokemon Go whenever he has time.

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