It’s the festive season, so naturally it’s time for a new epic fantasy film from The Lord Of The Rings‘ Peter Jackson. That film is arriving in the form of Mortal Engines, based on the novel by Philip Reeve, which is what some people are calling a steampunk LOTR. However, Jackson isn’t directing this time — that task has
There’s an awful lot to digest in Mortal Engines. Adapted from Philip Reeve’s young adult novel of the same name, the dystopian adventure drama is set in a time where metropolises exist as gargantuan vehicles that roar across vast wastelands in search of smaller, more resourceful cities to swallow and steal from. While the domineering
Roving cities go to war in a new featurette for Peter Jackson’s Mortal Engines By Jonathan Hatfull 29-06-18 3,301 A new featurette has arrived for the Peter Jackson-penned fantasy epic Mortal Engines and it’s pretty damn eye-catching. “Thousands of years after civilisation was destroyed by a cataclysmic event, humankind has adapted and a new
The new trailer for Peter Jackson’s Mortal Engines looks appropriately epic By Jonathan Hatfull 05-06-18 1,047 A new trailer has arrived for the Peter Jackson-produced Mortal Engines, giving us much better look at the massive scope of the movie and introducing us to our fugitive hero Hester Shaw. And “epic” about sums it up, really.