Film review: ‘MORTAL ENGINES’ by Nick Gardener from ‘Built For Speed”

Conceptually inventive but poorly executed, the clunky, ridiculous post-apocalyptic steam-punk, sci-fi adventure Mortal Engines is one of the least convincing sci-fi epics of recent years. The film, which is based on Phillip Reeve’s popular novels, is set in a post-nuclear holocaust future where Earth’s surface has been bombarded by a doomsday weapon and turned into a scarred semi-desert. While some

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What’s on ‘Built For Speed’, Friday 14th December 2018

After ‘Built For Speed’s’ unavoidable absence from your airwaves last week we’re ready to unleash a jam-packed show.  We’ll take a look at films on opposite ends of the quality spectrum, ‘Lean on Pete’ and ‘Mortal Engines’.  Tune in on Friday night to find out which end of that spectrum they occupy.  We’ll also tell you about some kids’ holiday viewing with films like

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