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Mortal Engines

MORTAL ENGINES Family Movie Review

By Trina Boice WHAT’S IT ABOUT?    Based on the book Mortal Engines by Philip Reeve, the movie features a young woman who has to survive in a post-apocalyptic age of predator cities.  It feels like a Steampunk version of Mad Mad Max: Fury Road or Waterworld. The title Mortal Engines is actually from Shakespeare's Othello when he writes,”O you mortal engines, whose rude throats the immortal J ...[Read More]

CAPTAIN AMERICA Family Movie Review

CAPTAIN AMERICA Family Movie Review

REVIEW (GRADE: B) : As a superhero-origin movie, Captain America lays out cliche after cliche, following the template of numerous films that have come before it. As a patriotic crowd pleaser, however, it offers plenty of old-fashioned delights. I have to borrow what another reviewer said here, because he summed it up perfectly: “If you’ve got a problem with any of the plot points in Captain ...[Read More]