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Movie review: With little depth, beautiful ‘Moral Engines’ is basically ‘Steampunk: The Movie’

The post-apocalyptic young adult fantasy flick "Mortal Engines" rolls into and out of one's consciousness like "traction cities" that roam its landscape. There are so many aviation goggles and large gears grinding that it's basically "Steampunk: The Movie." It starts out at a very high level of steampunk, then manages to go up even from there. We've got "old tech" and waistcoats a-plenty, hot air balloon cities galore. Bowler-hatted royal guards? We've got 20. But who cares, no big deal, there's a whole lot more...

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“VICE” official trailer

VICE explores the epic story about how Dick Cheney, a bureaucratic Washington insider, quietly became the most powerful man in the world as vice-president to George W. Bush, reshaping the country and the globe in ways that we still feel today.

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Movie review: ‘The Mule’ is a boring, racist melodrama

The first line uttered in Clint Eastwood's "The Mule" is from Earl Stone (Eastwood), who greets one of the workers on his daylily farm: "Hey Jose, what's with the taco wagon? It's like you were born to be deported." Then Jose and Earl laugh, which is how all of Earl's many wildly racist remarks are treated in "The Mule." It's as if they're completely harmless, because Earl's just a curmudgeonly old timer who just doesn't know better. Or does he? Regardless, hundreds of people are responsible for "The Mule," who very much should have known better than to release this bizarre, offensive debacle.

“Godzilla: King of the Monsters” official trailer

“Godzilla: King of the Monsters” follows the heroic efforts of the crypto-zoological agency Monarch as its members face off against a battery of god-sized monsters. When these ancient super-species rise again, they all vie for supremacy.