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  • Project Power

    Project Power


    Project Power is a refreshing take on a genre that seemed to have already done it all. While its ideas aren't groundbreaking, this executes them fairly well and I never felt bored with this. The street level perspective in a world of god-like abilites feels like something I haven't seen a film fully commit to in a while, so it was nice to see it here. It was also great to see an almost instant tangible consequence to all the powers which made this engaging.


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  • Mortal Engines

    Mortal Engines


    Mortal Engines was a movie I've been excited about for a while and, in short, it didn't meet my expectations. I also made the unfortunate decision of watching this before having read the book, but maybe my naivete saves me a little bit here. I just didn't feel immersed enough into this world to buy it. This style of post-apocalyptic stories is one of my favorites but it all felt fake here. Obvious green screens, subpar VFX and some cheap…

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