Hundreds of years after civilization was destroyed by a cataclysmic event, a mysterious young woman, Hester Shaw (Hera Hilmar), emerges as the only one who can stop London — now a giant, predator city on wheels — from devouring everything in its path.
Mortal Engines will be in theaters on December 14th.
After the Six Minute War, the planet was devastated. Cities began launching themselves on gigantic engines so that they could travel to where there might be resources – or, in the case of great cities like London, prey upon smaller cities.
Based on the book by Philip Reeve, Mortal Engines – produced and co-written by Peter Jackson – will be in theaters on December 22, 2018.
After a tonally confused beginning and terrific middle episode filled with all kinds of invention, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies brings Peter Jackson’s six-movie Tolkien binge to close with a rousing mid-point finale that both wraps up the story and sets the stage for the Lord of the Rings trilogy quite nicely.
Ok, after five trips into middle earth, I’ve officially crossed over from being completely ambivalent about the world that JRR Jackson, I mean Director Peter Jackson created to pretty much hating it. I’ve seen film padding before, but Jackson’s nearly 3-hour The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug is a textbook example of the old adage that “Even the best directors need an editor,” and Jackson hardly qualifies as a “best director.” Someone at WB needs to learn how to say no to Jackson.
A new trailer for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug was unveiled during an online fan event earlier today with lots of new footage and narration by Thorin Oakenshield (Richard Armitage). Check it out following the jump.
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug will be released on December 13th.
Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey melds the slender Tolkien children’s novel and material from the appendices of The Lord of the Rings to create a movie that is not quite as dark as his brilliant LOTR Trilogy, or anywhere near as whimsically delightful as The Hobbit, Or There and Back Again. It comes across as LOTR Lite.