This well-intentioned film falls short of achieving its dual goals: to reflect American social ills and to be a nostalgic love letter to a city.
This sequel squanders the impressive dramatic groundwork laid down by its 2014 predecessor.
Mary Kay Place portrays an older single woman weighed down by guilt and the need to help everyone but herself.
The first in an impending saga of Mortal Engines films is too boring to be a spectacular failure.
Even worse, this latest version winds up reproducing the very ideologies it purports to critique.
The actor-turned-director’s debut feature is well-observed, though thinly-sketched.