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A bit boring at times, as although the characters are supposed to be great visionaries and inventors, they all seemed a bit dull. There is some good acting from the starry cast, but the delivery of the story lacks the spark and sizzle of a good tale. The pacing is a bit slow, and although the period effects looked good, the stylized camera shots felt unnecessary and were distracting.
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