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The Current War

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A drama movie that highlights on the life of Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse, the emperors of electricity who compete each other for years in an attempt to create a sustainable electrical system for the people at first and for their historical reputation.
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Slashfilm
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December 29, 2017

The Current War may not break new ground, but it finds exciting ways to make the old seem new.
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Lainey Gossip
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September 15, 2017

The Current War is boring, bad history.
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AV Club
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September 11, 2017

The prevailing mood of The Current War is indifference; there's no point listing the crimes against the past committed by Michael Mitnick's dramatically inept script ...
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NOW Toronto
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September 13, 2017

It's very expensive and very busy, and it's utterly forgettable.
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Hollywood Reporter
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September 10, 2017

For all its aggressive energy, The Current War is an uninvolving bore, making it unlikely to measure up as the kind of Oscar-baity prestige entry the Weinstein Company obviously had in mind.
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New York Magazine/Vulture
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September 11, 2017

Apart from those nutty camera angles and lenses, which throw you out of the action, The Current War is absorbing ...
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We Live Entertainment
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April 30, 2018

With a better screenplay with more emotionally appealing characters, The Current War could've been a hit.
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Variety
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September 10, 2017

What it can't do ... is generate even the slightest bit of interest in what happens to any of its characters.
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National Newspaper Publishers Association

September 19, 2017

Director Alfonso Gomez-Rejon rides to the rescue with style to spare. Eye-catching cinematography (Chung-hoon Chung), production design (Jan Roelfs) and art direction (Stephen Bream) make the footage a joy to watch.
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The Film Stage
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September 12, 2017

Despite investing so much time in unnecessary biopic exposition, the whole is an exciting and informative history lesson. We learn electricity was always bigger than two men.
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indieWire
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September 12, 2017

A torpidly slow epic with a script that moves at the speed of light, the film is pockmarked with incidents that never cohere into a clear narrative.
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We Got This Covered
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September 14, 2017

Gomez-Rejon's The Current War is unfortunately neutralized by Mitnick's artless script.
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