Saturday, June 13, 2015

Jurassic World Movie Review

Chris Pratt stars in Jurassic World

Jurassic Dud

IMDb Plot: Twenty-two years after the events of Jurassic Park, Isla Nublar now features a fully functioning dinosaur theme park, Jurassic World, as originally envisioned by John Hammond. After 10 years of operation and visitor rates declining, in order to fulfill a corporate mandate, a new attraction is created to re-spark visitor's interest, which backfires horribly.

My, how the mighty have fallen. Jurassic World not only fails to live up to its predecessors (even #3) it manages to take several steps backwards. "Nobody's impressed with dinosaurs anymore," especially these cheesy-looking ones. Director Colin Trevorrow fails to inspire, relying on familiar CGI monsters to (try and) cover a lackluster ensemble of actors, painfully low on experience (and apparently talent.) Jake Johnson's Lowery remarks, "That first park was legit." This one isn't. It's implausible to a fault, studded with random/unemotional deaths and fake-looking everything. Even worse, it'll likely make a fortune at the box office. Dumb us.