Jurassic World Dominion Is An Epic Thrill Ride

Jurassic World Dominion is an epic thrill ride and satisfying conclusion to the arc that started almost 30 years ago with Jurassic Park. While there are no mid-credits or post-credits scene, it’s worth it to stay through the credits because of everyone who worked on this film. Not only that but Michael Giacchino calls back a number of cues over the years and not just the classic John Williams themes. Over the years, I’ve come…

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Jurassic World Dominion Trailer Makes Debut

Universal Pictures has released the Jurassic World Dominion trailer four months to the date before the Colin Trevorrow film is released. After stepping away from the director’s chair for Fallen Kingdom, Trevorrow is back to helm the epic conclusion to the Jurassic era. A number of dinosaurs make their return but, as the late John Hammond says in the opening narration, life has found a way. Featured dinosaurs in the trailer include Parasaurolophus and Therizinosaurus.…

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Jurassic Park, Jurassic World, and The Chaos

There’s something about the need to repeatedly return to Jurassic Park, Jurassic World, and and the chaos of Isla Nublar during the pandemic. I don’t know what it is about the films and the animated series that keeps drawing me back this year.  Maybe it’s my love of dinosaurs?  Or maybe it’s the fact that I’m so desperate for a vacation.  Outside of the shlep to Evanston for kosher food, I only go a quarter…

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Bird Box Has Quiet Place-esque vibe

Bird Box paints a bleak dystopian future but there’s something about Sandra Bullock’s performance that makes us care about what’s happening. Where A Quiet Place forced people into silence lest they die, Bird Box forces one to close their eyes while outside.  Imagine a world in which you can’t even appreciate the sunlight while inside.  This is the world that novelist Josh Malerman creates and screenwriter Eric Heisserer adapts for the big screen. Following Malorie’s (Sandra…

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