Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Jurassic World (2015) Trailer Lands


  1. I'm of two minds about this. For now, I'll opt for the half-glass full.

    Definitely a weirder departure, less like Jurassic Park and more like Carnosaur, or any number of B-horror movies where scientists create a mutant monster that wreaks havoc; been hearing a lotta Deep Blue Sea snickering elsewhere. Still, within the context of the franchise, I almost applaud them for trying something a little more...bizarre.

    Further still, the premise might not be as much of a fridge jump or shark nuke as many are quick to criticize, in that Crichton himself hinted at the idea in at least one of two original novels, and further laid it out full in his book 'Next'. And I'm also open to the notion of dino training insofar that it subverts the previous films a bit by having the traditionally "bad" dinos being more affectionately incorporated this time around, as a line of defense. Overall, the movie looks slick and polished. Not too sure about some of that dialogue, though:

    "Almost forty feet high. You really think she climbed out?"


    "Depends on what?"

    (with a straight face) "What kinda dinosaur they cooked-up in that lab."

    I mean, it's not quite 'I-think-we-found-a-Transformer' bad, but still pretty dopey. All the same, Pratt with his very own motorcycle raptor attack squad? Fuck it. Why not?

    Also, BDH in a tank-top. Nice.

  2. I just might have to see this.