posted a MOVIE REVIEW item:
almost 2 years ago
||Bryce Dallas Howard, Ty Simpkins, Vincent D'Onofrio, Omar Sy, B.D. Wong, Jake Johnson, Irrfan Khan, Chris Pratt, Idris Elba
||Action, Adventure, Science-Fiction
Plot: Humans - rich ones who are greedy especially, I guess - are too stupid to realize that having a dinosaur park is a bad idea. Hooray for us, because that means we get to see a huge mistake tear people apart! WOOOHOO! This park was replaced with all CGI dinosaurs, but apparently, they, too, can bite humans. I never would have known that. See, this movie is FULL of educational tidbits!
When the original movie – JURASSIC PARK, you might have heard of it – came out, I wonder how much they had in mind in the way of sequels. Back then, sequels were not uncommon, but they weren’t the norm. It was the beginning of the end for original movies. Now, it’s an age of reviving franchises and/or making more sequels to the popular titles from the 80’s and early 90’s. It’s not always a bad thing; there have been more high quality reboots and sequels from old material than I think I'm willing to admit. It’s just that thinking back, Spielberg was making JURASSIC PARK in conjunction with SCHINDLER’S LIST, and the latter was a very taxing shoot for him. He says his therapy from the emotionally crushing work on Oskar Schindler’s story was balanced out by the desire to have “fun” with dinosaurs...[more]...