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Posted by Ali Gray
at 01:30 on 11 Jun 2015
There is no escaping the fact that I can't write an unbiased review of a Jurassic Park movie. Jurassic Park is my Star Wars, my Lord Of The Rings - my formative moviegoing experience that opened my eyes to the wonder of cinema. I can never be too down on movies about rampaging dinosaurs; even a bad Jurassic Park movie - and there have been more of them than there have been good ones - is entertaining in its own way. But by any measure, whether you're a super-fan or a casual observer, Jurassic World knocks it out of the park: it's a shamelessly entertaining blockbuster that simultaneously pays homage to the original while putting a fresh coat of paint on the formula. If you're a Jurassic Park fan, Jurassic World is everything you want it to be - I'd even go as far as saying it's as good a Jurassic Park film, post Jurassic Park, that you could ever possibly expect.
Posted by Ali Gray
at 23:00 on 03 May 2015
There's never a bad time to watch movies about dinosaurs, but with Jurassic World
around six weeks away, it seemed like high time I rewatched the Jurassic Park trilogy again - it has been almost five months since the last time I watched it, after all. I think I said my piece pretty comprehensively during Jurassic Park Week
in 2013, so what follows are just stray observations - the kind you really only pick up from having already watched something 60 times.
The Shiznit: Colouring in the 'Movies vs. Social Media' venn diagram intersection with a blunt crayon since 2011. Ish.
I'd like to think dearly departed special effects whiz Stan Winston is up there now, eating steak at his own personal afterlife steakhouse. (Full Jurassic World trailer here you idiot, HOW HAVE YOU NOT SEEN IT YET?)
Four hours later and still no reply. I'm sure you'll agree, his silence speaks volumes (about how badly this website is run).
Posted by Ali
at 23:00 on 12 Sep 2013
Sam Neill has also cryptically joined in the media blackout surrounding rumours that he'll star in Jurassic World. Not a single peep from him. Or Jeff Goldblum. I'll keep you posted as to who else isn't saying they're not in it.
Back of the net! Cashback! Etc...
Posted by Matt
at 13:20 on 11 Sep 2013