Jurassic Park (1993)

I am mad at how well-made this movie is. Everything Spielberg directed before was only a warm-up. Jurassic Park plays like a capstone thesis on how to direct a monster movie; Spielberg exquisitely blends the humor of Indiana Jones, the pacing, action, and horror of Jaws, and the childlike wonder of E.T.. Director: Steven SpielbergScreenplay: Michael … Continue reading Jurassic Park (1993)

Jurassic World Dominion (2022)

The final entry of the Jurassic World series leaves the franchise hopelessly mired in the past. Despite the imaginatively strong Jurassic World (2015) and the bold risk-taking of Fallen Kingdom (2018), Dominion refuses to be remotely memorable or inspired. Director: Colin TrevorrowRuntime: 146 minutesUS Theatrical Release: June 10, 2022; Universal Pictures The movie takes place after Fallen Kingdom, … Continue reading Jurassic World Dominion (2022)