For the Love of God, Will Someone Put ‘Jurassic World’ Out of Its Misery?

Observer | 6/22/2018 | Rex Reed
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Most sequels, prequels and remakes have some vague reason for justifying their existence. Not the Jurassic Park-Jurassic World franchise. They just keep on coming for no other purpose than to cash in on a proven formula marketed for undemanding audiences who just can’t get enough of T-Rexes and flying pterodactyls, and are always willing to plunk down more hard-earned money to scream their way through another excess of what they’ve already seen before. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, the latest installment, has more dinosaurs, more screams, and more general chaos, but doesn’t make a single move to explore a fresh idea or add a new slant on a tired old formula. As brainless summer-escapism movies go, this one can’t go fast enough.

Running time: 130 mins.

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Steven Spielberg started all this, and no prehistoric dinosaur rip-off since he threw in the towel has delivered the same excitement or imagination. Still, they keep turning them out faster than a gerbil procreates.

Amazingly, the last Jurassic World chapter from 2015 reportedly grossed more than a billion dollars. This one, directed by Spain’s overrated J. A. Bayona (A Monster Calls), takes place three years after Isla Nublar, the theme park 120 miles east of Costa Rica overrun by howling creatures with bad breath, closed for good and millions were spent settling lawsuits filed by the survivors.

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Nut cases are now debating animal-rights issues for flesh-eating creatures which, they insist, deserve the same kind of protection as the deer that carry Lyme disease. Miraculously, the deserted island comes to life again, unleashing hordes of hungry new predators eager to feast on children, studly heroes, sexy girls, and careless French poodles.

This time, the raptors take over—those flying, bat-winged carnivores with teeth like picket fences. When a volcano erupts, threatening to blow up the island and destroy what’s left of the...
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