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Old 04-15-2015, 05:58 PM   #201
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This happened. Controversial in the JP fandom because Joss Whedon called this clip sexist, then retracted his comments. After much thought, I think its allright.



What do you guys think?

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Old 04-20-2015, 11:06 AM   #202
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This is so epic beyond words.
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Old 04-20-2015, 12:35 PM   #203
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This film has had my attention since the first trailer.

While The Lost World and JP 3 were okay films (I actually really like TLW despite all it's strange Spielbergian flaws), nothing I think has really come close to capturing the wonder and awe of the first Jurassic Park, but boy oh golly does this. When I saw the first trailer, my jaw dropped, and I thought, "They actually opened the park." John Hammond's dream came true -- and he was right. Except, of course, it couldn't just be right. It had to be proven false. And wow, it looks horrifically fantastically awesomely false.

Indominus Rex? Tamed raptors? Yes, please, thank you more.

Along with the Force Awakens trailer, this has me believing in adventure again. Batman V Superman, however....well....that's a different thread.
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Old 04-20-2015, 01:06 PM   #204
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They bio-engineered a fast growing tropical sequoia.
[bwaaah]
Earth's lumber demand is has been supplied indefinitely.
[bwaaah]
But they didn't expect... larger than average bark beetles.

(I know, the sequoias were already there in Lost World.)
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Old 05-21-2015, 08:01 PM   #205
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Jurassic World is now in full blown marketing with only 20 days left to go. Anyways about 15 tv spots in total are now circulating so I'll spare you all that.

But this. Is the second official clip from the movie.

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Old 05-24-2015, 11:04 AM   #206
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This happened. Controversial in the JP fandom because Joss Whedon called this clip sexist, then retracted his comments.

What do you guys think?

I think I wouldn't be sorry if Weedon shut his gob and retired to make more Shakespeare in his back yard with his pretentious friends.

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Old 05-26-2015, 06:01 PM   #207
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I'm getting deja vu about the broken promise of Indiana Jones 4 making extremely scarce use of CGI. JP4 was similarly hyped for dusting off the animatronics, but the trailer make it clear that they turned to the computers basically full-time.
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Old 06-09-2015, 01:53 PM   #208
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Hide & Seek with Raptors.

'nuff said
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Old 06-09-2015, 02:46 PM   #209
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Chris Pratt's character is the chubby kid that Alan Grant frightens at the beginning of the original film. Grant tells hims to "have a little respect" for raptors, and in the trailers for Jurassic World, Pratt's character describes his relationships with the parks raptors as "a relationship based on respect".


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Old 06-09-2015, 04:47 PM   #210
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So he trains Raptor secret agents?
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Old 06-09-2015, 05:17 PM   #211
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They should have gotten the original Volunteer Boy then, probably became a hunk like Jerry O'Connell after Stand by Me. Or... not. Nearly the same age as Pratt though.
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Old 06-10-2015, 02:08 AM   #212
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Just saw the film.

7.5/10.
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Old 06-10-2015, 11:56 AM   #213
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Just saw the film.

7.5/10.

After all that hype coming from you, that's all you had to say about it?

And seeing as you're the guy who posts most often in this thread, your number is likely inflated a point or two compared to the average joe's rating...

Sounds like another mediocre entry.
...and apparently it looks like a few folks agree with that sentiment.

http://www.chicagotribune.com/entert...10-column.html

http://www.thewrap.com/jurassic-worl...cent-donofrio/

I'll still be seeing for myself in theaters, but expectations have dropped on my end.
(not that they were sky high in the first place)
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Old 06-10-2015, 01:11 PM   #214
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Sounds like another mediocre entry.

That's the curve..."mediocre" is not just "passible," it's practically "good" for the standard of movies today.

If everything is terrible, then nothing is!
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Old 06-10-2015, 02:21 PM   #215
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I'll still be seeing for myself in theaters, but expectations have dropped on my end.
(not that they were sky high in the first place)

Swing by Casa De Palehorse on July 3rd. We're hosting the Original in our backyard for all the neighbors/kids on a blue ray HD projector with a 12x5 screen. I'll be manning the grill....

I'll post pics for the out-of-area folks here who will be missing the fun.

It's a precursor event to the titular film titled herein, as a warm-up, so to speak. That is, if it's still in the theaters after 2 weeks.
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Old 06-10-2015, 05:57 PM   #216
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Swing by Casa De Palehorse on July 3rd. We're hosting the Original in our backyard for all the neighbors/kids on a blue ray HD projector with a 12x5 screen. I'll be manning the grill....

I'll post pics for the out-of-area folks here who will be missing the fun.

It's a precursor event to the titular film titled herein, as a warm-up, so to speak. That is, if it's still in the theaters after 2 weeks.

You know, after much talk between you and I... I just might show up.
(Don't quote me yet, have to make sure dates are-- well you know.)

And since it's July 3rd, you'll probably recognize me as the man dressed in Morrison/Mad Max style black leather fatigues, who earlier scolded his uber driver when he pulled up to the pad for not making "an entrance" -- I'll be quietly mourning Morrison's death date in the back row of your screening, a slight hint of liquid courage on my breath, waiting for some choice BBQ and trying not to frighten the kiddies.
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Old 06-10-2015, 08:20 PM   #217
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After all that hype coming from you, that's all you had to say about it?

And seeing as you're the guy who posts most often in this thread, your number is likely inflated a point or two compared to the average joe's rating...

Sounds like another mediocre entry.
...and apparently it looks like a few folks agree with that sentiment.

http://www.chicagotribune.com/entert...10-column.html

http://www.thewrap.com/jurassic-worl...cent-donofrio/

I'll still be seeing for myself in theaters, but expectations have dropped on my end.
(not that they were sky high in the first place)


Well I am seeing the film again tomorrow but...I thought it was a good movie. Better then JP3, not better then TLW. Not 10/10 as people are saying, its not a masterpiece its good for what it is.
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Old 06-10-2015, 10:42 PM   #218
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Better then JP3, not better then TLW.

Is TLW supposed to be the second best one or something? I was always under the impression that both TLW and JP3 were universally considered crap.
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Old 06-10-2015, 10:59 PM   #219
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After all that hype coming from you, that's all you had to say about it?
Bwa-ha! Now that TheFedora has seen the movie and got it out of his system with those couple of words & numbers, my question is: Will he continue to mention "Jurassic Park" or that "Pratt" prat in all of his posts about Indiana Jones?

Intrigued? Tune in next week! Same Jurassic time! Same Jurassic channel!
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And seeing as you're the guy who posts most often in this thread, your number is likely inflated a point or two compared to the average joe's rating...
Seeing as he's a guy who thinks the 3rd entry "ruined the fr_____se", his rating for this one means squat to me, personally.
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I'll still be seeing for myself in theaters, but expectations have dropped on my end.
(not that they were sky high in the first place)
I'll be going, too. A good philosophy for sequels is to always keep your expectations really low. That way, you may be pleasantly surprised!
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Is TLW supposed to be the second best one or something? I was always under the impression that both TLW and JP3 were universally considered crap.
Well, not "universally". As far as I'm concerned, the 3rd movie is one of the best dino flicks to date.
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Old 06-10-2015, 11:40 PM   #220
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Is TLW supposed to be the second best one or something? I was always under the impression that both TLW and JP3 were universally considered crap.

I liked TLW a lot. It really expanded a lot on the darker themes of the first movie... really had a good plot with lots of things to ponder. JP3 was a mindless chase movie and nearly killed the franchise.

Stoo, I am a Jurassic Fanboy I admit, but if Pratt's not right for the role and his professed ignorance/ repeated denials make me think he's not the one.
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Old 06-11-2015, 12:01 AM   #221
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http://www.hsx.com/security/view/JURA4.OW
Box office report from next week looks good.
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Old 06-11-2015, 01:57 AM   #222
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I actually liked The Lost World novel better than the original Jurassic Park, but the movie version is just so, so stripped down from the novel that it really ruins it for me. And the T-Rex-in-the-city bit at the end feels like nothing more than absurd self-indulgence on the part of the film-makers.

I also find JP3 to be the less offensive of the two sequels, if for no other reason than it knows what it's trying to be and owns it. It certainly doesn't touch the original film, but it isn't bastardizing an extremely good book the way TLW did either. So for me, it works.
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Old 06-12-2015, 12:46 AM   #223
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Jurassic World round 2:

8/10. :P
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Old 06-14-2015, 04:05 PM   #224
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Saw Jurassic World today. I highly enjoyed it. It is better than both the Lost World and Jurassic Park III by far.
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Old 06-14-2015, 09:19 PM   #225
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Jurassic World just did 204 million for the weekend. 500 MILLION Globally:
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/new...-stomps-802370

2nd largest US Opening in history and largest global opening in history.

Universal will be tapping this franchise for many more sequels to come I feel...
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