Jurassic World - The Park is Open - Out now

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by Poser » Fri Jun 12, 2015 8:56 am

Skarjo wrote:Quick review; uneven but enjoyable. The bits that worked, especially the first act, worked really well, and are up there with the best of JP1. However, the sillier bits are particularly silly, and much more noticeably so than in JP1. And there is some proper amazing stuff in there, but some proper head in hands nonsense too.


That, and Skippy's post, is good enough for me.

I think anything above 'utterly atrocious' and I was still going to enjoy it regardless. :shifty:

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PostRe: Jurassic World - The Park is Open - Out now
by Floex » Fri Jun 12, 2015 8:59 am

The kid was god awful in IM3, no surprises that his still bad in this then @HM

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by HM » Fri Jun 12, 2015 9:08 am

Floex wrote:The kid was god awful in IM3, no surprises that his still bad in this then @HM


Maybe because he had RDJ to work with but I thought he was good for a child actor. Compared to how bad some kid actors can be.

Like I said though he was one of many awful ones in this.

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PostRe: Jurassic World - The Park is Open - Out now
by Skippy » Fri Jun 12, 2015 9:12 am

I think that kid's great, and he's great in this too. It's the older brother who's a bit gooseberry fool.

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by Skarjo » Fri Jun 12, 2015 9:50 am

Also; character death spoiler;

Zara's death. :dread: :lol: :dread:

I don't know what producer she pissed off/slept with but strawberry floating hell, that was a particularly brutal death for a 12a movie. Getting eaten by a dinosaur THAT'S GETTING EATEN BY A BIGGER DINOSAUR UNDERWATER.


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PostRe: Jurassic World - The Park is Open - Out now
by HM » Fri Jun 12, 2015 10:35 am

Skarjo wrote:Also; character death spoiler;

Zara's death. :dread: :lol: :dread:

I don't know what producer she pissed off/slept with but strawberry floating hell, that was a particularly brutal death for a 12a movie. Getting eaten by a dinosaur THAT'S GETTING EATEN BY A BIGGER DINOSAUR UNDERWATER.


strawberry float me.


I burst out laughing at that death.Useless for her entire time on screen then gets that brutal death. :lol:

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by SandyCoin » Fri Jun 12, 2015 10:48 am

Does anyone know how long big blockbusters tend to be on at the cinema? Any chance this will still be on late July? I get free cinema tickets here, but won't be around for about a month and refuse to pay £10+ to watch a film in a shitty cinema.

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by Return_of_the_STAR » Fri Jun 12, 2015 10:58 am

SandyCoin wrote:Does anyone know how long big blockbusters tend to be on at the cinema? Any chance this will still be on late July? I get free cinema tickets here, but won't be around for about a month and refuse to pay £10+ to watch a film in a shitty cinema.


You really can't tell, some summer blockbusters have a few massive weeks and then fizzle away and only show for about 5 weeks. Others can sit around all summer but still make less overall than some that are only out for a month. I would guess that a large multiplex would still be showing Jurassic world once or twice a day towards the end of July but no quarantee.

For example avengers 2 is so far the biggest blockbuster of the year it was released on 23rd April in the UK and is showing once a day at one of my local cinemas, however the other local cinema is not still showing it.

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by SandyCoin » Fri Jun 12, 2015 11:06 am

Return_of_the_STAR wrote:
SandyCoin wrote:Does anyone know how long big blockbusters tend to be on at the cinema? Any chance this will still be on late July? I get free cinema tickets here, but won't be around for about a month and refuse to pay £10+ to watch a film in a shitty cinema.


You really can't tell, some summer blockbusters have a few massive weeks and then fizzle away and only show for about 5 weeks. Others can sit around all summer but still make less overall than some that are only out for a month. I would guess that a large multiplex would still be showing Jurassic world once or twice a day towards the end of July but no quarantee.

For example avengers 2 is so far the biggest blockbuster of the year it was released on 23rd April in the UK and is showing once a day at one of my local cinemas, however the other local cinema is not still showing it.


Ah ok. Hopefully it's still on here then. I'll see what the general consensus of the film is first I suppose.

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PostRe: Jurassic World - The Park is Open - Out now
by Return_of_the_STAR » Fri Jun 12, 2015 11:08 am

SandyCoin wrote:
Return_of_the_STAR wrote:
SandyCoin wrote:Does anyone know how long big blockbusters tend to be on at the cinema? Any chance this will still be on late July? I get free cinema tickets here, but won't be around for about a month and refuse to pay £10+ to watch a film in a shitty cinema.


You really can't tell, some summer blockbusters have a few massive weeks and then fizzle away and only show for about 5 weeks. Others can sit around all summer but still make less overall than some that are only out for a month. I would guess that a large multiplex would still be showing Jurassic world once or twice a day towards the end of July but no quarantee.

For example avengers 2 is so far the biggest blockbuster of the year it was released on 23rd April in the UK and is showing once a day at one of my local cinemas, however the other local cinema is not still showing it.


Ah ok. Hopefully it's still on here then. I'll see what the general consensus of the film is first I suppose.


The reviews and impressions seem to be good, it's just a case of whether everyone rushes out to see it in the first two weeks or if its a slow burner.

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PostRe: Jurassic World - The Park is Open - Out now
by Lagamorph » Fri Jun 12, 2015 6:48 pm

Overall I enjoyed that, but god damn were both of those kids strawberry floating annoying.
The little one had the annoying 'genius' thing that turned out to be he was just a genius at random trivia, which really got on my tits. The older kid was the worst though. I just wanted to punch him in the face and scream "That's a strawberry floating dinosaur!" when he [is]seemed more interested in looking at a selfie his girlfriend had sent him, a girlfriend who he clearly wasn't even into since he spent most of his scenes checking out other girls,[/is] and which the film totally forgot about after a total of 2 scenes.

For some reason though, a woman in the cinema burst out laughing during the scene where [is]Owen and Claire are standing in the valley looking at the corpses of dead dinosaurs[/is]. I hope her boyfriend realised what a strawberry floating sociopath he was with.

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PostRe: Jurassic World - The Park is Open - Out now
by Alvin Flummux » Sat Jun 13, 2015 1:34 am

Was a rough approximation of this in the film?


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by VeryNiceGuy » Sat Jun 13, 2015 3:05 am

Lagamorph wrote:For some reason though, a woman in the cinema burst out laughing during the scene where [is]Owen and Claire are standing in the valley looking at the corpses of dead dinosaurs[/is].


:lol:

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PostRe: Jurassic World - The Park is Open - Out now
by Godzilla » Sat Jun 13, 2015 5:13 pm

I saw it last night and loved it. Far darker than I had expected in places too.

It was silly but still grounded and the last battle was all kinds of epic. Especially the build up.

A huge amount to love in the movie, particularly the reveal moments of the new dinosaurs abilities and intelligence.

Mad Max is still the best of the year for me. But Jurassic World presses all the nostalgia, geek and summer fun buttons.

Only criticism is the lack of a few fave dinosaurs.

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by JediDragon05 » Sat Jun 13, 2015 5:27 pm

Going tomorrow, raaaawwwwr :toot:

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PostRe: Jurassic World - The Park is Open - Out now
by Benzin » Sat Jun 13, 2015 7:32 pm

The ending :lol:

Still enjoyed it though...

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by Luboluke » Sat Jun 13, 2015 8:33 pm

Quite enjoyed it, better than I was expecting and a decent summer blockbuster all in. Obviously not a patch in the first film and I think the main problems are:

I honestly think they're too up front with Dino violence, obviously by nature anyone being killed by a dinosaur will meet a swift and brutal death, but we see too much of it on screen that I felt the audience became desensitised to it. Seeing humans getting eaten whole actually ruined the implied threat of getting caught by a dinosaur that the first film used so well, it almost became comical after a while (as Skarjo said about the PA woman's death). It was too much of a middle ground between showing the deaths on screen and keeping it clean enough for a 12A release or whatever it was, and it would have been better off just keeping the majority of human deaths off screen and in the imagination of the viewer, the I Rex was scariest when it was looming (like the gyrosphere bit) rather than when it was actually eating humans. That and the various plot contrivances and the ridiculous ending let it down.

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PostRe: Jurassic World - The Park is Open - Out now
by chalkitdown » Sun Jun 14, 2015 6:19 am

Well I loved that. Some ridiculous moments but I can easily overlook them because of how entertaining it was overall.

JP > JW >>> TLW >>>>>>>>>>>>>> JP3.

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PostRe: Jurassic World - The Park is Open - Out now
by D_C » Sun Jun 14, 2015 11:37 am

chalkitdown wrote:Well I loved that. Some ridiculous moments but I can easily overlook them because of how entertaining it was overall.

JP > JW >>> TLW >>>>>>>>>>>>>> JP3.


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I really don't know why they added the whole divorce thing. It was shoehorned in for what, two short scenes and really didn't need to be there imo.

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PostRe: Jurassic World - The Park is Open - Out now
by Glowy69 » Sun Jun 14, 2015 11:55 am

Last night I witnessed a dinosaur royal rumble :datass:

That was great :mrgreen: . Nowhere near the first film but a good start, loved the nods to the original too :wub:

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