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Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (film review) *contains spoilers*


Film: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
Year: 2018
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-fi
Directed By: J.A. Bayona
Starring: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Rafe Spall
About: When the island's dormant volcano begins roaring to life, Owen and Claire mount a campaign to rescue the remaining dinosaurs from this extinction-level event.
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vn9mMeWcgoM

My Review:
Having not seen the second in the Jurassic World series, I thought this would be a perfect time for me to give it a watch especially after really enjoying the first one.

I thought that this movie was really good and I liked how it was set years after the destruction of the park in the first movie. By doing this it kept the timeline on track but also made the audience care more for the dinosaurs and the danger in which they are in due to already being introduced in the previous movie, especially Blue! By having people come and abduct Blue in order to use her to create a weapon for a dinosaur which would be able to understand commands and be the perfect killing machine. By also showing how people were selling the dinosaurs in order to gain  money I thought that this was something which felt real as this is something which would end up happening if dinosaurs were currently alive. Having the little girl as well which is related to the person who helped to bring them back to life and the twist that she was actually a clone of his daughter was something I didn't see coming and did end up shocking me! I do love that the T-Rex seems to only kill those in which are threatening the rest of the dinosaurs in this movie and shows how it is one of the most caring dinosaurs that is there as well as Blue who always seems to protect Owen when he is in danger due to having grown up with him. The ending of this film when the dinosaurs become free made me really happy, especially as there was a chance that they would die due to lack of oxygen. Showing how the dinosaurs are no longer in captivity but able to roam the world and find their own place was something I did think was really sweet and something that made me smile. However, I am wondering what is happening to the dinosaurs in which was already sold before Owen was able to free them.

The only thing about this movie in which I thought wasn't great was there was a couple of plot holes which left questions for the audience however these might be able to get filled in if they decide to make a third movie. I did think that there could have been more background on the character of Mills as to find out why he was the successor to the fortune and why he feels the need to sell the dinosaurs instead of saving them and going against what would have been his initial love for them. I also thought that the child screaming at the ending so much was rather annoying and wish she would scream less as it made me start to dislike her character, even though her character had a good story.

Overall, I do think that this is a great movie and one that made me really care for the dinosaurs more than in the first movie. I would recommend this to people who do like dinosaurs and would like a good action movie. I am definitely going to be watching this again!

My Rating: 5/5 

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