Review – Jurassic World : Fallen Kingdom (2018)

by Armando Vanegas

Jurassic Park was such a seminal movie for many people in the 90’s as it managed to capture imagination, thrills, and suspense in such an unexpected way thanks to the skillful direction of Steven Spielberg. It also managed to be a great one off movie but because money is a thing, Hollywood keeps wanting to do more, which is why Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom exists. A lot of people claim these Jurassic Park/World movies are dumb and yeah, they definitely are. But the thing that people always presume is that being dumb is a bad thing and it doesn’t have to be. Granted, these series of movies have always been pushing everyone’s suspension of belief to new heights. But, when you think about it, the idea of dinosaurs coming back to life is a silly idea on its own, but the original Jurassic Park at least made a point to present why this wasn’t a great idea. But that hasn’t stopped so many of the characters from repeating the ideas and mistakes in the subsequent movies. In a way, it kind of makes sense in that they present how sometimes things can be cyclical and also rich people are willing to have extravagant ideas they claim to be ambitious, that are also idiotic. A lot of rich people (but not all) might be out of touch with reality and as a result, they find the idea of using genetically engineered dinosaurs for profit as a good idea and they think that they will be the exception of the rule. At least, that’s what I bring to these movies that help me overlook the inherent stupidity of the original movie’s premise that has continued through the franchise. This is something that’s always been interesting about this series has always scratched the surface of even though they don’t get too in depth with it, including this movie. Still, it offers a valid reason for the existence of these movies as to why there’s still dinosaurs and people like those. What could be a satiric look on the extravagant life of the rich and how they spend their money with no regard of the risk of destroying the lives of classes beneath them is instead a silly yet fun B-movie that’s worth a trip to the theater.

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Review – Tau (2018)

Logan Myerz reviews the new Sci-Fi thriller Tau now streaming on Netflix.

“A woman is held captive by a scientist in a futuristic smart house, and hopes to escape by reasoning with the Artificial Intelligence that controls the house.”

ALONG CAME THE DEVIL – Official Trailer

Gravitas Ventures will release the supernatural horror film ALONG CAME THE DEVIL in theaters, On Demand, and Digital HD on August 10, 2018.

An Exorcism movie for a new generation, ALONG CAME THE DEVIL stars Jessica Barth (Ted, Ted 2), Matt Dallas (ABC Family’s “Kyle XY,” Freeform’s “Baby Daddy”), Sydney Sweeney (Hulu’s “The Handmaid’s Tale,” HBO’s “Sharp Objects”), Madison Lintz (AMC’s “The Walking Dead,” Amazon Studio’s “Bosch”), Heather DeVan (The Girl, Mindless) and Bruce Davison (X-Men, Freeform’s “The Fosters”).

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