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Film Friday #234

Jurassic World (2015)

Twenty-two years after the fateful incidents of Jurassic Park, Isla Nublar is operating as a functioning dinosaur attraction with an array of exciting interactive exhibits. The park is run by Claire (Bryce Dallas Howard), a no-nonsense businesswoman whose core focus is on efficiency, profitability and pleasing shareholders. Claire has become concerned that the Jurassic World is becoming stagnant and a bit old hat with visitors no-longer wow-ed by dinosaurs in the way that they used to be, which has lead to her overseeing the development of a new genetically engineered dinosaur called the indominous rex guaranteed to scare the shit out of children and adults alike. On the same day the park CEO (Irrfan Khan) comes to inspect the new creation, Claire’s nephews Zach (Nick Robinson) and Gray (Ty Simpkins) are also visiting the park. They’re supposed to be under Claire’s care but she’s got way too much going on, especially since there are concerns that the indominous rex’s paddock is not as secure as it looks. Read more…