JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM
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(Save the dinosaurs!)
Three years have passed. The original movie was so good, it is a shame that the series continues into mediocrity.
The remaining dinosaurs have been living on Isla Nubar when an erupting volcano threatens their existence. Owen and Claire (Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard) have been summoned by a wealthy old dinosaur lover (James Crowell) to his huge estate, where he has plans to move the dinosaurs to a sanctuary. They enlist the help of a computer techie and a vet, and off they go.
Unbeknownst to them, an evil group of warmongers from around the globe have gathered to bid millions of dollars to buy the poor creatures, capture their DNA, and use them as war machines.
There's lots of action as some of the dinosaurs are saved just as the lava destroys the island. Owen and Claire's crew are left behind, but manage to make it to the ship just in time.
Meanwhile, back at the estate, the bad guys have gathered for the auction, while our heroes are locked up. Of course, they escape, and with the help of Indoraptor, a mean genetic engineered fighting machine, and a little girl who plays a big part in the movie, take on the escaping dinosaurs and the bad guys for a long, dragged out battle.
What follows is a set-up for at least one more sequel. What will it be called? How about "The Revenge of the Dinosaurs?”
Do kids still like dinosaurs, or have computer games taken over their interests? If they do, they will enjoy the action and the incredible special effects. Adults should soon tire of two hours of a dull story, dull characters and the constant battles.
Rated PG-13, with lots of violence.