Tag Archives: Jurassic Park

Review: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018)

Well, it’s certainly a lot more fun than the last one. JURASSIC PARK is my favourite childhood film and remains very close to the top of my list today. The sequels have never been up to much, and each time … Continue reading

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20 Years On: Independence Day (1996)

Roland Emmerich really does turn massive-scale destruction into an art form. Michael Bay can make things go boom then throw them at you while juggling the camera, but Emmerich really seems to relish his careful construction of sequences and giving … Continue reading

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Review: The Martian (2015)

Almost Ridders, almost. This is undoubtedly the best thing Ridley Scott has produced in over a decade. For me though, THE MARTIAN doesn’t quite justify the plaudits it has received, but yeah it’s good. That’s pretty much it. You want … Continue reading

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Review: Jurassic World (2015)

I love JURASSIC PARK. It will always hold a very special place in my heart. It was the first film I saw on the big screen, and I saw it at the age that I, like so many other children, was … Continue reading

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“I believe we need heroes, I believe we need certain people who we can measure our own shortcomings by.” (RIP Richard Attenborough)

It’s been a tough month for my childhood. Two weeks ago we lost Robin Williams, and now we must also bid a fond farewell to Lord Richard Attenborough, actor-director extraordinaire, RADA and BAFTA head, and tireless and passionate supporter of … Continue reading

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Review: Godzilla (2014)

60 years ago, film studio Toho burst onto the international stage with GODZILLA, an astonishing fantasy analogy for the Japanese nightmares of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. In 2014,  a new version of the tale has emerged from MONSTERS director Gareth Edwards. … Continue reading

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My Clichés! I Can’t See Without My Clichés!

There are a few plot, dialogue and aesthetic elements that are used time and time again in movies that drive me to despair. Whether it’s through lazy screenwriting, lazy direction or just because filmmakers think they have to conform to what … Continue reading

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Jurassic Park 3D: Spared No Expense

I’ve loved JURASSIC PARK since I first saw it in the cinema as a small child. It’s a magical experience for me, and shows the real majesty of special effects work (both animatronic and CGI) when they’re done well. I … Continue reading

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10 Films That Made My Childhood

I was introduced to the world of film at an early age. Something was always on a screen at home in my early years. I was born in 1990, and was first taken to the cinema before I was three years old. My poor parents … Continue reading

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