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  • Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

    Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

    ★★★★

    Just as wildly gratifying the second time around. Seeing it in a theater packed with a bunch of terrified kids definitely helped.

    I don't know, there's something about this film that reminds me of the no-holds-barred storytelling of Dark Horse's original Aliens comic series, right down to its open-ended coda.

    I sincerely hope Universal and Legendary will pull a Disney and remove Colin Trevorrow from the director's chair before he could even start filming Jurassic World 3. These dinos deserve the warm, caring embrace of Juan Antonio Bayona. They've had enough of Trevorrow's dirty, sexist paws.

  • The Lost World: Jurassic Park

    The Lost World: Jurassic Park

    ★★★★½

    The sparse elegance of Spielberg's craft in this film is criminally underrated.

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  • Warcraft

    Warcraft

    I walked out of the matinee after one hour and a half of being pummelled by this unholy nonsense. What a sluggishly paced and narratively confused fella this film was. It was kind of great to actually see the games' aesthetics get the most faithful screen adaptation, but that's just it. Everything else was a completely unengaging mess. I saw potential here - a sprawling fantasy universe that could be fun to explore. But all of that was squandered in…

  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road

    ★★★★★

    Okay, so it's out and it's nice.

    Wait, well, it's more than nice. It's good! Yeah? Let's settle for 'good' so as to not make these hungry dogs even hungrier. From now on, I'll be using the adjective as a euphemism for the M-word.

    *EUPHEMISM METER: 100%*

    George Miller. Now I've never met the man, let alone talking to him, but judging from Mad Max: Fury Road, I'm willing to bet my ass that he's a super kind guy. How…