Tagged: Jurassic Park

Why long-awaited sequels are never that good

“If you’ve been waiting decades for the return of your favorite franchises, there’s a good chance you’ll be pleased by what’s coming in the next few years. But there’s a much better chance you won’t, because it’s all going to be terrible.”

VIDEO: Jurassic Park III (2001)

It’s the debut of Minority Report Reviews! This episode, Tom takes a look at Jurassic Park III and showcases the movie’s positives, which mostly consist of the action scenes and the dinosaurs, and definitely not the rehash of a plot or Téa Leoni being useless and annoying.

Recap Supplement: The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997)

“The only parts of the film I can actually say I kind of like are the two Tyrannosaurus rampages in the middle of the movie, and the beast running wild in San Diego. Even then, my enjoyment is negated by the lousy characters, and when a guy like me (who can find enjoyment in pretty much anything) isn’t able to glean any satisfaction from a giant monster wreaking havoc, something has gone seriously wrong with your movie. This is one of those films that works just fine when the special effects are in control and nobody is talking. But when they do talk… Jesus.”