Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

J.A. Bayona’s Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom takes audiences back to the island one last time as the dinosaurs face a second extinction because of an erupting volcano. I wasn’t really a fan of the spinoff/sequel/reboot Jurassic World because it relied too heavily on referencing the landmark Jurassic Park instead of telling its own story. It…

Gold

If you’ve been along to any movie of note in the last couple of months you’ll likely have been assaulted on more than one occasion with the trailers for director Stephen Gaghan’s (Syriana, Abandon) new project Gold. A brash Eighties flavoured vehicle for Matthew McConaughey (Interstellar, Dallas Buyer’s Club), the trailers seem to promise a fairly…

Pete’s Dragon

David Lowery brings the Disney classic Pete’s Dragon to a new generation in this modern re-imagining that blazes it’s own trail. I have very little memory for the original Pete’s Dragon but I do know that I have seen it at some point. For me it’s one of those mainstays that doesn’t really stick in…

Jurassic World

Colin Trevorrow’s Jurassic World takes audience back to the past as the theme park promised in Spielberg’s unforgettable Jurassic Park is open to the public and raking in all sorts of cash. It has been 22 years since the original Jurassic Park hit cinemas and it has remained a cultural benchmark ever since. Not even…