Tag Archives: Dinosaur

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) ☆☆(2/4): The Insipid Return to Jurassic World

25 years ago, there was a film called “Jurassic Park” (1993), and I still remember how much I and other audiences were amazed by its many vivid, awe-inspiring moments of various dinosaurs roaming on the screen. Although it looks a … Continue reading

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The Good Dinosaur (2015) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4) : My Boy Spot

While it is a slick animated feature film on the technical level, “The Good Dinosaur” is not wholly satisfying in terms of story and characters, and that is a surprise considering that it is made by none other than Pixar … Continue reading

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Jurassic World (2015) ☆☆1/2 (2.5/4): Dinosaurs are back again…..

Understandably lacking the awe and wonder of “Jurassic Park” (1993), “Jurassic World” is a well-made blockbuster ride with many dinosaurs to watch. While the advance of digital special effects during last 22 years makes the dinosaurs roaming on the screen … Continue reading

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Jurassic Park (1993) ☆☆☆(3/4) : You can still believe they’re alive again

 “Jurassic Park” has aged well as one of the notable milestones in the special effect history. The special effect technology in Hollywood has moved on a lot since its remarkable achievement in 1993, and you may glimpse its dated aspects … Continue reading

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The Tree of Life (2011) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : From the vast universe to one small life

“The Tree of Life”, Terrence Malick’s ambitious new film, is a dazzling kaleidoscopic panorama rare to watch. Sometimes it seems ponderous, and sometimes it feels bloated, but it is an overwhelming visual feast to be remembered and discussed. I cannot … Continue reading

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