Jurassic World

Jurassic WorldDirected by …. Colin Trevorrow
Written by (screenplay) ….. Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver, Colin Trevorrow & Derek Connolly
(Story) …. Rick Jaffa … Amanda Silver
Based on characters and concept of Michael Crichton

Music …. Michael Giacchino
Director of photography … John Schwartzman
Film Editing … Kevin Stitt

Runtime (124 min) Color
Aspect Ratio 2.00 : 1

Cameras…. Both film and digital Arriflex 435, Panavision Primo Lenses
Panavision 65 HR Camera, Panavision System 65 Lenses
Panavision Panaflex Millennium XL2, Panavision Primo Lenses
Panavision Panaflex Platinum, Panavision Primo Lenses
Red Epic Dragon, Panavision Primo Lenses

Chris Pratt … Owen
Bryce Dallas Howard … Claire
Irrfan Khan … Masrani
Vincent D’Onofrio … Hoskins
Ty Simpkins Gray
Nick Robinson Zach
Jake Johnson … Lowery
Omar Sy … Barry
BD Wong … Dr. Henry Wu
Judy Greer … Karen
Lauren Lapkus… Vivian
Brian Tee … Hamada
Katie McGrath Zara
Andy Buckley… Scott
Courtney James Clark … Mosasaurus Announcer
Colby Boothman … Young Raptor Handler
Jimmy Fallon … as Himself

Some lessons go unheeded. In the original film, the attraction “Jurassic Park,” on Isla Nublar, Jeff Goldblum’s character, Dr.Ian Malcolm, expresses concern that the creators’s “scientists were so preoccupied with whether or not they could, they didn’t stop to think if they should.” This film begins 22 years after the original disastrous failure of Jurassic Park, the ability to produce living dinosaurs proved too great a draw not to reconstruct Jurassic World, an even grander new park on Isla Nublar. The attraction opened for business, and was a great success, but people are always looking for something new, something bigger, badder; so the park’s scientists genetically engineer a dinosaur larger and more ferocious than T-Rex. I assume I’m not giving away a secret when I confirm playing with dino DNA is not a great idea.

Jurassic World- HowardIn that film, the creator, John Hammond had invited a few people along with his his two grandchildren, to sample Jurassic Park, this time the up and running park is occupied by thousands of paying guests. This time the film moves further away from the philosophical questions, and more towards a basic corporate greed. Colin Trevorrow, who until this had never made a blockbuster film, at first seems like an odd choice to direct, but did a successful job of capturing the look and spirit of Steven Spielberg’s 1993 classic.

Chris Pratt, Jurassic World

About Lane J. Lubell
When I began this site, I was a student at "The Latin School of Chicago, and it consumed the majority of my waking hours, the remaining time was split between, making movies, hanging with friends, and spending time with family. Toss in eating and a few hours of sleep; and there was not all that much time left over. I provided that explanation to lower expectation of daily posts, and to point out that simply because I did not review a given film does not mean I did not find it worthy; more likely, homework took precedence. I am now attending Northwestern University where I'm enrolled in RTVF (Radio, Television, Video and Film) department. While I was very happy at Latin, and still go back to see each theater performance; I'm glad to be done with AP Calculus, and love that I get to take a larger percentage of classes focusing on literature, philosophy ,writing and film. I'm still just getting my feet wet here, but I have met some people that share my love of film and theater and we are already planing on some collaborations. Who knows, maybe I could even get a few of them to post a review here on CinemaShadow.com . I made this site not to "Talk to people" about films; but to 'Talk with People" about films. To that end; I would love to have others post comments, list their favorite movies, recommend films, new and old, that you think are worth watching.

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