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Film review: Jurassic World

Thank you, Jurassic World for refreshing my irrational fear of velociraptors this weekend. Irrational because they’re extinct, that is, and because if they were real, they would only reach up to my waist or so. I think… But fear nevertheless. In the trailer they hint at the raptors having been tamed and following Chris Pratt’s orders. There’s also the Indominus Rex, this massive dinosaur genetically engineered to be bigger, bolder, meaner, so it goes to follow that’s the one you should be scared about, and don’t get me wrong, it is scary, but you know, whatever. As usual, I’m going to mention every single detail I can remember, spoilers included, so read at your own risk! We start the film with this family who are leaving on holiday, actually, just the kids. For some reason, we are shown that the older kid has a girlfriend he’s not interested in that much, and the younger kid is very enthusiastic about stuff (and dinosaurs, mainly). The kids are going to spend a week at Jurassic World, where …