2018 Mid-Year Review

We've just reached the halfway mark of 2018, and already box office records have been broken, franchise fatigues shattered, and even gotten some extraordinary movies in the process. There's no way to know how many of these will stick out as memorable features this time six months from now, but the front half of 2018 … Continue reading 2018 Mid-Year Review

How Does Life Weigh? The Underlying Question of “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” (2018)

For those of you keeping track, I wasn't a fan of the first Jurassic World. I found it a silly pastiche of CGI garbage, though an oddly charming one in its naïveté. With the follow-up, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, I was also taken on a somewhat mindless adventure, but can't shake off some of the … Continue reading How Does Life Weigh? The Underlying Question of “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” (2018)