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Highly Suspect Reviews: Jurassic World

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I like to think that somewhere Michael Crichton knows that the park he invented is finally open for business. Hopefully not spinning in his grave, but we’re kind of on a split decision on that one.

Isla Nubar is now no longer the prepping for the opening of Jurassic Park that will never happen, but the long since having opened, Jurassic World. Families come from all over the world to visit their dinosaurs, but like every amusement park, if they don’t keep creating bigger and better exhibits, attendance starts to fall off. I can only assume Cretaceous and Triassic Park are big competitors somewhere.

Enter Bryce Dallas Howard who’s working with the eternally insidious InGen corporation to create a new hybrid dinosaur that is bigger and badder than anything they have ‘as-is’ genes for. Why is Chris Pratt the only one who sees that this is a bad idea? I mean, other than everyone watching the movie?

Chris, Ashley, Beau, JC, Sarah and Brian weigh in on the four-quel and the big question: just because they could make another film, they didn’t stop to think whether or not they should


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Born in the wilds of northern Virginia, in 1992 Chris managed to put all of his survival skills to use and barely escaped with his life to Austin Texas, where ever since he’s dabbled in everything from plumber’s assistant to sandwich maker, from band to bar management. An opportunity to see theatrical release films for free, by becoming a critic on a local public access show called “The Reel Deal”, turned into a full time job when Chris and his friends decided to take it to the internet. They built the site Spill.com, adding multiple podcasts and animated features, to no small amount of success. During this time, a fortuitous friendship sprung up between Chris and young Brian Salisbury, who was also a local film critic, and they merged their forces of will, and their laundry list of ideas for shows, to eventually build this paradise you see before you.