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(Variety)   Jurassic Park 4 is now Jurassic World. Life finds a way   (variety.com) divider line 96
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2013-09-11 12:04:15 AM  
Plot details have not been released

Well I think I can take a wild guess.

/at least some form of the word "rise" isn't in the title
 
2013-09-11 01:23:43 AM  
Plot, schmot.  DINOSAURS!
 
2013-09-11 01:39:29 AM  
Jurassic Park 4 i-


images2.wikia.nocookie.net
 
2013-09-11 04:11:07 AM  
I didn't even know there was a Jurassic Park III.
 
2013-09-11 04:19:25 AM  

Mugato: /at least some form of the word "rise" isn't in the title


That's a great idea! They need to do a "Rise" of the dinosaurs. A monster disaster film like Pacific Rim. Dinosaurs have escaped, they're out there, and they're pushing humanity back. War is on. Who will survive? Only time will tell.

They can either do it properly, or they can do it like this

roborant42.appspot.com

Either way I can't imagine how it could possibly be a bad film. Unless they cast Shia Leboeoeof as a dinosaur.
 
2013-09-11 04:22:09 AM  

Ghastly: I didn't even know there was a Jurassic Park III.


Jurassic Park III was way better than Jurassic Park II cause it was a lot shorter and there were pteradactyls.
 
2013-09-11 04:30:07 AM  
I still remember the first time I had access to the World Wide Web, late one night in 1996, shortly after I finally owned a computer since my Commodore 64. I wasn't even sure how to navigate this new technology yet but I found some guy somewhere raving that Michael Crichton's sequel "The Lost World" was an excellent followup to his novel Jurassic Park.

Email was new to me that night too, but I figured out how to use it pretty quick so I could send something to him explaining in detail what a frickin' dumbass he was and how I hoped he never reproduced.

Looking back I'm sort of proud I figured it all out so fast. And that book SUCKED.
 
2013-09-11 04:48:16 AM  
Now my idea, is you star an older Laura Dern, and the velociraptors have eaten everyone she loved from the first movies (at least 1 or maybe 3 which she did technically appear in) and now it's all about revenge. She gets on a plane and goes to the Bahamas but BOOM! Velociraptor king! She sleeps with Michael Caine and then blows that son-of-a-biatch out of the sky with her spear SUV, cause they spared no expense and then we see pelicans.
 
2013-09-11 05:01:29 AM  
Oh wait... I just remembered Jurassic Park III. It was the one where the kids were trapped on the island with the dinosaurs and were chased by a Spinosaurus. It had the ridiculous scene of a Spinosaurus defeating a T-rex but the thing I thought was really stupid was the way the Spinosaurus (who I liked to call Tick-Tock) kept hunting this handful of humans down like they owed him money or something.

He just killed a T-rex which is bigger than him and eaten it. Why the hell would he be interested in expending energy to hunt down and eat these humans who would be nothing more than light hor d'oeuves to him.  You just ate Spinosaurus, you're not hungry. Are you eating because you're bored? That's not healthy, Spinosaurus.
 
2013-09-11 06:54:10 AM  

Ghastly: Oh wait... I just remembered Jurassic Park III. It was the one where the kids were trapped on the island with the dinosaurs and were chased by a Spinosaurus. It had the ridiculous scene of a Spinosaurus defeating a T-rex but the thing I thought was really stupid was the way the Spinosaurus (who I liked to call Tick-Tock) kept hunting this handful of humans down like they owed him money or something.

He just killed a T-rex which is bigger than him and eaten it. Why the hell would he be interested in expending energy to hunt down and eat these humans who would be nothing more than light hor d'oeuves to him.  You just ate Spinosaurus, you're not hungry. Are you eating because you're bored? That's not healthy, Spinosaurus.


OK, a number of points:

1. The Spinosaurus was actually bigger than the Tyrannosaur.

2. The Spinosaurus may well have just been acting on a more primitive version of the "prey drive", where the mere sight of potential prey running away is enough to cause the predator to act, whether it's hungry or not.

3. Despite what you may have heard, predators often engage in surplus killing.

4. As I recall, the Spinosaurus doesn't actually *CONSUME* the Tyrannosaur, and in fact may have been engaging in aggressive behavior against the Tyrannosaur because the Tyrannosaur was competition as another apex predator.

5. Predators tend to be curious, even relatively primitive ones.

6. If I remember correctly, the Spinosaurus doesn't really track them through the whole film.  In fact, as far as we know, the Spinosaurus quickly loses interest when the humans are out of sensory range.  The old "out of sight, out of mind" effect.  For all we know, the subsequent encounters are random chance, not the result of a long term tracking effort by the Spinosaurus.  Remember, it's an island with relatively limited area.

Having said all that, JPIII is far from a perfect film, *BUT* it's less preachy than the first and second one, and so that's a plus.

It does, however, suffer from the one major flaw that all Jurassic Park films suffer from:  Guns are useless in the film.  Either the people using them aren't competent, or they jam, or they are unavailable, or whatever, but there is not a single dinosaur even slightly injured on camera by a gun in any of the 3 films.   The closest we get to something like that is Muldoon shouting "Shoot her!" at the beginning of the first film, and while you hear gun shots, you don't know what actually happened.  For all we know, they missed.
 
2013-09-11 06:55:24 AM  

Confabulat: Ghastly: I didn't even know there was a Jurassic Park III.

Jurassic Park III was way better than Jurassic Park II cause it was a lot shorter and there were pteradactyls.


And it was less preachy.
 
2013-09-11 07:02:09 AM  

Confabulat: Now my idea, is you star an older Laura Dern, and the velociraptors have eaten everyone she loved from the first movies (at least 1 or maybe 3 which she did technically appear in) and now it's all about revenge. She gets on a plane and goes to the Bahamas but BOOM! Velociraptor king! She sleeps with Michael Caine and then blows that son-of-a-biatch out of the sky with her spear SUV, cause they spared no expense and then we see pelicans.


That's probably a better movie than the actual script.
 
2013-09-11 07:07:54 AM  

Slaxl: Mugato: /at least some form of the word "rise" isn't in the title

That's a great idea! They need to do a "Rise" of the dinosaurs. A monster disaster film like Pacific Rim. Dinosaurs have escaped, they're out there, and they're pushing humanity back. War is on. Who will survive? Only time will tell.

They can either do it properly, or they can do it like this



Either way I can't imagine how it could possibly be a bad film. Unless they cast Shia Leboeoeof as a dinosaur.


Farking Mugato. That's like the second time I've heard your hacky "What's the deal with movie titles with the word 'Rise'?" routine. I'm sure you've done it more times than that, but I only know about it when someone quotes you. Get some new material.
 
2013-09-11 07:12:42 AM  
dittybopper:

1. The Spinosaurus was actually bigger than the Tyrannosaur.

It was longer and taller than T-rex but T-rex was stronger and more massive. T-rex's job was killing dinosaurs, Spinosaurus ate fish. T-rex had the most powerful jaws of any living land animal. The scene where it bit down on Spinosaurus's neck would have ended that fight right there and then because it would have completely crushed its spine. Spinosaurus has a weaker, thinner jaw than T-rex.

Winner: T-Rex
 
2013-09-11 07:13:00 AM  

Confabulat: Now my idea, is you star an older Laura Dern, and the velociraptors have eaten everyone she loved from the first movies (at least 1 or maybe 3 which she did technically appear in) and now it's all about revenge. She gets on a plane and goes to the Bahamas but BOOM! Velociraptor king! She sleeps with Michael Caine and then blows that son-of-a-biatch out of the sky with her spear SUV, cause they spared no expense and then we see pelicans.


You forgot the part where the Velocitaptor King tries to make Laura Dern his new queen pissing off the alpha female who really runs the joint and she hauls off and leaves with the rest of the pack so the VK is all alone when it's stabby-truck time.

/Yeah, I ripped off ST:TNG. you wanna start something?
 
2013-09-11 07:13:02 AM  

B.L.Z. Bub: Slaxl: Mugato: /at least some form of the word "rise" isn't in the title

That's a great idea! They need to do a "Rise" of the dinosaurs. A monster disaster film like Pacific Rim. Dinosaurs have escaped, they're out there, and they're pushing humanity back. War is on. Who will survive? Only time will tell.

They can either do it properly, or they can do it like this

Either way I can't imagine how it could possibly be a bad film. Unless they cast Shia Leboeoeof as a dinosaur.

Farking Mugato. That's like the second time I've heard your hacky "What's the deal with movie titles with the word 'Rise'?" routine. I'm sure you've done it more times than that, but I only know about it when someone quotes you. Get some new material.


The Rise of B.L.Z. Bub.
 
2013-09-11 07:36:51 AM  

Ghastly: dittybopper:

1. The Spinosaurus was actually bigger than the Tyrannosaur.

It was longer and taller than T-rex but T-rex was stronger and more massive. T-rex's job was killing dinosaurs, Spinosaurus ate fish. T-rex had the most powerful jaws of any living land animal. The scene where it bit down on Spinosaurus's neck would have ended that fight right there and then because it would have completely crushed its spine. Spinosaurus has a weaker, thinner jaw than T-rex.

Winner: T-Rex


IIRC Jack Horner was the one who suggested that Spinosaurus should be the bad ass dino in JP III. The man has a serious hate-on for T-rex and needs professional help to deal with it.
 
2013-09-11 07:41:15 AM  

Confabulat: I still remember the first time I had access to the World Wide Web, late one night in 1996, shortly after I finally owned a computer since my Commodore 64. I wasn't even sure how to navigate this new technology yet but I found some guy somewhere raving that Michael Crichton's sequel "The Lost World" was an excellent followup to his novel Jurassic Park.

Email was new to me that night too, but I figured out how to use it pretty quick so I could send something to him explaining in detail what a frickin' dumbass he was and how I hoped he never reproduced.

Looking back I'm sort of proud I figured it all out so fast. And that book SUCKED.


You told him you hope he never reproduces... because you disagree with his liking of a... book.

/backs away slowly...
 
2013-09-11 07:44:51 AM  
Spielberg not directing? fark this shiat.
 
2013-09-11 07:48:31 AM  
I still hold that the original was a social commentary on movie making.

you have the 'viewers' who are the archiologist appreciating the old stuff that is out dated. They are fascinated by bones for god sake! They are you the viewer. you and them experience the dinosaurs for the first time together. They are amazed dinos exist. You are amazed by the new special effects. This is all brought on by rich greedy people for profit.

ultimately this experiment goes horribly badly, forshadowing how special and computer effects will screw up the movie industry. You are damn near the only ones to survive to tell this cautionary tale.
 
2013-09-11 07:53:46 AM  
I have high hopes. I liked the first two and I seem to recall an interview with Speilberg a while back where he kind of disavowed #3 and said this one will kind of unwrite/ignore it.
 
2013-09-11 07:54:32 AM  

AlienOmega: IIRC Jack Horner was the one who suggested that Spinosaurus should be the bad ass dino in JP III. The man has a serious hate-on for T-rex and needs professional help to deal with it.


Yeah, he does.  His book on T.rex has some really interesting stuff in it, mostly about the world that Tyrannosaurs lived in, but man, he just doesn't like that species.
 
2013-09-11 07:59:13 AM  
I hope they  bring Jeff Goldblum back so they can kill him off again.
 
2013-09-11 08:01:23 AM  

Ghastly: dittybopper:

1. The Spinosaurus was actually bigger than the Tyrannosaur.

It was longer and taller than T-rex but T-rex was stronger and more massive. T-rex's job was killing dinosaurs, Spinosaurus ate fish. T-rex had the most powerful jaws of any living land animal. The scene where it bit down on Spinosaurus's neck would have ended that fight right there and then because it would have completely crushed its spine. Spinosaurus has a weaker, thinner jaw than T-rex.

Winner: T-Rex


Yes, I know.

Think of it this way:  Spinosaurus was Trayvon Martin, and T.rex was George Zimmerman.  Because of the short arms and only two fingers on the hand, Zimmerman rex couldn't deploy his Kel-Tex against Spinosaurus trayvonni, so the bigger, but less massive, dinosaur wins.
 
2013-09-11 08:02:01 AM  

SockMonkeyHolocaust: I hope they  bring Jeff Goldblum back so they can kill him off again.


They didn't kill him off.  He survives I and II.  Unfortunately.
 
2013-09-11 08:03:48 AM  
Jurassic Rize: The Lost Krunk
 
2013-09-11 08:06:51 AM  
"Get Jurass Up And DANCE"
 
2013-09-11 08:12:29 AM  

timswar: Confabulat: Now my idea, is you star an older Laura Dern, and the velociraptors have eaten everyone she loved from the first movies (at least 1 or maybe 3 which she did technically appear in) and now it's all about revenge. She gets on a plane and goes to the Bahamas but BOOM! Velociraptor king! She sleeps with Michael Caine and then blows that son-of-a-biatch out of the sky with her spear SUV, cause they spared no expense and then we see pelicans.

You forgot the part where the Velocitaptor King tries to make Laura Dern his new queen pissing off the alpha female who really runs the joint and she hauls off and leaves with the rest of the pack so the VK is all alone when it's stabby-truck time.

/Yeah, I ripped off ST:TNG. you wanna start something?


Um all I did was exchange Laura Dern for Mrs. Brody in Jaws The Revenge. Really? No one noticed?
 
2013-09-11 08:17:33 AM  
Now I am worried Jaws The Revenge has not had the cultural impact on decades of humanity as it did me.
 
2013-09-11 08:17:36 AM  
Will Tea Leoni be wet and dirty and running around again?
 
2013-09-11 08:18:02 AM  

Mr. Coffee Nerves: "Get Jurass Up And DANCE"


images4.wikia.nocookie.net

Did somebody say "Jirass"?
 
2013-09-11 08:25:00 AM  
img24.imageshack.us

Worst product placement in films ever.
 
2013-09-11 08:29:28 AM  

Confabulat: Now I am worried Jaws The Revenge has not had the cultural impact on decades of humanity as it did me.


Dude, it's just you and Michael Caine on this one.
 
2013-09-11 08:33:15 AM  

soopey: [img24.imageshack.us image 550x413]

Worst product placement in films ever.


I've watched that movie a dozen times and it never really struck me as product placement. Unless having window panels that pop out during dino attacks is a selling feature.
 
2013-09-11 08:40:13 AM  

Ghastly: I didn't even know there was a Jurassic Park III.


I didn't know people were that readily available to admit ignorance.

//no wait, this is America, yeah, I did know that.
///just because it places cock in its mouth to perform fellatio, doesn't mean people shouldn't know of its existence
 
2013-09-11 08:41:42 AM  

Confabulat: Now my idea, is you star an older Laura Dern, and the velociraptors have eaten everyone she loved from the first movies (at least 1 or maybe 3 which she did technically appear in) and now it's all about revenge. She gets on a plane and goes to the Bahamas but BOOM! Velociraptor king! She sleeps with Michael Caine and then blows that son-of-a-biatch out of the sky with her spear SUV, cause they spared no expense and then we see pelicans.


If Jurassic Park 4 isn't exactly like this I will now be completely disappointed.

/Needed a laugh cause I've got bad toothache at the moment so I thank you sir.
 
2013-09-11 08:46:35 AM  

coeyagi: Ghastly: I didn't even know there was a Jurassic Park III.

I didn't know people were that readily available to admit ignorance.

//no wait, this is America, yeah, I did know that.
///just because it places cock in its mouth to perform fellatio, doesn't mean people shouldn't know of its existence


Ironically it was actually Jurassic Park II I had forgotten about. I had thought Jurassic Park III was the second one, I had completely forgotten about the Jurassic Park II: The Dinosaurs Take Manhattan.

Turns out I've seen all three movies. Presumably the second one must be the worst of the bunch since I can barely remember anything of it.
 
2013-09-11 09:15:11 AM  

Ghastly: Presumably the second one must be the worst of the bunch since I can barely remember anything of it.


The only redeeming thing about JPII is the character of Roland Tembo.
 
2013-09-11 09:19:29 AM  
JP4: Greed finds a way
 
2013-09-11 09:24:20 AM  
I have one thing to say about this: Pliosaur
 
2013-09-11 09:26:09 AM  

sprag: JP4: Greed finds a way


forum.e-dz.com

/Kill the lights on the way out.
 
2013-09-11 09:45:06 AM  

timswar: Confabulat: Now I am worried Jaws The Revenge has not had the cultural impact on decades of humanity as it did me.

Dude, it's just you and Michael Caine on this one.


Dude, it's just you and My Cocaine on this one.
 
2013-09-11 09:46:36 AM  
The golden rule of movies: the only sequel that loses money is the last one.
 
2013-09-11 09:50:31 AM  

coeyagi: Ghastly: I didn't even know there was a Jurassic Park III.

I didn't know people were that readily available to admit ignorance.

//no wait, this is America, yeah, I did know that.
///just because it places cock in its mouth to perform fellatio, doesn't mean people shouldn't know of its existence


Says the guy who said "Don't Mess With the guy who farking writes for a living, ace."  ITG at it's finest here folks.
 
2013-09-11 09:51:30 AM  

dittybopper: Ghastly: Presumably the second one must be the worst of the bunch since I can barely remember anything of it.

The only redeeming thing about JPII is the character of Roland Tembo.


And the T-Rex getting loose in a city. There needs to be more of that. We need 90m years ago levels of dinosaurs suddenly transported to the modern world (placements adjusted for continental drift), clearly the work of a diabolical supervillain genius. That'd be fun to watch. Either in film or reality.
 
2013-09-11 09:55:01 AM  

Slaxl: And the T-Rex getting loose in a city. There needs to be more of that.


Even that fell short.  No one in San Diego had any guns?
 
2013-09-11 09:56:31 AM  

Slaxl: dittybopper: Ghastly: Presumably the second one must be the worst of the bunch since I can barely remember anything of it.

The only redeeming thing about JPII is the character of Roland Tembo.

And the T-Rex getting loose in a city. There needs to be more of that. We need 90m years ago levels of dinosaurs suddenly transported to the modern world (placements adjusted for continental drift), clearly the work of a diabolical supervillain genius. That'd be fun to watch. Either in film or reality.


I credit the film makers for actually doing the obvious homage to the Godzilla movies during that rampage.
 
2013-09-11 10:18:47 AM  

Jsin82: coeyagi: Ghastly: I didn't even know there was a Jurassic Park III.

I didn't know people were that readily available to admit ignorance.

//no wait, this is America, yeah, I did know that.
///just because it places cock in its mouth to perform fellatio, doesn't mean people shouldn't know of its existence

Says the guy who said "Don't Mess With the guy who farking writes for a living, ace."  ITG at it's finest here folks.


Give coeyagi a break. He wandered here from the politics tab, and is disoriented and confused as to how normal people behave.
 
2013-09-11 10:28:38 AM  

Tom_Slick: Slaxl: dittybopper: Ghastly: Presumably the second one must be the worst of the bunch since I can barely remember anything of it.

The only redeeming thing about JPII is the character of Roland Tembo.

And the T-Rex getting loose in a city. There needs to be more of that. We need 90m years ago levels of dinosaurs suddenly transported to the modern world (placements adjusted for continental drift), clearly the work of a diabolical supervillain genius. That'd be fun to watch. Either in film or reality.

I credit the film makers for actually doing the obvious homage to the Godzilla movies during that rampage.


I don't know if it's true or not but somebody told me one of the Japanese guys yells in Japanese "this is why I left Tokyo" during that scene.
 
2013-09-11 10:37:44 AM  
 
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