Universal has released a new clip for Jurassic World. From director Colin Trevorrow (Safety Not Guaranteed), the fourth entry in the franchise takes audiences inside a fully operational iteration of John Hammond’s park. The rides are packed and the park is thriving, including the Hammond Creation Lab, the genetic engineering facility that creates a bigger, badder dinosaur for attendees who’ve grown bored of the T-Rex.
Jurassic World opens in 3D on June 12th, and stars Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Nick Robinson, Ty Simpkins, Vincent D’Onofrio, Irrfan Khan, Jake Johnson, Omar Sy and Judy Greer.
Clip via Jurassic Park.
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I’ve been completely on board with Jurassic World until this clip. I loved the spirit of the first trailer, which did a great job at paying homage and capturing the wonder of Jurassic Park. I liked the first clip more than most, and was happy to see that that Trevorrow wasn’t so dead set on making Pratt a rugged action hero that he drained him of all fun and personality. But this clip does nothing for me. Maybe because it’s the kind of clip that’s meant to be seen on a theater screen, not a twitter embed. Maybe because it’s so devoid of context that I couldn’t care less that a human just got chomped by a giant dinosaur. Mostly it’s because there’s nothing inventive about the way it’s being choreographed or filmed. The quick glimpse at the practical effects look decent, but otherwise, this action beat could come from any syfy movie-of-the-week. Don’t get me wrong, I love a good movie-of-the-week, you just hope for more out of a Jurassic Film.