In his fairly swift career as an actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has faced some formidable foes. From Jason Stathamm, to a massive lizard through to weather… Johnson has beat them all but has he beat the best. I present you … Continue reading Dwayne Johnson Month: The Rock versus… (Opponents I want to see Dwayne Johnson face)
Jurassic World got lucky. Back in 2015, Jurassic World essentially remade seminal classic Jurassic Park but added three key aspects; they opened the park, created a brand-new hybrid dinosaur and made Chris Pratt the lead. It was a great movie and … Continue reading Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) Review
Not many directors have had the longevity and pioneering career that Steven Spielberg has. Not content to create one type of movie, Spielberg has managed to evolve, adapt and innovate in ways that not only keep him relevant but in some … Continue reading Video-Game Movie Month: Ready Player One (2018) Review
I am a History Teacher in my “real-life” and one with very little survival skills. Movies very regularly put average people in extraordinary situations and I often watch, as many other people do, and wonder “how long would I survive … Continue reading How long would I survive… Jurassic Park?
Views from the Sofa’s 100 Greatest Scenes is a list of the 100 greatest moments in the movies. This could be long introductions, moments of action or great dialogue between characters. The scenes are in no particular order and come from … Continue reading 100 Greatest Scenes Number 3: T-Rex Attacks
There was a moment in the first act of Jurassic Park, as the cars leave the station and the characters are being shown the dinosaurs in their paddocks that everyone must have felt – “how cool would a dinosaur theme … Continue reading Jurassic World (2015) Review
Sometimes the simplest way to fix a creative issue is to strip it back to its purest parts. After the mess that was Jurassic Park: The Lost World – Director Joe Johnston brings Jurassic Park back to the elements that made … Continue reading Jurassic Park 3 (2001) Review
All the ingredients that made Jurassic Park such a successful movie are missing from The Lost World. The great cast, the brilliant set-up, the suspense-filled action sequences and the characters that helped bring together all the other elements. If it wasn’t … Continue reading Jurassic Park: The Lost World (1997) Review