Many thanks to Jeremiah Good for attending the Jurassic World preview, and for bringing us a review of one of the most awaited sequels!
Jurassic World opens today, and is by far the best ‘dinosaurs brought to life’ film you will see this year!
At this point in our time on this planet you know if you are a Jurassic Park fan or not, so I won’t do a hard sell but I will say SEE IT.
The plot of the film is predictable. Dinosaurs break loose, they eat people, and our heroes Chris Pratt as Owen and Bryce Dallas Howard as Beth work to save as many guest as they can…well mostly just Beth’s nephews who are out among the dinosaurs. But as always the plot of the film is not why you’d go see Jurassic World so much as the awesome dinosaurs, who are very plentiful.
I have loved dinosaurs since I was a little kid and this film really highlights what would happen if/when a way is found to clone them, they would be cool for a few years and then put in petting zoos. Being a theme park person watching this film struck a chord with me because it points out that a park is only as good as its latest attraction, in this case a genetic hybrid of a T-Rex and a few other animals (always a ominous thought) called an Indominus Rex. Of course the next big thing, as we’ve seen time and time again with new theme park attractions, might still have some bugs to work out even if those bugs are one of the smartest dinosaurs ever created by man or God which to the nearly 22,000 guest on Jurassic World can only be a problem!
While I wouldn’t call Jurassic World a perfect film, I would call it a great summer popcorn flick! As a “reviewer” I would be remiss if I didn’t point out the one biggest flaw in this film, the humans! I realize this film is all about the dinos, but I really had a hard time remembering the names of most of the characters. Unlike Jurassic Park where before you even see the first dinosaur in full, you are introduced to everyone and given enough information to know who they are, what they do, and why they are there in Jurassic World you have about 10 minutes of set up before all you care about is seeing the next dino. Now none of that will change my mind on this being the perfect sequel to the original film and seeing it at least 2 more time before I buy it on blu-ray!
22 years ago I saw Jurassic Park and dreamt of visiting and Jurassic World made my dream even bigger!
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The Velvet Sessions are held on the the last Thursday of each month at Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando, and this themed rock’n’roll cocktail party is your chance to see some of your favorite musicians in an intimate and unique environment.
Held in the lobby of the Resort, guests purchase an all-inclusive ticket gives you a selection of complimentary themed cocktails, tapas, and access to an exclusive rock show with a world-renowned musician.
Each session is themed, and past Velvet Sessions performances have included Joan Jett, The Go-Go’s, and Foreigner.
Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando’s 2015 Velvet Sessions lobby concert series continues in June with The Fixx, performing hits “One Thing Leads To Another,” “Saved By Zero,” “Are We Ourselves?,” “Red Skies” and more.
Hard Rock Hotel Velvet Sessions June 2015: The Fixx
Thursday, June 25, 2015
6:30 PM Purchase tickets online and receive early entry at 6:00 PM!
The Velvet Bar & Lobby Lounge at the Hard Rock Hotel® Universal Orlando Resort®
Valet Parking is complimentary
Tickets are $29 on-line or $35 at the door. Purchase tickets in advance on-line and receive early entry to the show at 6:00 pm.
To purchase tickets, log onto velvetsessions.com. For tickets and more information, call 407-503-2401 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
All tickets include FREE specialty drinks, finger foods and valet parking*. VIP tickets also include access to a special viewing area with private bar. Purchase tickets on-line today and receive early entry at 6:00 pm.
$50 – VIP Tickets include all the benefits of a regular Velvet Sessions ticket, plus access to a special viewing area with private bar. Purchase tickets in advance on-line and receive early entry to the show at 6:00 pm.
To purchase tickets, log onto velvetsessions.com. For tickets and more information, call 407-503- 2401 or e-mail email@example.com.
Log onto velvetsessions.com to buy your tickets and to receive monthly updates on who’s playing.
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