Steve Rogers, a rejected military soldier, transforms into Captain America after taking a dose of a "Super-Soldier serum". But being Captain America comes at a price as he attempts to take down a war monger and a terrorist organization.
Samuel L. Jackson
A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an unexpected connection with another survivor: a fearsome Bengal tiger.
Twenty-two years after the original Jurassic Park failed, the new park, also known as Jurassic World, is open for business. After years of studying genetics, the scientists on the park genetically engineer a new breed of dinosaur, the Indominus Rex. When everything goes horribly wrong, will our heroes make it off the island?Written by
From an animal behavior perspective, the supposedly blatant betrayal of the raptors is a bit more complex than the average viewer may realize. When the first betrayal happens, the control room shows that all of the raptors looked back at Owen as soon as the Indominus Rex started communicating with them. A strange newcomer has just shown up, and is attempting to declare itself the new alpha, so the sisters were looking to their current alpha for guidance, and to see what he'd do in response. Unfortunately, before Owen can do anything besides curse this sudden escalation, the InGen soldiers open fire, all but forcing the raptors to side with the alpha who's not hurting them: the Indominus Rex. Earlier in the paddock, it's shown that Owen has never used violent means against the raptors before, so this was probably a huge shock and betrayal to them. He also doesn't shoot at them during the firefight or subsequent scenes, either. He just distracts and lures them away from other people, and later on, when Owen stands his ground against the Indominus Rex and removes Blue's harness, the raptors side with their imprinted alpha, who has cared for them since birth, and never hurt or threatened them like the Indominus Rex has just done. All of this is typical and unsurprising pack behavior. Two other things to add to this: 1) When the Indominus Rex tries to assume control of the pack, they all turn to look at Owen, who does not react. Owen has been challenged for dominance and did not meet the challenge, and as such, he has forfeited his place as Alpha to the Indominus Rex. 2) After siding with the Indominus Rex, the pack is then abandoned by her as soon as she's injured by a hit. Once the pack switches allegiance back to Owen, he fights alongside them. As intelligent pack hunters, they know that siding with a reliable, loyal leader is better for the pack than one who abandons them for her own convenience. Indominus Rex proved herself unworthy. The raptors attack the special ops guys, but don't go after Owen, and they only attack after the ops guys have started firing weapons in their direction. They aren't really siding with the Indominus Rex so much as reacting to a perceived attack by strange humans they don't really like. They still see Owen as their alpha, but the situation is so confused with all of the weapons fire and everyone, human and raptor alike, going on the defensive, and Owen effectively separated from the pack, they aren't able to look to him for direction. It's only at the end that the raptor pack sees Owen and the Indominus Rex interact and realize that their alpha and the big new raptor are not friends, and they follow their alpha's example and become hostile to the Indominus Rex. Blue also stops attacking Barry when he calls her name. She recognizes him as a fellow member of Owen's pack, and not one of the special ops group. See more »
After Owen finishes the training with the Velociraptors early in the movie, the feeding bucket has moved from the outside of the gantry to the inside. See more »
I loved this movie. I don't understand some of the negative ratings here. This is not a Fellini movie we're reviewing. It's dinosaurs. And plenty of them. I think this is every bit as good as JPI and way better than the other two. There's plenty of action. There are strong characters, big dinosaurs, spectacular special effects. Add a star because it's scary without being gruesome. The plot is plausible in a movie that's based on a totally fantastical platform to start with. Go see it. Definitely one to see on the big screen. It's got a huge box office for a reason. People spontaneously clapped at the start of the ending credits. It's been a long time since I've seen a movie where that happened.
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