Film Review: Jurassic World 2: Fallen Kingdom

Directed by J.A. Bayona, Fallen Kingdom sees the return of Jurassic World bigwig Claire Dearing (Bryce Dallas Howard) and raptor wrangler Owen Grady (Chris Pratt) as Isla Nublar’s previously dormant volcano is now very much active. With the de-extinct residents in serious danger of being wiped out all over again, Claire – who now heads up a dinosaur protection group – convinces a reluctant Owen to help mount a daring rescue mission. Arriving on the unstable island as lava begins raining down, their expedition uncovers a conspiracy that could return our entire planet to a perilous order not seen since prehistoric times.

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Film Review: Avengers – Infinity War

The third Avengers ensemble film and the nineteenth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Avengers: Infinity War sees The Avengers – Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), Captain America (Chris Evans), Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson), Doctor Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch), War Machine (Don Cheadle), Spider-Man (Tom Holland), Black Panther (Chadwick Boseman), Vision (Paul Bettany), Scarlet Witch (Elizabeth Olsen), Falcon (Anthony Mackie) and The Winter Soldier (Sebastian Stan) – and The Guardians of the Galaxy – Star-Lord (Chris Pratt), Gamora (Zoe Saldana), Drax (Dave Bautista), Baby Groot (voiced by Vin Diesel), Rocket (voiced by Bradley Cooper), Mantis (Pom Klementieff) and Nebula (Karen Gillan) – come together for the ultimate, deadliest showdown of all time.

Directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, these new superhero allies have to sacrifice everything in an attempt to prevent the powerful Thanos (Josh Brolin) from amassing the all-powerful Infinity Stones before his blitz of devastation and ruin puts an end to the universe.

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Film Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Directed once again by James Gunn, Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 sees the return of Star-Lord (Chris Pratt), Gamora (Zoe Saldana), Drax (Dave Bautista), Baby Groot (voiced by Vin Diesel), and Rocket (voiced by Bradley Cooper) as they traverse the outer reaches of the cosmos and must fight to keep their newfound family together. Set to the backdrop of Awesome Mixtape #2, old foes become new allies as the mystery of Peter Quill’s true parentage is revealed when they meet his father, Ego (Kurt Russell).

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Film Review: Passengers

Directed by Morten Tyldum, Passengers follows two passengers – Jim (Chris Pratt) and Aurora (Jennifer Lawrence) – who are onboard a 120-year journey to another planet when their hibernation pods wake them 90 years too early. With the lives of thousands of passengers in jeopardy, Jim and Aurora are forced to unravel the mystery behind the malfunction as the ship teeters on the brink of collapse.

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Film Review: Jurassic World

The fourth installment in the Jurassic Park series, Jurassic World is a science fiction adventure directed by Colin Trevorrow. Set 22 years after the events of Jurassic Park, a new theme park has been built on the original site and is again set on the fictional island of Isla Nublar. Everything is going well under the control of Claire (Bryce Dallas Howard), who invites her nephews Zach (Nick Robinson) and Gray (Ty Simpkins) for a free trip. But when Claire is pushed by Masrani (Irrfan Khan) to create more scares and thrills, the park’s newest attraction – a genetically modified giant stealth killing machine, the Indominus Rex – doesn’t want to play nicely. When the dinosaur escapes containment and goes on a killing spree, the only hope of saving the island is dinosaur trainer Own (Chris Pratt).

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Film Review: Guardians of The Galaxy

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Introducing a new superhero team from Marvel Guardians of The Galaxy serves as the tenth instalment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Directed by James Gunn, the film is set light years from Earth, and follows ‘Star-Lord’ Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) who, 26 years after being abducted from Earth, finds himself the prime target of a manhunt after discovering an orb wanted by the powerful villain Ronan the Accuser (Lee Pace). Unexpectedly finding himself part of a team of disparate misfits including Rocket (Bradley Cooper), a gun-toting raccoon, Groot (Vin Diesel), a tree-like humanoid, the deadly and enigmatic Gamora (Zoe Saldana), and the revenge-driven Drax the Destroyer (Dave Bautista), Quill must do his best to rally his ragtag rivals when he discovers the true power of the orb and the menace it poses to the entire cosmos.

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