Welcome to the 46th edition of My Movie/TV Thoughts! Last time, I reviewed Avengers: Endgame (2019). This time, I’m reviewing:
- Jurassic Park (1993), rated M for violence
That is the Australian rating; in the United States, it’s rated PG-13 for intense science fiction terror.
As usual, I’ll give the trailer and a clip at the end. And as usual, I offer the following disclaimer, just to be safe:
WARNING: POTENTIAL SPOILERS AHEAD. PROCEED AT OWN RISK.
Want a great action-adventure thriller? Call Steven Spielburg. Want a great and memorable movie score that will become immortal? Call John Williams. Combine the two – and throw in a cast that includes Richard Attenborough, Jeff Goldblum and Sam Neill, along with groundbreaking special effects and sheer terror – and you’ve got what has rightfully become regarded as one of the greatest classics of the last century. Arguably of all time.
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"Facts are stubborn things"Former US President John Adams "Facts don't care about your feelings"Ben Shapiro The previous parts: Debunking American Election Myths, Part 1: The Capitol SiegeDebunking American Election Myths, Part 2: More on the Capitol SiegeJust A Friendly Reminder Since my previous posts more insanity and misinformation about the capitol siege and the inauguration … Continue reading Debunking American Election Myths, Part 4: The Vice-President’s Powers and Dueling Electors
Queen Elizabeth II turns 95 in 2 months, and has reigned for 69 years (as of 9 days ago). Not too surprisingly, the jokes about Betty White's longevity are now being made about Her Majesty. (Surprisingly, nobody's made any memes - that I've found, anyway - about her husband Prince Philip, who's older than both … Continue reading The Queen Memes
One of the most notable effects of World War I was toppling of so many monarchies, and the establishment of republics or dictatorships in their place. In one fell swoop, Europe went from mostly monarchies to mostly republics or communist states. However, not all the monarchs went willingly. The last Austro-Hungarian monarch, Charles I, IV … Continue reading The Hungarian Monarchist Coups
Happy New Year! 2021 is finally here, and 2020 is finally a thing of the past (hooray!) Time to look back at how my blog performed last year. You can compare it with My 2018 Stats and My 2019 Stats. OVERVIEW Views: 12,190 Visitors: 7,485 Likes: 1,760 Comments: 2,489 VIEWS BY POST Home page/Archives - … Continue reading My 2020 Stats
Dinosaurs are fascinating creatures that I’m sure we’ve all loved at some point or another (personally speaking, they’re still my favourite animals). These reptiles ranged in size from colossus to minuscule, from land-bound creatures like T-Rex and Velociraptor to sea-going creatures like the Plesiosaurus to the flying Pterodactyls. Evolutionary scientists tell us that these creatures supposedly died out some 65 million years ago – apparently in a meteor strike.
But are they extinct? Many think not – both Creationists and Evolutionists. This is certainly a popular idea in movies. My personal favourite of such movies (one of my all-time favourite movies) is Journey to the Centre of the Earth (2008), in which the main characters (played by Brendan Fraser, Josh Hutcherson and Anita Briem) encounter plesiosaurs, and are chased by a Gigantosaurus (all in the centre of the Earth).
Another movie I love that plays on this theme is Ice…
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