Sofia Boutella as Ahmanet in The Mummy (2017)

The Mummy: Well, That’s One Way to Kill a Cinematic Universe Before It Starts

So that was the worst piece of crap I’ve ever seen. Okay, that might be a slight exaggeration because I did sit through Dumb and Dumber To, which made me want to drink bleach, but at least that hot garbage wasn’t trying to kick off a “cinematic universe.” I’ll have more thoughts on that in a moment, but let’s talk about the plot of The Mummy first (I use “plot” loosely here). Continue reading “The Mummy: Well, That’s One Way to Kill a Cinematic Universe Before It Starts”

jurassic world - chris pratt and bryce dallas howard

Jurassic World: Bad Story, Badass Dinos

Twenty-two years after the failure of the first Jurassic Park, a new park called Jurassic World has been established on Isla Nublar to continue the vision of the late John Hammond. But in order to get visitors to come back each year, they need to keep introducing new dinosaurs, which leads the park’s scientists to create a genetically-enhanced, super-intelligent hybrid called the Indominus Rex. Continue reading “Jurassic World: Bad Story, Badass Dinos”