#165 – Why are the Jurassic Park Sequels So Bad?

Why are the Jurassic Park / World Sequels awful? Karri and Henrik tackle this question, the entire franchise, and discuss the latest entry, Jurassic World: Dominion. The other talking points include Spielberg and his family plots, tactile dimensions, the feeling of first time awe, self-awareness of The Lost World, character build issues and legacy characters,  whether Jurassic movies are franchise compatible or not, Dominion’s identity, and other topics.

Hosted by Karri Ojala and Henrik Telkki. Edited by Karri Ojala. The Flick Lab theme tune written and performed by Nick Grivell. Episode image by Lothar Dieterich.

Films covered in this episode:

Jurassic Park (1993) – Steven Spielberg
The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997) – Steven Spielberg
Jurassic Park 3 (2001) – Joe Johnston
Jurassic World (2015) – Colin Trevorrow
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) – J.A. Bayona
Jurassic World: Dominion (2022) – Colin Trevorrow

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