‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ on Blu-ray

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Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is the second film in the Jurassic World trilogy and is filled with excitement and heart pounding moments as Owen (Chris Pratt) and Claire (Bryce Dallas Howard) reunite for the sake of the dinosaurs.

When we left the Jurassic World, only dinosaurs inhabited the island because it became too dangerous for humans. Now the island is going to be blown away by a volcano and all the dinos will die. However there is a plan to capture as many species as possible and relocate them to another island, so Owen and Claire are enlisted to help in this endeavor. What they don’t know is that the real plan is not to save the dinos but to sell them.

Dr. Ian Malcolm (Jeff Goldblum) has cautioned the U.S. government about doing anything to save the animals. After all, they were meant to be extinct, so making them extinct once again is the right thing to do. But many people don’t agree and want to save them.

There are heart-pounding scenes with the dinosaurs and the volcano as the team gets to work capturing the dinos. The main dinosaur that is held with high esteem is Blue, the velociraptor that was raised by Owen.

There is, of course, a T-Rex, a funny dino called Stiggy, and a new creation known as the Indoraptor, which was created to be the ultimate weapon. While the team encounters these dinosaurs, they also must deal with evil people who can be just as destructive and dangerous as the dinos.

The Blu-ray combo pack includes many fun bonus features. There is a behind-the-scenes featurette with Bryce and Chris, where viewers see how they entertained each other while on set. There is a feature about returning to Hawaii where they filmed the other movies. The jungle there makes the perfect setting for the Jurassic era. There are several other behind-the-scenes featurettes and viewers also see how the scenes evolved from storyboards to live action. And, to make it more believable and fun, instead of using all CGI, the filmmakers created animatronic dinosaurs and puppets that were used on set. They were definitely more life-like for the cast and look realistic to the viewers. There is a featurette about Goldblum’s character who, as he reveals, was almost cut from the original film. He is now the “voice of reason” for the story. With clips from the other films in the series and some fun interviews, not to mention a funny song by cast member Justice Smith, the bonus features make this a great addition to the film.

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom lays the groundwork for the final film in the trilogy which is scheduled to be released in 2021.

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