3 Movie Reviews (Jurassic World, Terminator Genisys, Inside Out)

A new theme park is built on the original site of Jurassic Park. Everything is going well until the park’s newest attraction–a genetically modified giant stealth killing machine–escapes containment and goes on a killing spree. Source: Jurassic World (2015) – IMDb

When John Connor, leader of the human resistance, sends Sgt. Kyle Reese back to 1984 to protect Sarah Connor and safeguard the future, an unexpected turn of events creates a fractured timeline. Source: Terminator Genisys (2015) – IMDb

After young Riley is uprooted from her Midwest life and moved to San Francisco, her emotions – Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness – conflict on how best to navigate a new city, house, and school. Source: Inside Out (2015) – IMDb


Jurassic World (3.5 Stars out of 5):

This was an entertaining movie to watch, not as great as the first one, but right on par with The Lost World which I also gave the same rating to. I enjoyed the effects, the story, and the little nods that went back to the first one. All in all, a good movie that moved by at a very quick pace.

Terminator Genisys (2.5 Stars out of 5): 

Sometimes you just want to say stop. This is one of those kinds of movies. I liked the concepts and the ideas behind the story, I liked what they were trying to do with timelines, and I especially enjoyed the way they made Arnold’s age fit into the story arc. With all that good though, I still have to put a negative vibe on this one. It just didn’t measure up to what it could have been. The story became so confusing by the end that I just sat and watched the action scenes – Arnold still has it even at his age. All in all, a decent watch, but one that can and will hurt your brain by the end of it.

Inside Out (4 Stars out of 5):

Such a great movie from start to finish. It had a great story, script, animation, and voice work. It was also really funny. I can’t believe how hard I laughed in spots. Stay through the end credits because it gets even funnier there.

So, have you seen any of these? Spill your thoughts about them below.