Roaring Fun’ to ‘Pointless’: Jurassic World Dominion Receives Mixed Reactions as Franchise Concludes

The final film in the Jurassic Park franchise, Jurassic World Dominion, just had its North American premiere. The word from entertainment journalists is in. It’s a mixed bag of positive and negative reactions. However, apart from the original Jurassic Park (1993), every other movie from the franchise has received mixed reviews upon their releases, for various reasons.

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A still from the film

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While the film is yet to release in theaters in North America, the film has already had a partial release in some international markets. The film earned around $55.4M over the weekend. It reportedly did well in Korea and Mexico. We take a look at what the reviewers had to say about the highly anticipated movie in this article.

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‘Overstuffed’ to ‘Underwhelming’ – Jurassic World Dominion Misses Perfect Landing For Franchise Conclusion

Roaring Fun' to 'Pointless': Jurassic World Dominion Receives Mixed Reactions as Franchise Concludes

Jazz Tangcay of Variety had this to say about the film is a big, “roaring fun adventure. The dinosaurs are bigger and better than ever. It’s non-stop Dinosaur action. And Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, and Sam Neill’s return hit the nostalgic spots. I just love them.”

Film critic, Courtney Howard wasn’t impressed, she wrote: “BAD. It ignores the premise it should’ve had from the start, instead synthetically engineering 2 entirely different, uninteresting & hollow stories that it struggles to connect. Some effects look polished, some ropey. Worst of the franchise.”


Here is what others had to say about the film:

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Picking up the storyline after Jurassic World: Fallen KingdomDominion has mostly received praise for its thrilling dinosaur encounters, jaw-dropping performance by Bryce Dallas Howard, and a trip back to nostalgia lane with the return of Jeff Goldblum, Sam Neill, and Laura Dern from the original trilogy. However, many critics have also pointed out that the film feels overstuffed with moments, culminating in a disappointing, lackluster franchise finale.

Jurassic World Dominion: Release Date and Other Details

Jurassic World Dominion
A still from the movie

The film, Jurassic World Dominion releases on June 10, 2022, in the United States. The film has an amazing star cast, which includes, Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Sam Neill, BD Wong, Omar Sy, Isabella Sermon among others. What do you think about the critic-reactions to the film? Let us know your opinion in the comments section below.

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