Oh boy?! I have a few things to say about the final trailer for the 5th Jurassic Park Movie.
Watch the trailer and then read my comments afterwards to get the depth of where I'm going with this.
First off: you have spoiled the entire movie now, Universal. I think this is the final piece of evidence that trailers show way too much of the plot before even seeing the flicks at the Theater now.
What was believed before to be a rescue operation to preserve what was left of the various species of Dinosaurs that inhabit the ruins of Jurassic World and before that, Jurassic Park, on Isla Nublar, has now.....oh gosh! I just realised that they're now re-using plot elements from Jurassic Park: The Lost World in 1997, where the animals would be taken back to the main land and used for profit.
Granted, this time they are being sold-off to the highest bidder to use for whatever nefarious means, but the context is the same - they are not rescuing these animals to preserve their existence, they are rescuing them to save their own wallet.
And I thought it was just the WWE that were guilty of recycling stories...don't lie, you're all thinking it, lol.
And we've now seen the reveal of the Indoraptor, which Alteori have nicknamed "Ripper". Considering that this is basically a Velociraptor on steroids, that's quite apropos.
So, the movie has now been completely spoiled by seeing this final trailer.
I refer you to an article I published 3 years ago on this very website of when they were releasing too many trailers and TV spots even then in 2015 - detailing that less is more with regard to advertising your final product.
ITV Studios had the wise approach of releasing as little information as possible when handling the new Thunderbirds Are Go series. And I honestly believe that works better. We have reached a point now in media and society where we are not using our imagination nor having patience to see the final product.
If you see little at a time, ideas begin forming in our heads and we start forming scenarios of what we will likely see so that when it comes time to actually see the feature - it either meets our expectations or far-exceeds them.
That is the problem now - we can't be bothered to wait anymore.
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom has 2 more months to wait until it hits Theaters this June 22, and we already know what we're going to see....
Where's the subtlety?
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