Monstrous $100m opening expected for Jurassic World + new clip

The fourth instalment in the Jurassic Park franchise, Jurassic World is expected to open to bumper figures when it roars into cinemas next month.

The film, helmed by indie director Colin Trevorrow takes place 22 years after the events of Steven Spielberg’s breath-taking Jurassic Park, which was released in 1993. Continue reading

Chris Pratt vs I.Rex! Jurassic World trailer released

Jurassic Park fans across the globe rejoiced today as the final trailer from the long-awaited film premiered on YouTube.

The film, which takes place 22 years after the original, features a fully-functioning theme park with all sorts of new attractions. However, things start to go wrong when the park’s latest attraction, the Indominus Rex, breaks out of its enclosure, causing havoc in the process. Continue reading

Movie Metropolis welcomes new reviewer Rob Stoakes

I’m very pleased to welcome a new contributor to the site. Rob Stoakes will be writing reviews for Movie Metropolis over the coming months – fitting in a selection of films from the latest blockbusters to something a little less mainstream and I look forward to sharing his unique writing style with you all.

Rob is becoming part of an ever-expanding MM community and if any of you are interested in getting involved, just drop me an email. Details are available here.

For more information on our new reviewer, check out a brief bio below.

10410305_559956154112893_7235515021564324601_nHailing from the outskirts of Kingston upon Hull, Rob Stoakes has grown up with a huge appreciation for the arts, in particular film. His favourite films range from popcorn-devouring blockbusters to surrealist art pieces and everything in between, though there is a special place in his heart for his joint favourite films; Allers & Minkoff’s Lion King and Ken Russel’s The Devils.

Is Jurassic World sexist?

Jurassic World is shaping up to be the sequel that fans of the 1993 blockbuster Jurassic Park had been looking forward to for years.

However, it appears not everyone is so enthralled by the film with Avengers: Age of Ultron director Joss Whedon taking to Twitter to declare a new clip of the dinosaur adventure “70s-era sexist”. Continue reading

Jurassic World director pays tribute to Richard Attenborough

Jurassic World director Colin Trevorrow has paid tribute to the actor and director Richard Attenborough, following his death aged 90. Continue reading