It will still be another year and a half before a new Jurassic World sequel hits theaters, and many are curious to see the state of that world now that dinosaurs are roaming free after they broke out at the end of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. So director Colin Trevorrow and Jurassic World 3 co-writer Emily Carmichael came up with Battle Of Big Rock, a film short that shows how the people have adapted to co-existing with those giant beasts. The short recently aired after a broadcast showing of Jurassic World on FX. But just in case you missed it, Universal Pictures has put it up online for all you (and many other Jurassic Park and Jurassic World fans) to see.
Essentially a "brothers-in-arms" tale, End of Watch tells a mesmerizing story that examines a period in the life of two LAPD cops that holds no punches and brings forth a solid reflection of contemporary issues. Coupled with some unique filming combinations and crisp appearance, the movie is gritty and compelling and will become a benchmark for cop movies in years to come.
Two LAPD partners, beat cops in cruisers, work the streets of the urban landscape of Los Angeles. The story follows the policing and personal lives of Brian Taylor (Jake Gyllenhaal) and Mike Zavala (Michael PeÃ±a), as they begin documenting their own work through personal cameras while enforcing the law.
Death Race Unrated Edition
Directed by Paul W.S. Anderson
Starring Jason Statham, Tyrese Gibson, Ian McShane, Joan Allen, Natalie Martinez
Universal Home Entertainment
Released Date: December 21, 2008
Let’s get one thing out in the great wide open right off the bat: Death Race is not a good movie. It’s completely mindless and filled with over-the-top absurdities (when did the women’s prison get stocked with friggin’ supermodels?) dancing around a very “WWE Films Present” tone.
OK, now that that’s out of the way, I have to admit… Death Race is a pretty damn fun movie. Yes, I really just said that. No, I don’t get it either. Seriously, though, as obvious as it is that the movie won’t be scooping up a collection of Oscars, it’s not out there trying to look like it should be.
Death Race is about an ex race car driver (Jason Statham) who’s out trying to find work in the new great depression (surprisingly fitting) when his wife is murdered and he’s framed for the crime, setting this up to be one of them big, scary movie prisons. The Warden (Joan Allen) offers him the chance to take the place of their most popular (and now deceased) driver so they can make a lot of money off the name with their Internet sensation, the Death Race, where inmates race to the death and where if you win five events, you go free. Without much of a choice, he accepts the offer and attempts to find a way to pull it off.