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THE BOOK OF HENRY Review – **

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If this isn’t the most misleading poster I’ve ever seen, it’s because the film itself is just as misleading.

The Book of Henry is certainly not a good film, but calling it a bad one doesn’t seem to fit; it falls short of the mark, but not in the way a truly bad film does. Rather, it fails to answer two vital questions—who is it for, and what is it about?—and it’s hard to imagine anyone being satisfied with the end result.

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JURASSIC WORLD Review – ***½

You can't deny the primal appeal of a man riding a motorcycle whilst flanked by velociraptors. Just look at the box-office. (Source)

You can’t deny the primal appeal of Chris Pratt riding a motorcycle whilst flanked by velociraptors. Just look at the box-office. (Source)

I hadn’t planned on writing a full review of Jurassic World, but having seen it a second time, and having seen it become one of the highest-grossing films of all time (third, in fact, unadjusted for inflation–Furious 7 and Age of Ultron are #5 and #6 respectively), I decided to give it a go. Surely, the biggest hit of the year has to be worth analyzing, right?

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