Jurassic World

Games Review: Jurassic World Evolution (Xbox One, 2018): “We’re going to make a fortune with this place.”

June 18, 2018

Jurassic World Evolution is far, far harder than it needs to be. It’s really surprising how difficult the game is at times. Your guests’ wants are often bizarre, the learning curve is a cliff face and the dinosaurs are predictably unsympathetic to your desire to make a buck. I’ll spend hours getting everything in my […]

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Film Review: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (USA, 2018) Is An Action-Horror-Monster Movie Mashup

June 18, 2018

In 1993 Steven Spielberg brought dinosaurs to life on the big screen in Jurassic Park. And for all its puppetry and animatronics and cinema wizardry then, it astounded us. Now in 2018 Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom establishes that dinosaurs are now part of the world around us. It also makes us want to empathise for […]

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Final trailer for Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom unleashes the beast

April 19, 2018

In the latest and final trailer release for Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom we’re given a lot more insight into the plot of the anticipated sequel to 2015’s Jurassic World, and it’s looking set to be both terrifying and a little bit treading some familiar ground. Claire Dearing (Bryce Dallas Howard) recruits her pal Owen Grady […]

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Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Director J. A. Bayona talks about working with the dinosaurs and his plans to surprise as first trailer drops

December 10, 2017

On Friday, after a couple of 15 second teasers sent tails wagging all over the internet, the first full length trailer dropped for Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. After feasting our eyes on it for the first time, we had the chance to catch up with the film’s director, J. A. Bayona, to talk about lending […]

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The Jurassic World sequel gets a name and a poster

June 24, 2017

With just a year now until the release of the latest Jurassic World movie, it has finally been named and given a new teaser poster. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is set for release in June next year, and you can be sure that we’ll update you as we learn more about the film. Check out […]

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J.A Bayona to direct Jurassic World sequel

April 20, 2016

After the original Jurassic World rejuvenated dinophiles and series fans everywhere, director Colin Trevorrow has passed the torch to the talented J.A Bayona. The Spanish native is holding on to a solid resume, having been at the helm of The Impossible (Ewan McGregor, Naomi Watts) and worked alongside Guillermo Del Toro in The Orphanage. It’s […]

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MTV unveils the first round of presenters for 2016 MTV Movie Awards!

March 24, 2016

On Tuesday, MTV announced the first round of presenters for this year’s MTV Movie Awards. The presenters announced for the first round are Charlize Theron, Chris Hemsworth and Jessica Chastain from The Huntsmen: Winter’s War, Seth Rogen and Zac Efron from Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising, Olivia Munn from X-Men: Apocalypse and supermodel Gigi Hadid.  In case you missed it, this year the MTV […]

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MTV reveals nominations for 25th Annual MTV Movie Awards with Star Wars: The Force Awakens receiving 11 nominations

March 10, 2016

Yesterday MTV revealed the nominees for this year’s MTV Movie Awards. Being its 25th year, this will be an opportunity for fans to celebrate and recognise blockbuster movies which have received critical acclaim. Titles such as Avengers: Age of Ultron, Creed, Deadpool, Jurassic World, Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Straight Outta Compton have been nominated for ‘Movie of […]

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens breaks just about every record set by Jurassic World in its opening week – except two.

December 24, 2015

If you thought the race between Jurassic World and Star Wars: The Force Awakens was going to be a tight one, early indications would have agreed with you. Reports early in the weekend were predicting the film would not overtake Jurassic‘s worldwide opening weekend gross. But they were wrong. In fact, Star Wars smashed just […]

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Melbourne is getting the world premiere of Jurassic World: The Exhibition

December 2, 2015

In a major move for Museum Victoria, the world premiere of Jurassic World: The Exhibition will be taking a place at the Melbourne institution in March 2016, running until October before touring the world. The news was announced this past weekend by Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren who detailed the new immersive […]

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This Week’s DVD Release Picks: Prisons Galore (15th October 2015)

October 15, 2015

This week’s DVD releases feature different types of prisons – penetentiaries, zoos, and an office. UTOPIA SEASON 2 This Australian show is one of the funniest workplace comedies on the box. Created by the Working Dog team (Santo Cilauro, Rob Sitch, and Tom Gleisner), Utopia stars Sitch, Celia Paquola, Anthony “Lehmo” Lehmann and Kitty Flanagan […]

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DVD Review: Jurassic World (M, USA, 2015)

October 9, 2015

It’s been 22 years since Jurassic Park, and long have us fans of that very first film waited for a sequel that was worthy and lo we finally have it in Jurassic World. We can now safely relegate those other two films into extinction and rest assured that this is now an honourable contender for […]

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The Iris’ 15 Best Films of 2015 (So Far)

July 6, 2015

Join us as we count down the 15 best films of 2015… so far! Looking back at the best films released between January and June 2015. It’s been a strong year, starting off with a fantastic Oscar season in January and leading us through to the start of Blockbuster season. So far, 2015 has been one […]

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Australian Box Office Report: Jurassic Park is king once again with Jurassic World

June 17, 2015

What a year! The constant shuffle at the top continues but hey, this one was always bound to happen. It was 22 years ago when Steven Spielberg’s Jurassic Park became a financial and critical success.  And now with new director Colin Trevorrow and star Chris Pratt, the franchise has done it again with Jurassic World. Earning […]

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Jurassic World enjoys the biggest opening in history at the North American Box Office

June 16, 2015

Fans can’t get enough dinosaur action, it seems, as the franchise Jurassic Park returned with its fourth installment over the weekend with the highly anticipated Jurassic World. It’s been a long time coming and it seems that the wait for Universal executives has paid off. The film just broke all box office records in North […]

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Film Review: Jurassic World (M, USA, 2015)

June 10, 2015

It’s been 22 years since Jurassic Park, and long have us fans of that very first film waited for a sequel that was worthy and lo we finally have it in Jurassic World. We can now safely relegate those other two films into extinction and rest assured that this is now an honourable contender for […]

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Our ten favourite Dinosaurs from the history of cinema and TV…

June 5, 2015

With Jurassic World returning us to the iconic cinematic series next Thursday, June 11th, and The Good Dinosaur releasing in November through the masters at Pixar, the prehistoric creatures are getting some pretty high exposure on the big screen this year. But dinosaurs have been a feature of cinema since the days of silent cinema […]

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Lego Jurassic World gets a new trailer – so many dinosaurs!

May 17, 2015

TT Games had me with this game from the title music alone and they know it. With a month to go before release, a brand new trailer for Lego Jurassic World has arrived and it is jam-packed with dinosaurs. From the trailer, we can see that the game will pull liberally from all four Jurassic […]

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Action-packed new trailer for Jurassic World revealed

April 20, 2015

June 11th couldn’t feel further away now that a new trailer has been released for the highly anticipated, long overdue fourth installment in the iconic Jurassic Park film franchise, Jurassic World. The explosive trailer gives us a comprehensive look at what we’ll be witnessing when Colin Trevorrow’s film is finally released later this year. From […]

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Another Jurassic World trailer was released at the Super Bowl

February 4, 2015

During Monday’s Super Bowl, the audience were treated to another Jurassic World trailer. This time, we’re offered a further glimpse into the inevitable drama that is to ensue in the park – a genetically engineered dinosaur, pterodactyls picking off park visitors in a brutal fashion, Chris Pratt being a babe, and a squad of velociraptors […]

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Scientists create a genetically modified dinosaur in official Jurassic World trailer

November 25, 2014

It’s a full blown, technologically advanced dinosaur theme park that is to serve as our island setting for the fourth installment in the iconic Jurassic Park series. Jurassic World, due for release June 12th next year, has itself an official trailer now, giving us a nice scope of just how chaotic this film is going […]

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Jurassic World is so big that its trailer needs a trailer

November 21, 2014

The very long-awaited fourth installment in the iconic Jurassic Park film series is not longer just a rumour, with the blockbuster to be released on June 12, 2015. Just in case you still refuse to believe the news, a teaser has dropped before the first full-length trailer, which is expected to be unveiled on November […]

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