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'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom' Trailer Breakdown: All the New Footage in the Super Bowl Trailer

'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom' Trailer Breakdown: All the New Footage in the Super Bowl Trailer
From Slashfilm - February 5, 2018

The first trailer forJurassic World: Fallen Kingdom generated an admittedly tepid response.Here we go again, people thought, as the trailer went through the motions of showing more dinosaurs, more explosions, and more chasesbut this time, without heels.

But then Paramount dropped a second trailer during Super Bowl Sunday, and it blew us all away. It turns out that theJurassic World sequel is more than simply a rescue missionits a classic clash between dinosaur rights activists and the greedy corporate hacks who only want to make bigger, badder monsters.

Below, we break down theJurassic World Super Bowl trailer.

Its every young girls worst nightmare: waking up to a dinosaur stealing into your room, its terrible jaws ready to chomp down on your head. But its only a nightmare, right? The opening scene for theJurassic World: Fallen Kingdom trailer is unusual, out of step with the rest of the franchises relatively grounded style. Dream sequences have never been the norm for theJurassic Park seriesokay, apart from the time when a dinosaur infamously talked to Alan (Sam Neill) inJurassic Park IIIso its odd to open the trailer on this. But more on that later.

Claires (Bryce Dallas Howard) team of plucky dinosaur rescuers venturing bravely back to Isla Nuber may have more resources than I anticipated. Or is that yet another military-supported organization who are removing dinosaurs from the abandoned island? Whatever the case, it seems like the effort to save the dinosaurs from volcanic eruptions is going smoothly for the most part, except for the fact that Claire and systems analyst Franklin (Justice Smith) seem to be soaked to the bone.

Do you remember the first time you saw a dinosaur? We dont really believe it. Its like a miracle.

Claire briefly brings back the awe that comes with seeing the astonishing prehistoric creatures for the first time with her speech to Chris Pratts dino-whisperer Owen Grady, attempting to recruit him to return to Isla Nublar. Its compounded by the few scenes we see of the dinosaur-rescuing faction standing in reverence as the peaceful Brachiosaurus lumbers by. But this is a monster movie after all, and as much as this franchise is about our childlike passion for dinosaurs, its also about our sadistic need to see them destroy and eat things.

The trouble begins at the end of a long, dark tunnel. Claire and Franklin hear ominous stomps down a looming tunnel inside one of the abandoned facilities from the theme park and frantically argue over whether its a T-Rex. Thankfully, its not a T-Rexbut its equally dangerous.

Somehow, everything caught on fireas this dinosaur made its way toward Claire and Franklin. It seems the facility the two were scoping out was just laid waste by a volcanic eruption, and is about to be destroyed by magma and lava. As if the attacking dinosaur wasnt enough.

We see the aftermath of Claire and Franklins escape in theGyrosphere, presumably at the end of the long sequence where they escape the fiery facility and the hunting dinosaur. Weve seen from previous clips that they board a Gyrosphere after a horde of dinosaurs start stampeding toward them, but they end up running off a cliff into the water. Thankfully, it seems they get out of it all right, with Owen quickly diving in to save them and the two of them emerging alive, but soaked.

It seems that whatever animosity between Owen and Blue has been resolved, and we didnt have to worry about Blue snapping Owens hand off after all. Here we see Blue in restraints with paleo-veterinarian Zia Rodriguez (Daniella Pineda)stitching him up. But what could have injured Blue like this? Certainly not lava.

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