Jurassic World Dominion review: By sacrificing plot for VFX, Chris Pratt film shows how to ruin a beloved franchise

First things first, I know that no review can ever affect a juggernaut like Jurassic World Dominion.

No matter what the critics of the world write about this film,

it will end up a blockbuster, earning over half a billion dollars worldwide

and further cementing Chris Pratt’s status as a bankable leading man.

But that would not change the fact that Jurassic World Dominion is a tired, half-hearted attempted at creating nostalgia.

It is a shallow, predictable film packaged as a visually-spectacular tentpole blockbuster.

It masks the shortcomings of its narrative with tons of VFX and manages to make a film that is watchable, but only barely.

I could say the film’s story is all over the place and that’s not metaphorical either.

In the first half hour of the film, the plot jumps between eight different locations,