Amph Jurassic World (JP4), Official Trailer Released

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  1. Aytee-Aytee Force Ghost

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    Yeah. Hammond didn't want any of his investments injured, so much so that he outright refused to kill a Dilophosaurus when Wu suggested they kill one to discover where the venom glands were and have them surgically removed from the other animals.

    All Muldoon was allowed was the RPG launcher (IIRC he pressured Hammond into getting it, and Hammond hated him ever since)....and then he was quite shocked to find that someone stocked a small arsenal of MORO-12 nerve gas grenades without telling him.

    Yes, but no children or PETA-esque scientists.
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  2. DarthBoba Manager Emeritus

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    Yeah Muldoon had to threaten to quit and leak the existence of the island to the press to get the rocket launchers.
  3. Aytee-Aytee Force Ghost

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    Yet they never found out where the gas grenades came from....
  4. DarthBoba Manager Emeritus

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    I just chalk that up to Muldoon's long-lost adoptive brother Munroe, from Congo. :p
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  5. Rogue1-and-a-half Manager Emeritus who is writing his masterpiece

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    The one incontrovertible fact is that, book or movie either one, Muldoon is a total badass.
  6. DarthBoba Manager Emeritus

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    I like book Muldoon rather more.

    Still-I wonder what it is with Crichton and white hunter characters? I've already named two of his.
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    It's kind of interesting that The Lost World novel didn't really have a white hunter character. But then they put one in the movie.
  8. DarthBoba Manager Emeritus

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    Thorne kind of plays that role in TLW-the super-practical everyman dude. But yeah...always thought Roland was Spielberg's obvious nod to book Muldoon.

    Edit: Not sure, but movie Muldoon turned out to be alive in those JP comics didn't he?
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  9. Rogue1-and-a-half Manager Emeritus who is writing his masterpiece

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    He did. I only read a couple of them and it was waaaay back there when they first came out. And I don't recall how they explained his survival, but he was indeed alive.
  10. DarthBoba Manager Emeritus

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    It's simple. Muldoon is actually a T1000. :p

    Apparently the comics never bothered explaining it:

    So, yeah. Terminator. :p
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  11. Aytee-Aytee Force Ghost

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    Unlike TLWJP's Peter Ludlow who survived being gnawed by baby rex....only to look like Mason Verger.
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    EDIT -- Or perhaps Muldoon is a direct descendant of the plague villager from Monty Python and the Holy Grail....
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  12. DarthBoba Manager Emeritus

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    Kind of glad I never really got into the comics.
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  14. Mortimer Snerd Force Ghost

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    You are correct, though it's been forever since I've read it. Right before he died, I read a blurb about Michael Crichton defending the actions of the Dum-dum administration (involving the invasion of Iraq) and I stopped reading his books. That was immature of me, and I still need to read JP again, as well as Timeline and those others that he published before he kicked off. There was one called "Nano" or something? Whatever.
  15. DarthBoba Manager Emeritus

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    That was Prey, which I didn't read. Just seemed a little too out there. Timeline rocks though.
  16. Aytee-Aytee Force Ghost

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    Likewise. But the prequel comics were a bit fun though.


    Oh and another thing Jurassic Park 4 needs.....MARTY GUITIERREZ. He was in both novels, and was practically the guy who got the protagonists to the island to begin with (by sending Grant the half-eaten compy he found in Costa Rica, and by taking Levine to the washed up Carno)
  17. DarthBoba Manager Emeritus

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    Yeah, I forgot about him. IIRC Sarah in TLW was supposed to be related to Dr. Harding from the first book, too. I think his daughter?
  18. Aytee-Aytee Force Ghost

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    Badass Novel Sarah was.


    Inept Movie/Videogame Sarah....I think she is, due to the magic of retconning.
  19. DarthBoba Manager Emeritus

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    I suppose I should clarify that when I say 'TLW' it's probably the novel I'm talking about. :p
  20. Rogue1-and-a-half Manager Emeritus who is writing his masterpiece

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    Yeah, they butchered her character in the translation from book to screen. She was smart, tough, resilient, etc, in the book. In the movie, she's a naturalist who thinks it would be fun to invade a dinosaur's nest to play with the eggs and then later kidnaps a baby T. Rex and takes it back to the group's home base.
  21. DarthBoba Manager Emeritus

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    Eddie brought it back in the book didn't he?

    Oh well. The raptors dealt with that particular transgression.
  22. Aytee-Aytee Force Ghost

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    Eddie was also only like 19-20 years old and only got brought to the island because he was Thorne's last employee who hadn't clocked out yet. :p
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  24. Rogue1-and-a-half Manager Emeritus who is writing his masterpiece

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    I still can't believe they cut Thorne and Levine, my two favorite characters from the novel, completely out of the movie.
  25. Jabba-wocky Chosen One

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    I find fault with it for one major reason. The original Jurassic Park was a classic entry into the "man vs Nature" genre. Like all the best tales of that sort, it understood that it was not merely the risk to the protagonists' lives that viewers found compelling. What stayed with me even more than a T-Rex roaring triumphantly as a torn banner fluttered down to its feet was the image of a woman throwing herself against the ribcage of a sick Triceratops, breathing in time with something she'd studied all her life and never hoped to actually see. I remember the giddy half-starved little boy jumping back in fear as he gets snot blown all over him, then smiling as he realized that's all that happened. There was always a sense of grandeur and wonderment. Where there was terror, it was not because the dinosaurs had any malevolent regard for the humans that were they. They were simply another part of the landscape. The true terror was that, like every other part of the natural world, it was unyielding and uncaring, and could as easily save or grind over top them without ever registering a single thought about it. It made for the stuff of real adventure.

    By contrast, the clipped pace of JPIII seems to have decided "man vs Nature" was the billing of WWF fight, and so we are treated to loud, obnoxious violence, that was over-promoted, painfully transparent in its staging, and not in the least bit interesting to watch. If I just wanted to watch humans scamper around in fights with magical fantasy animals, I probably could go see that John Carter of Mars or something. It was outrageous.
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