10 Movies That Judge You For Watching

10. Jurassic World

Jurassic World Chris Pratt Bryce Dallas Howard

Jurassic World may not be a particularly good movie, but it is a surprisingly subversive one, offering up perhaps the most unexpected commentary on consumerism and Hollywood itself in any $150 million tentpole ever.

Throughout the film, numerous references are made to the general public being bored with traditional dinosaurs, hence why Jurassic World's engineers create the genetically engineered Indominus Rex, to re-ignite interest in dinosaurs and, indeed, the park itself.

It's tough not to view this as writer-director Colin Trevorrow expressing a certain contempt, or frustration at least, towards both the blockbuster filmmaking process and insatiable audiences.

After all, did the two prior Jurassic Park sequels not run the whole dino-hunt shtick firmly into the ground? Audiences grew wary of the series, and so Jurassic World sought to renew audience interest with a glossy new Bigger, Better take.

Though Jurassic World is broad to a fault, it passes snide comment on the very audience who paid a collective $1.672 billion to watch it, mocking their relentless desire for "more, more, more" and the creative frustrations this presents for businesses.

Oddly enough, the sequel, Fallen Kingdom, doubled down on the braindead schlock, yet sadly didn't bring with it quite the same beneath-the-surface antipathy for the popcorn-munchers.

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