Jurassic Park 4
has a title (
), a director (Colin Trevorrow), a few pint-sized cast members (Ty Simpkins, Nick Robinson) and a release date (12 June 2015), but what do actually want to see in this much-belated new entry in the dino franchise?
Well, dinosaurs, obviously, but humanity comes first. Sure, Steven Spielberg’s
opened with a vicious raptor attack, but that scene was followed up by a great moment between Sam Neill and a belligerent kid. It was the human touches in
that made the dinos all the more terrifying.
With his feature debut,
Safety Not Guaranteed
, Colin Trevorrow proved adept at not only playing around with fun sci-fi elements, but also gradually scraping under the skin of his characters until we felt we knew everything about them.
That approach would benefit
, which could all too easily devolve into a pile-up of dead B-characters and snapping dinos (see
Jurassic Park III