Jurassic World Dominion’s dinosaur trafficking isn’t far from reality

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Simone Rotella

“IT’S not about us,” Alan Grant (played by Sam Neill) says to his fellow crusaders in one of the culminating scenes of Jurassic World Dominion, as they escape a research centre in ruins, terrorised by a Giganotosaurus that is about to have a showdown with a Therizinosaurus and a Tyrannosaurus rex. Fitting words for the final chapter in a movie franchise that, for three decades, has tried its best to send an environmentally conscious message through a Hollywood blockbuster lens.

In the series’ finale, director and co-screenwriter Colin Trevorrow filters the corruption of big pharma and biotech conglomerates through one evil overlord, who goes to …

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