Jurassic World (Colin Trevorrow, 2015) is progressive about some things (capitalism, managerialism) and reactionary about others (gender, race, animals). It is also fun entertainment. What underpins all this is anxiety about proper procreation. This fuels the film's perceptions of economic enterprise and the natural order and also provides the source or reassurance so necessary for having fun. But perhaps there is just a hint that the reassurance itself is insecure.

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