Izawwlgood wrote:Hilariously, despite her being a woman managing the worlds most prestigious and expensive theme park, her power as a character is mostly just being a nervous tight ass doesn't really command the respect of anyone around her.
That's part of it. Most evil CEO sorts are actually portrayed as the guy in charge. She...is not at all. Her actually being obsessed with control would make sense if she kind of had it, and you got to watch her lose it. Instead, there's the guy who owns everything, the guy who makes the things(but she knows nothing about), the guy who...okay, I don't even know WHAT random evil military guys job actually was, but he was more in control than she was.
The part where a what, eight year old, is an expert on repairing neglected vehicles from the 90s was cringe-worthy as well. Just calling him autistic at one point doesn't justify him being a magic plot solution.
Didn't the 16-year old repair the vehicles?
Negative. The young one IDs the vehicles, and the old one says "remember time when we did some car rebuilding project because that's totally a plausible thing that eight year olds do", and the young one is hauling around batteries and stuff. It...it's a stretch.
There's also stuff like everyone stopping to give her shit about not popping out babies already, or being bad at mothering. Even when literally being hunted by dinosaurs, it's more important to rip on her maternal skills.
When was that? I only remember the scene in the beginning, where she's talking to
the kids' mom.
Eight year old kid gives her shit about her parenting skills later in the movie. I forget the exact point, but it was post "dinos are out" time, when it's just "really, you needed to hammer on that YET AGAIN?"
Zarq wrote:When was that? I only remember the scene in the beginning, where she's talking to
Cheryl Kitty the kids' mom.
I guess they're talking about the kids saying they wanted to stay with Owen, after she thought they were desperate to stay with her. If so, I don't agree with that -- that's a more a rip on her having a handle on the situation, not being maternal or not. They want to be with Owen because he can handle what the hell is going on, not because he's a good dad at all.
There was also that. Different time. I may need to rewatch it to properly line up my criticisms, but I *really* don't want to feed such a crappy message more money, yknow?