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Colin Trevorrow’s The Book of Henry Film is AWFUL Which Doesn’t Bode Well for Star Wars Episode 9

Don’t ruin Star Wars, Trevorrow!

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    Colin Trevorrow rose to fame in 2015 for directing the hugely popular Jurassic World movie and will be taking a seat in the director’s chair for the upcoming Star Wars: Episode IX. But in between these two movies (one of which we loved, the other we really, really hope we’re going to love) he turned his hands to the recently released The Book of Henry. Which has been an utter flop. Uh-oh…

    Colin Treverrow is having to defend his film The Book of Henry to harsh critics

    The Book of Henry is a peculiar movie that follows the life of Henry, a young boy older than his times, who discovers a dark secret about his next-door neighbor. With the help of his mother (Naomi Watts), the pair try and save the day. The movie was released last Friday and since been slated by critics. The current Rotten Tomatoes score stands at 22%, and it’s made a measly $1 million in the box office, after costing $10 million to make. No director wants their movie to fail, but as Trevorrow is now in the public eye more than ever, this was not the reaction he wanted. He’s said,

    It came to us as a bit of a shock. We did not anticipate that level of vitriolic dislike for the film. In the end, do I want to be somebody who pleases both audiences and critics? Absolutely. Is that hugely disappointing? It is.

    He also spoke to Empire Magazine regarding the movie, confessing he didn’t realize his work would be so intently scrutinized after working with Jurassic World and the upcoming Star Wars movie.

    What I have underestimated is how my visibility as somebody who is responsible for to things that we all care about deeply, and are massive parts of our public consciousness and shared mythology – how that level of visibility would shine a spotlight that I hadn’t considered.

    Despite all of the bad reviews, Colin Trevorrow is urging people to ignore the criticism and judge the movie for themselves. However, many Star Wars fans are now worried about his involvement in the new Star Wars: Episode IX which will make its debut on May 26, 2019. One dud movie doesn’t determine another (usually), so we’ll just have to see…

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