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How ‘Jurassic Park’ Changed My Life (and Probably Yours)

by Jacob Hall June 9, 2015 @ 1:17 PM
Every movie fan has that moment that transforms them from a casual viewer into a full-blown fanatic. It’s the screening that resonates with them for the rest of their life, where you enter the theater and re-emerge a few hours later as a fundamentally different person. They will probably never reach that high again, but that’s okay. The moment was your moment. That screening was your screening. That movie was your movie. Your name may not be in the credits, but it belongs to you.

The Screenwriter of ‘Jurassic World’ Had Never Seen ‘Jurassic Park’ When He Was Hired to Write ‘Jurassic World’

by Matt Singer June 8, 2015 @ 2:03 PM
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Empire Magazine has a new and extremely detailed oral history of Jurassic World. This movie’s not even out in theaters yet! Remember when oral histories were things that happened 10 or 20 years after a movie came out? Not anymore.

Preview Mondo’s ‘Jurassic Park’ Gallery Show With These Two New Pieces of Art!

by Jacob Hall June 4, 2015 @ 7:52 AM
Mondo, those purveyors of the coolest geek art on the planet, are teaming up with Universal for a new gallery show that will celebrate all things Jurassic Park. Yes, the timing of this show, so close to the release of Jurassic World, isn’t an accident. And yes, you should be excited for what Mondo has been cooking up. When you’re done humming John Williams’ iconic theme music, prepare yourself for an exclusive look at two very cool pieces from the show, as well as an interview with Mondo’s CEO and creative director, Justin Ishmael.

Colin Trevorrow Will Not Direct a ‘Jurassic World’ Sequel

by Jacob Hall June 1, 2015 @ 9:11 AM
If early tracking is accurate, Jurassic World is going to make all of the money in the world when it opens next week. So yeah, of course buzz about a potential sequel has already begun swirling. Do you think Universal is going to wait 14 years between entries in this lucrative franchise again? However, don’t expect director Colin Trevorrow to return as he has made it clear he’s stepping away from the series following this entry.

The Coolest Movie Theme Park Attractions That Were Never Built

by Matt Singer April 13, 2015 @ 11:07 AM
It’s a common complaint about modern movies: Between 3D and extensive computer special effects, they all start to look like theme park rides. And while that’s a subjective value judgment, the opposite is increasingly and objectively true; with each passing year, more and more theme park rides start to look like movies.

‘Jurassic Park’ Gets Recreated by a Father, His Daughter and $100,000 Worth of LEGOs

by Britt Hayes March 23, 2015 @ 9:54 AM
Pencils (or bricks) down, everyone — this is officially the best Jurassic Park fan-made trailer we’re going to see, ever (unless someone has a line on some sick animatronics). A father/daughter team utilized over $100,000 worth of LEGO pieces to create a three-minute stop-motion Jurassic Park video, featuring some of the best moments from Steven Spielberg’s classic film.

‘Jurassic Park’ Video Shows How the Raptors Were Made in Steven Spielberg’s Original Film

by Britt Hayes December 24, 2014 @ 6:01 PM
We're all getting pretty stoked for the release of 'Jurassic World' next summer, which—according to that first trailer—will apparently feature the vicious and highly intelligent velociraptors teaming up with Chris Pratt's character. Although that trailer featured quite a bit of CGI, we've been assured by director Colin Trevorrow that he still employed a healthy amount of practical effects, much like Steven Spielberg's original 'Jurassic Park'—which surprisingly took a practical approach to creating those famous raptors. You can see just how they pulled it off in this new video.

20 Dino-mite Facts About the Original ‘Jurassic Park’

by ScreenCrush Staff November 26, 2014 @ 8:22 AM
Released in 1993, ‘Jurassic Park’ is still one of the biggest movies of all-time and one of the best action-adventure movies of the blockbuster era. How is it that the visual effects in a movie from 1993 look better than most movies made today? You can find out about that, and all other things ‘Jurassic Park’ in the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies, which focuses on Steven Spielberg’s prehistoric classic. Hold on to your butts!

Jeff Goldblum Sings the 'Jurassic Park' Theme Song of Your Dreams

by Kate Erbland September 10, 2014 @ 4:30 PM
You know what's scary? That 'Jurassic Park' never got a theme song with catchy, snappy, and applicable lyrics. You know what's even scarier? The possibility that such a song does indeed exist, and that Jeff Goldlbum wants you to hear it. No, really. He's here to sing it for you, too. Get in on this, fans of dinosaurs run amok, because this is a game-changer.