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Notebook Reviews: THE LOST WORLD: JURASSIC PARK

Steven Spielberg – 1997  Steven Spielberg makes a sub-standard sequel to Jurassic Park. The Lost World: Jurassic Park features are some good set pieces, but this fails to match-up to the 1993 original. The special effects are a tad ropey when [...]

April 18, 2020

The Park Is Open As The JURASSIC WORLD Trailer Hits

Steven Spielberg’s Jurassic Park opened in 1993 and changed how blockbusters were made, shifting the focus from plot to CGI spectacle. 2015 sees Jurassic World continue the franchise, 14 years after Jurassic Park III appeared to end it with [...]

November 26, 2014

PLANET OF THE APES Vs JURASSIC PARK

Universal Pictures has hired Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver, the writers behind last year’s surprise hit The Rise of the Planet of the Apes to write the fourth instalment on the Jurassic Park franchise. It’s a good move, the pair managed to find [...]

June 21, 2012