On a remote island, a wealthy entrepreneur secretly creates a theme park featuring living dinosaurs cloned from DNA found in blood from an amber-encrusted mosquito. Before opening the attraction to the public, he invites a top paleontologist, a paleobotanist, a mathematician/theorist, and his two eager grandchildren to experience the park — and help calm anxious investors. However, their park visit is anything but tranquil as the park’s security system breaks down, the prehistoric creatures break out, and the excitement builds to surprising results. —IMDb
Undoubtedly one of the most influential film personalities in the history of film, Steven Spielberg is perhaps Hollywood’s best known director and one of the wealthiest filmmakers in the world. Spielberg has countless big-grossing, critically acclaimed credits to his name, as producer, director and writer. He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1946. He went to California State University Long Beach, but dropped out to pursue his entertainment career. He gained notoriety as an uncredited assistant editor on the classic western “Wagon Train” (1957). Among his early directing efforts were Battle Squad (1961), which combined World War II footage with footage of an airplane on the ground that he makes you believe is moving. He also directed Escape to Nowhere (1961), which featured children as World War Two soldiers, including his sister Anne Spielberg, and The Last Gun (1959), a western. All of these were short films. The next couple of years, Spielberg directed a couple of movies that would… read more
20th anniversary 3-D release. First off, the 3-D rendering is quite well done and doesn't overdarken the image like most and for the most part pretty unobtrusive from the films' orginal designs. It's not so much about 'gotcha' moments as it is about adding depth. Hadn't been so long since my last viewing but still enjoyed it on the big screen again. ".let's talk about sexism in survivalist scenarios when i get back."
I’ve always admired Steven Spielberg for his attempts to make different movies. Even though not all of them are exceptional, I’ve always liked watching them and ’Schindler’s List’, ‘Jurassic Park’… read review
Is it any surprise that Steven Spielberg, a consistent maker of dreams-come-true tales for every child, was attracted to the most fantastical aspects of Michael Crichton’s novel Jurassic Park? Along… read review