Eight years after the InGen incident, Dr. Alan Grant is happy with his life far from any dinosaurs other than fossilized. Unfortunately, he is extremely short in research money, and therefore accepts the offer of wealthy businessman Paul Kirby: A low flight over isolated Isla Sorna, where InGen’s second research site was located, and Dr. Grant can fund his future research for a long time. What Dr. Grant didn’t know is that Kirby just needs a dinosaur expert to help him and his wife find their 14-year-old son Eric, who crashed on the island while paragliding. What he did suspect, but never wanted to witness, is that the Velociraptors have evolved into a communicating species (and seemingly all along had the capability to do so), now being smarter than primates. –IMDb
Born and raised in Austin, Texas, Joe Johnston originally intended to become a commercial artist, but a summer job drawing sketches and storyboards for George Lucas’ “Star Wars” (1977) altered the course of his career forever. As an artistic director at the famed Industrial Light & Magic Company, his work included designing Yoda for “The Empire Strikes Back” (1980), the first of three films for which he served as visual effects art director. He shared an Academy Award for the visual effects on Steven Spielberg’s “Raiders of the Lost Ark” (1981), and after performing similar duty on “Return of the Jedi” (1983) and second unit work on “Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom” (1984), Johnston got the hankering to direct and returned to school to study filmmaking at USC, all the while continuing his special effects work as ultralight sequence designer of the big budget bomb “Howard the Duck” (1986) and production designer of the ABC-TV projects “The Ewok Adventure” (1984) and “Ewoks… read more
I didn't think it was very good, but at least it's not detestable like the second one. NIce to see Sam Neill back.