Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Poster

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom has been playing its cards close to the vest, but that may change soon. The secretive sequel to 2015’s Jurassic World finished filming over the summer, but good luck finding any details beyond a handful of returning actors and a bigger handful of newbies, most of whom will probably get eaten by dinosaurs before the credits roll. But the first footage from director J.A. Bayona‘s sequel has arrived online and it features something for everyone…because everyone loves either Chris Pratt or baby dinosaurs, right?

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Morning Watch

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, a video essay traces the origins of time travel in fiction, giving us the roots of the sci-fi genre in cinema. Plus, find out how the disappointing story in Jurassic World could possibly have been fixed, and watch some multiplayer footage from Star Wars Battlefront II. Read More »

Jurassic Park Goonies Easter Egg

It’s been 24 years since Jurassic Park hit theaters, and while the movie has been examined in-depth over and over again plenty of times since then, it appears one possible Easter egg may have gone unnoticed until now.

In Jurassic Park, Seinfeld star Wayne Knight plays the sneaky, weasel of a Jurassic Park employee named Dennis Nedry who is being paid millions to steal dinosaur embryos so an unknown competitor could create their own dinosaurs. It turns out that in addition to concealing dinosaur embryos in a faux shaving cream can, he may also be the source of a Easter egg hiding in plain sight referencing the Steven Spielberg project The Goonies.

Find out about the Jurassic Park Goonies Easter egg below. Read More »

jeff goldblum on jurassic world 2

If you ever ask Jeff Goldblum a question expecting a straight answer, well, you haven’t seen any of the Thor: Ragnarok marketing which revolves around the mile-a-minute talker giving dramatic readings of Twitter questions and getting hilariously sidetracked.

So when I say he gives more details about his return as the famously bare-chested mathematician Ian Malcolm in Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, I mean details in the loosest way. Goldblum barely even confirms that the chaos mathematician is returning for the Jurassic World sequel, even though we know it to be true. So be prepared for the most Goldblum-y answer to questions about what Ian Malcolm has been up to, and whether he’s learned to button a shirt. Hit the jump to learn more about Jeff Goldblum on Jurassic World 2 and Ian Malcolm’s return.

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Phil Tippett - Morning Watch

(The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.)

In this edition, watch a documentary short about Phil Tippett, the animator behind movies like Star Wars and Jurassic Park. Plus, see if Binging with Babish can accurately recreate McDonald’s Szechuan sauce recently made popular again by Rick and Morty. And finally see how a meeting goes for members in a group called Human Centipede Anonymous. Read More »

Cinemaps

Have you ever wanted to live inside a fantastical movie? Or at the very least, have a better understanding of the geography of the landscape presented in films? Philadelphia based artist Andrew DeGraff has found a way to transport you directly into the terrain of your favorite films with gorgeous hand-painted maps. And now he has a hardcover book collecting those maps in one place, Cinemaps: An Atlas of 35 Great Movies. See the details of Cinemaps below.

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Star Wars Toys - Morning Watch

(The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.)

In this edition, get a close look at the visual effects that went into the last couple episodes of the seventh season of Game of Thrones, specifically the battles with the Night King ans his massive army. Plus, check out a report on the evolution of Star Wars toys over the decades, and learn about a wild Jurassic Park fan theory that actually makes sense when you think about it. Read More »

/Answers: The Best Steven Spielberg Scenes

/Answers: The Best Steven Spielberg Scenes

Every week in /Answers, we attempt to answer a new pop culture-related question. Tying in with the upcoming re-release of Close Encounters of the Third Kind, this week’s edition asks “What is your favorite scene from a Steven Spielberg movie?”

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Jurassic Park T-Rex Statue

We have a T-Rex!

In fact, you can have a T-Rex from Jurassic Park as well if you happen to have a stack of cash lying around to spend on a fifth scale statue of the dinosaur from Steven Spielberg’s modern classic.

Chronicle Collectibles is releasing the latest in their line of Jurassic Park statues for pre-order today, and it’s a gigantic statue of the Tyrannosaurus Rex from the original movie. This was one of the many items on display at San Diego Comic-Con in July, and now you can pre-order it today. Get a closer look at the Jurassic Park T-Rex statue below. Read More »

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Jurassic World Evolution Video Game

Ever since Jurassic Park arrived in 1993, people have wanted to see a theme park with real dinosaurs, despite the fact that it would likely go catastrophically wrong at some point. There’s just something about the possibility of seeing dinosaurs in real life that makes people throw caution to the wind.

Now you’ll get a chance to build your own Jurassic Park without endangering the lives of anyone except little digital people inside your computer. A video game called Jurassic World Evolution was just announced at the Gamescom exhibition, and it appears to be a world building game, not unlike Roller Coaster Tycoon or Sim City, where you build your own Jurassic Park and have to keep the dinosaurs contained and the patrons happy. You can get a sneak peek at the game with a trailer below. Read More »