When it comes to collectible art and vinyl soundtracks commemorating our favorite films and television shows, there’s almost no one better than Mondo. But every now and then, the company also likes to dip their toe into the collectible toy arena, and sometimes they do it in a truly weird way that only Mondo can deliver. And that’s what brings us to their latest endeavor: Mondoids.
The new Mondoids are said to come from the planet Mondoida, and they’ve come to our planet to make friends and eat snacks. That might be hard though since they appear as gnarly, slimy, gross versions of characters from Gremlins, Friday the 13th, Jurassic Park, Marvel Comics, and more. Get a look at the first wave of Mondoids figures available now. Read More »
Universal Studios Hollywood is gearing up for the grand opening of Jurassic World: The Ride and has launched a bunch of new dinosaur meet and greet experiences. A triceratops and a baby raptor join the upgraded Raptor Encounter experience. Watch as we adventure to Jurassic World and come in close contact with these three dinosaur encounters. We also explore the new Jurassic Outfitters store to see any of the original Jurassic Park and Jurassic World merchandise. Come with us on this adventure!
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Universal Studios Hollywood has refurbished the classic Jurassic Park: The Ride, turning it into Jurassic World: The Ride. The new attraction brings a new modern color scheme to match up with the current franchise and adds a few characters from the hit movie, including Chris Pratt’s Owen Grady, Bryce Dallas Howard’s Clare Dearing, BD Wong’s Henry Wu, the Mosasaurus, and the Indominus rex. Universal has still yet to announce a grand opening for the attraction, but the raft ride began “technical rehearsals” on Thursday, allowing the first park guests to experience it. We were lucky to be at the park on Friday afternoon, and we recorded a vlog about our experience on the new Jurassic World: The Ride. Hit the jump to watch the Jurassic World The Ride video.
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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 visual effects breakdown showing the creation of the Kree homeworld of Hala in Captain Marvel. Plus, meet some of the voice actors behind characters like Raven from Teen Titans Go!, Bubbles from The Powerpuff Girls, and Winnie the Pooh, and get a closer look at the new Jurassic Park LEGO set with a buildable tyrannosaurus rex and park gate. Read More »
Jurassic World has gotten the focus of LEGO when it comes to building playsets, but the original Jurassic Park is finally getting some time in the spotlight with a massive new set that brings to life one of the most iconic setpieces from the film.
LEGO has announced the Jurassic Park T-Rex Rampage set (albeit under the Jurassic World banner), which allows builders to create the huge gate that Alan Grant (Sam Neill), Ellie Sattler (Laura Dern) and Ian Malcolm (Jeff Goldblum) drive through when they first enter John Hammond’s (Richard Attenborough) unique and soon-to-go-wrong theme park. Plus, there’s also an incredible, buildable tyrannosaurus rex. Get a look at the Jurassic Park LEGO set below. Read More »
Get Mr. DNA on the phone, because Jurassic World is about to get animated. Camp Cretaceous is an upcoming Jurassic World animated series headed to Netflix, following six teenagers on an adventure on Isla Nublar, aka the home of Jurassic Park and later Jurassic World. I’m guessing that these teens will find themselves on a dino menu faster than you can say “Hold onto your butts.”
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Thankfully, the non-existent war between Steven Spielberg and Netflix is over before it really began. That means we can get back to burning money by buying collectible art, enamel pins and t-shirts inspired by the legendary filmmaker’s movies.
This week we have an entire slate of new prints from Karl Fitzgerald honoring the entire Indiana Jones trilogy. Plus, Mondo has a whole batch of new Jurassic Park goodies, including a new print by Matthew Woodsman, enamel pins by Scott C., and an awesome t-shirt designed by Bruce Yan. Check out the new Indiana Jones trilogy prints and all the Jurassic Park paraphernalia below. Read More »
Right now you can watch two different documentaries about the disaster of an event called Fyre Festival. Netflix has Fyre, and Hulu made Fyre Fraud, and both give an extensive, laughable, and tragic look inside the work of notorious hustler Billy MacFarland and his failed upscale island. But this wasn’t the first highly publicized disaster that unfolded somewhere meant to be an incredible getaway destination.
Jurassic Park was going to be an unforgettable experience where crowds could get a look at real dinosaurs in front of their eyes. However, it turned out to be unforgettable for a much different reason when the park’s first visitors ended up in a nightmare worse than anyone could have anticipated. The new documentary Jurassic Fraud shows us what went wrong. Read More »
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Last night brought us the 76th annual Golden Globes, and during the ceremony broadcast cinephiles were treated to an extremely cool advertisement from Walmart. To promote their growing grocery pick-up service, the megastore utilized some of film and television’s most famous vehicles in an advertisement where the Batmobile from Justice League, the Ecto-1 from Ghostbusters, the Jurassic Park Ford Explorer, the DeLorean time machine from Back to the Future, Lightning McQueen from Cars, and more are speeding to Walmart to pick-up their groceries.
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The end of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom teased the idea that dinosaurs roaming around in the world without restrictions would be a big part of Jurassic World 3. However, according to director and writer Colin Trevorrow, fans shouldn’t expect to see dinosaurs attacking cities and neighborhoods like Rise of the Planet of the Apes or some kind of Godzilla movie.
It shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone that Jurassic World 3 won’t take dinosaurs into cities and suburbs. After all, we already got that in The Lost World: Jurassic Park when a tyrannosaurus rex was let loose in San Diego, and it really tainted the sequel. So if we’re not going to see a big dinosaur monster movie in Jurassic World 3, then what can we expect? Read More »