Next month, you can journey back in time — not 65 million years to the Jurassic period – but 25 years, to the 1993 release of Jurassic Park.
The Steven Spielberg film that launched an indomitable blockbuster franchise is welcoming you back to the park with a theatrical re-release in honor of Jurassic Park‘s 25th anniversary. But you better run fast (and not in heels) to the box office: Jurassic Park will only be returning to theaters for three days this September.
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Summer might be coming to an end, but that doesn’t mean your opportunity for traveling to interesting locales has to stop with the season. In fact, Gallery 1988 wants to send you to some of the most famous locations from pop culture with Clark Orr‘s new Baggage art show, creating stylized luggage tags paying tribute to the likes of Jurassic Park, Friday the 13th, The Rocketeer, Beetlejuice, Ghostbusters, Psycho, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, The Shining and more. Read More »
Jurassic Park is getting all sorts of commemorative treatment this year, especially when it comes to one of the most iconic scenes in the movie. There’s a 1/10 scale diorama statue of the suspenseful tyrannosaurus rex breakout coming from Iron Studios and Chronicle Collectibles, but Prime 1 Studio is also releasing an impressive take on the iconic scene with a 1/15 scale statue of the tyrannosaurus rex escaping her enclosure. Plus, if you get the exclusive version of the statue from Prime 1 Studio, it comes with the best possible prop to go along with it. Read More »
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is currently the fourth highest grossing film of the year at the domestic box office, with $384 million raked in this summer. Overseas, it also pulled in nearly $814 million, giving it a total that is just shy of $1.2 billion globally. That’s an impressive haul, even if it’s not quite as successful as its franchise-reviving predecessor. And now the movie is poised to make even more money when it comes home this fall.
In September, Universal Pictures will bring Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom home to digital, Blu-ray and DVD with an assembly of special features from behind the scenes of production. Find out everything that will be on the Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom Blu-ray below. Read More »
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If erecting a 25-foot Jeff Goldblum statue in the middle of London was ever a question of whether we should or could, the answer will always be yes.
Science finally does something right and gives us the greatest tourist trap that has ever existed (Seven Wonders of the World, eat your heart out): a giant, half-shirtless Jeff Goldblum statue standing — or rather, reclining — on the banks of the River Thames in honor of the 25th anniversary of Jurassic Park.
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San Diego Comic-Con is nearly upon us, and that means it’s almost time for an onslaught of updates and announcements about some of your most anticipated movies and TV shows. But that also means there are tons of goodies that are about to go on sale for rabid collectors to get their hands on, and Mondo has plenty of good stuff to offer.
Mondo sent us the exclusive debut of their outstanding San Diego Comic-Con exclusive prints for Jurassic Park and Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. Plus, we have a first look at their upcoming assortment of Jurassic Park tiki mugs that you won’t have to wait in line for at Comic-Con. Check out the Mondo Jurassic Park posters and all the other good stuff below. Read More »
As a huge tabletop gamer, it brings me much pleasure that Mondo has been dipping their toes into the board game space. Last year, they teamed up with USAopoly for the hidden traitor game The Thing: Infection at Outpost 31 and this year they are announcing Jurassic Park: The Chaos Gene. Today, Mondo has released our first look at the game’s miniatures and have revealed some of the game’s mechanics. Some of these details have me excited, but others have me feeling a bit…skeptical.
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While using dinosaur DNA preserved inside prehistoric mosquitoes might be nothing more than a scientific pipe dream, having a way to smuggle it out of Jurassic Park isn’t quite so out of reach.
In the original Jurassic Park, the scheming computer expert Dennis Nedry (played by recurring Seinfeld star Wayne Knight) is given a faux shaving cream can that actually functions as a container for stolen dinosaur embryos. It’s one of the more iconic props from the Steven Spielberg film, and now you can finally have an official prop replica of the Jurassic Park shaving cream can. Read More »
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is still dominating the box office charts, pulling in $60 million last weekend, bringing the global total to over $934 million. That means plenty of dinosaur fans are turning out in droves for the sequel, which features plenty of callbacks to the other movies in the Jurassic Park franchise. But there are a few other references to one of Steven Spielberg‘s other films you might not have noticed.
Director J.A. Bayona has still been making the press rounds for Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, and in a recent interview he revealed there are a few Easter eggs referencing E.T. The Extra Terrestrial, though a couple of them may not be so quickly recognized or noticed. Find out what the Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom E.T. Easter eggs are below, but beware of spoilers for the end of the movie. Read More »
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 Jurassic Park video essay on how the themes of the film (and book) also allow for characters to have interesting and opposing viewpoints. Plus, go for a ride in the Batcopter from the Batman television series from 1966, and check out 10 minutes from Wes Anderson‘s stop-motion animated film Isle of Dogs. Read More »