jeff goldblum statue

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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Mondo Jurassic Park Poster

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 »

jurassic park the chaos gene

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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Jurassic Park Shaving Cream Can

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 E.T. Easter Eggs

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 »

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Jurassic Park Video Essay

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 »

Jurassic Park Video Game Demo

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, an independent video game company has created a mini game where you try to survive the tyrannosaurus rex breakout from Jurassic Park. Plus, get a recap of the first season of GLOW before the second season hits Netflix, and take a look back at the 20-year old end of the world blockbuster Armageddon. Read More »

fallen kingdom behind the scenes

Rather than just let CGI and acting do all the heavy-lifting, the production team behind Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom went ahead and built a functioning roller coaster to create one of the film’s major action set pieces. The Fallen Kingdom behind-the-scenes video below highlights how the roller coaster was used to create some movie magic.

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Who Framed Roger Rabbit Animation

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, go behind the sciences of Marvel’s Ant-Man, specifically the little insect buddies who help him pull of his heroics. Plus, a video essay explores how Who Framed Roger Rabbit changed Hollywood animation, and find out how The Lost World: Jurassic Park compares to Michael Crichton‘s book that inspired it. Read More »

Stranger Things 2 Visual Effects

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, the team behind the visual effects of the second season of Stranger Things breaks down some of the scenes from the series. Plus, Jeff Goldblum acts out a bunch of different characters from the original Jurassic Park and Westworld executive producers Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy participate in a discussion about the second season finale for BFI. Read More »