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9 Michael Crichton Sci-Fi Movies That Don’t Involve Dinosaurs or Wild West Robots

Author, screenwriter, producer, and director Michael Crichton would have left an incredible legacy even if the only sci-fi works associated with him were Jurassic Park and Westworld (and their many sequels and related titles). But he had so many more movie and TV credits to his name. Read More >>

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We Finally Know Which Film Franchise Is Better as 20,000 Jedi Battle 3,000 T-rexes

It hasn’t raked in as much cash as all the Star Wars films have, but with five movies in the series (and a sixth on the way), Jurassic Park stands as one of the biggest Hollywood franchises of all time. But which one is truly superior? The only way to really find out is to simulate an epic battle between 20,000 Jedi Knights and 3,000 hungry T-rexes. Read More >>

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High-Quality Jurassic Park Stills Are the Ideal Decoration For the Serious Dinosaur Lover

A single frame from a film can often be a work of art. They should be displayed as such. Read More >>

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Jeff Goldblum Has Now Been Memorialised in the Immortal Art of the Jigsaw Puzzle 

In defiance of chaos theory, these jigsaw puzzles bring some order to the world. Some Goldblum-y order. Read More >>

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Giant Dinosaur Foot Identified 20 Years After Being Unearthed

The Black Hills mountain range in the US, which stretches from South Dakota to Wyoming, is known for its lush forests, scenic waterfalls, and dense, intricate cave systems. But 150 million years ago, humongous, long-necked dinosaurs called sauropods roamed there – and scientists just identified one of their colossal, fossilised feet. Read More >>

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Sounds like Colin Trevorrow Really Would Like to Put More Legacy Characters in Jurassic World 3

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is notable for bringing Jeff Goldblum back to the Jurassic universe as Dr. Ian Malcolm, and it sounds like Colin Trevorrow wants to bring more characters from the original Jurassic Park in the upcoming third Jurassic World film. Read More >>

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Jurassic Park Was My Nerd Haven

Yesterday was the 25th anniversary of Jurassic Park. I was 11 years old when it came out. Here’s what I remember. Read More >>

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Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Lacks the Majesty the Franchise Is Known for

One of the things that makes the Jurassic Park franchise so memorable is John Williams’ score. The majestic music is one of the legendary composer’s most recognisable compositions. That score is teased, but never truly unleashed, in Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, which is also the perfect analogy for the movie as a whole. Everything feels held back and small. There’s never a moment worthy of that iconic music. Read More >>

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In the New Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Trailer, It’s the Dinosaurs’ World, and We’re Just Living in It

Well, if you count “constantly running away from carnivorous dinosaurs” as “living,” I guess. Read More >>

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Lego Has Finally Given Me the Jurassic Park Lego Set I Wanted 25 Years Ago

Star Wars was the first major franchise that Lego licensed for a series of sets that went on to become a massive success for the company. That was in 1999, however—six years after Jurassic Park originally hit cinemas. But now that the movie is celebrating its 25th anniversary, Lego is righting a terrible wrong and finally giving us a set based on the blockbuster. And it’s a great one. Read More >>

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Jeff Goldblum Reveals There Was Almost a Version of the Jurassic Park Script Without Dr. Ian Malcolm

Jurassic Park would not have been the same without Jeff Goldblum’s iconic performance as Dr. Ian Malcolm, chaos theory advocate and black leather enthusiast. But though Malcolm’s a character from the pages of Michael Crichton’s source novel, he almost didn’t make it into the film. Read More >>

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A New Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Trailer Puts Dinosaurs In Your Bedroom

In Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, your worst nightmare comes true. Dinosaurs can hunt you while you sleep. Read More >>

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First Brief Look at Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Showcases the Cutest Deadly Carnivore Ever

Aww, Velociraptors are adorable! So what if they were the scariest creatures in Jurassic Park—making us sympathise with a T-Rex because, hey, at least it had a fighting chance against those awful things? Here, in the first (very brief) look at Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, we’ve got the return of Chris Pratt: The Raptor Whisperer. But who cares, Blue’s back! Read More >>

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Mammalian Ancestors Went Airborne Earlier Than We Thought

The origin of flight remains a perplexing topic in the scientific community, as tends to be the case with any origin story. Flight probably evolved multiple times in different groups. Insects probably started flying over 300 million years ago, and pterosaurs, large flying reptiles, evolved 230 million years ago. Add gliding and the complex origins of mammals into the mix, and the story becomes even more confusing. Read More >>

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Why Bringing Back a Woolly Mammoth Is No Longer Science Fiction

Dr. George Church is a real-life Dr. Frankenstein. The inventor of CRISPR and one of the minds behind the Human Genome Project is no longer content just reading and editing DNA—now he wants to make new life. In Ben Mezrich’s latest book, Wooly: The True Story of the Quest to Revive One of History’s Most Iconic Extinct Creatures, Church and his Harvard lab try to do the impossible, and clone an extinct Woolly mammoth back into existence. Read More >>