Tag Archives: Michael Crichton

Ranking the films in the “Jurassic Park” franchise

Tomorrow, audiences across the globe are going to be treated to the latest “Jurassic” film when Jurassic World hits theaters. No longer under embargo, I’m allowed to say that it’s pretty enjoyable, if really rather ridiculous. The movie isn’t the best of the franchise, but it’s nowhere near the worst[...]

“Jurassic Park” a major film that absolutely delivered the goods

I’ll make this simple. My first theatrical viewing of Jurassic Park remains, without question, the best theatrical movie going experience of my life. It encapsulated pretty much everything good about the theatrical experience, including any number of elements that are perhaps non-replicable in today’s film culture. The viewing[...]

“Jurassic Park” sequel talk from “Captain America” director

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Joe Johnston was busy promoting his upcoming “Captain America” over the weekend in Los Angeles, though talk eventually drifted around to Johnston’s previous franchise, “Jurassic Park.” For those who don’t recall, Johnston directed the third installment of the series after Steven Spielberg walked, and he was asked[...]

John McTiernan back in the game to direct “Shrapnel”

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: Just a few days after Jan De Bont inked a deal to end his seven-year sabbatical, now fellow action god John McTiernan is apparently back in the saddle as well. McTiernan, best known as ‘that guy who directed Die Hard’, is set to direct an original picture[...]