why was jurassic park so popular

Why was Jurassic Park so Popular?

Jurassic Park may be the most impactful film of the twentieth century. 2023 marks the 30th anniversary of this monumental movie. Why was Jurassic Park so popular? Jurassic Park benefited from an exceptionally talented film crew, pioneered groundbreaking special effects, and capitalized on a growing public interest in dinosaurs and technology. These factors created a perfect storm that made Jurassic … Continue Reading

Is the Jurassic Park ride scary

Is the Jurassic Park Ride Scary? [Every Ride Explained]

Planning a visit to a Universal Studios theme park? I can’t tell you how jealous I am. While the two United States locations get the most attention, Universal Studios has several international parks. You can find Jurassic Park rides in six Universal Studios theme parks: Orlando, Hollywood, Singapore, Japan, and China. The Jurassic Park and Jurassic World rides are fantastic … Continue Reading

Jurassic Park Phylogeny

Jurassic Park Phylogeny [Clarifying Relationships]

What can be learned from Jurassic Park phylogeny? Hopefully, this article will clarify most of the uncertainty and popular misconceptions surrounding the animals shown on screen. The article covers the current consensus and explains the uncertainties of the relationships of the prehistoric animals featured in the Jurassic Park and Jurassic World films, both to each other and other animals. A … Continue Reading

Can Dinosaurs be Resurrected

Can Dinosaurs be Resurrected?

We have all wondered this since our childhood: can dinosaurs be resurrected? As much as technology has advanced, the possibility does not seem so far-fetched. Is it possible to bring back the dinosaurs? The popular notion of dinosaur resurrection through DNA recovery is now known to be impossible. DNA degrades rapidly over time and the non-avian dinosaurs went extinct 66 … Continue Reading

Jurassic World Camp Cretaceous

Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous – Show Breakdown

Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous was long overdue. There have been numerous Jurassic Park shows planned since the first film debuted in 1993. In 2020, we finally got our show and it was worth the wait. While the announcement was met with skepticism, critics, and fans tend to agree that this show outperformed their expectations. While it is not without fault, … Continue Reading

Jurassic Park Dinosaurs

Jurassic Park Dinosaurs Illustrated With Modern Science

How has our understanding of the Jurassic Park dinosaurs progressed over time? To start, I will say do not consider in-universe explanations of why the animals look the way they do in the films because this is irrelevant. The point of this article is to explore what we have learned about dinosaurs since the Jurassic Park films landed in the … Continue Reading

Battle at Big Rock

Battle at Big Rock Full Breakdown

Battle at Big Rock marks an unprecedented step in the Jurassic Park franchise. Today, fans received a small tease of dinosaur action during the three-year gap between Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom and the untitled 2021 sequel. The short film first aired on the FX network following Jurassic World. It featured a fierce battle between an Allosaurus and a Nasutoceratops that … Continue Reading

Why do critics hate Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom

Why Do Critics Hate Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom?

The hype surrounding this movie hearkens back to the time surrounding The Lost World Jurassic Park, with an abundance of merchandise; toys, games, Jeep commercials, candy, and more heralding the release of the fifth sequel in the franchise. All of this new content tempts fans of the series with the promise of an epic film. So you may wonder: why … Continue Reading

Jurassic World Movie

Jurassic World Movie [Full Analysis]

The Jurassic World movie revived a franchise that lay dormant for fourteen years. After the mixed critical reception of the prior sequels, Universal put the Jurassic Park series on hold. While numerous scripts were presented, none of them gained enough traction to move forward, until now. This story successfully combines progress and nostalgia. Twenty-two years after the disaster in Jurassic … Continue Reading