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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Kristof Thijs (Author, Jurassic Park Collectables)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Alternative Magazine Online recently reviewed a charming little book called Jurassic Park Collectables, describing it as “a joy to read from beginning to end.” AMO is therefore delighted to present an exclusive online interview with friendly Belgian author Kristof Thijs, where we discuss his enviable Jurassic Park merchandise and toy collection!

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FILM REVIEW – Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (IMAX 3D)

By Marty Mulrooney

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is the second film in the Jurassic World trilogy and a direct sequel to 2015’s Jurassic World. Helmed this time round by Spanish director J. A. Bayona (The Orphanage, A Monster Calls), Fallen Kingdom sees Owen Grady (Chris Pratt) and Claire Dearing (Bryce Dallas Howard) returning to Isla Nublar to rescue the dinosaurs from an impending volcanic eruption.

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BOOK REVIEW – Jurassic Park Collectables by Kristof Thijs

By Marty Mulrooney

Jurassic Park Collectables is the passion project of a lifelong Jurassic Park enthusiast from Belgium. Kristof Thijs – creator of www.jurassictoys.net – has been collecting Jurassic Park toys since the original film was released in 1993. He has one of, if not the, largest Jurassic Park collections in the world. This brilliantly illustrated book takes a closer look at just some of the toys and merchandise that have been released over the past 25 years. Welcome to Jurassic Park Collectables.

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FILM REVIEW – Jurassic World (IMAX 3D)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Jurassic World is a science-fiction adventure film directed by Colin Trevorrow (Safety Not Guaranteed) and produced by Steven Spielberg. The fourth instalment in the Jurassic Park franchise, it wisely chooses to serve as a direct follow-up to the ground-breaking Jurassic Park, not so much ignoring its sequels as completely sidestepping them. The year is 2015 and John Hammond’s original dream has finally become a reality – twenty-two years after the Isla Nublar incident, Jurassic World is a fully functional dinosaur theme park located on the same island, with 20,000 visitors per day. Eager to revitalise waning interest from both investors and the general public (regular dinosaurs are so 1993), the park creates a new, genetically modified dinosaur-hybrid: Indominus rex…

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Heather Hudson (Jess Harding, Jurassic Park: The Game)

By Marty Mulrooney

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jp_logo In 2011, Alternative Magazine Online reviewed Jurassic Park: The Game, describing it as “undoubtedly the best Jurassic Park game ever made.” A huge contributing factor to the enjoyment of the game was no doubt its stellar voice acting. It is therefore with great pleasure that AMO presents an exclusive online interview with Heather Hudson, the voice of Jess Harding!

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Kevin Boyle (Executive Producer, Jurassic Park: The Game)

By Marty Mulrooney

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AMO recently reviewed Jurassic Park: The Game, describing it as “undoubtedly the best Jurassic Park game ever made.” Following on from this, Telltale Games’ Kevin Boyle kindly agreed to join us for an exclusive online interview where we discussed his role as Executive Producer and discovered why this is the studio’s most cinematic, exciting game yet. We have also included some amazing concept artwork from the game for you to take a look at too!

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FILM REVIEW – Jurassic Park (UK Theatrical Re-Release)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Jurassic Park is an Academy Award-winning science fiction adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg, based upon the novel of the same name by Michael Crichton. Released during the summer of 1993, the film went on to gross over $900 million worldwide, becoming the top-grossing film of all time (not to be surpassed until 1997 by James Cameron’s Titanic). A Blu-ray release of the Jurassic Park Trilogy is scheduled for the 24th October 2011 in the UK. In anticipation of this, Universal Pictures have decided to re-release a brand new digital print of Jurassic Park in UK cinemas on the 23rd September 2011. 65 million years in the making… Jurassic Park is finally back on the big screen where it belongs!

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