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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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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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