Excerpt: Hollywood loves a hero. Jurassic Park’s happens to be 30 feet tall and capable of moving with remarkable silence. The finale, placing the tourists of a genetically altered theme park inside a building whilst stalked by hungry, flesh-slicing Raptors, is sensational… and inherently illogical.
Excerpt: Jurassic Park came out the summer before I was 16, and my friend’s newly minted driver’s license made midnight movies a brand new adventure. Free of my parents’ taste in cinema for the first time, I felt like a free man and amazing film fare that they never would’ve wanted to see (like Batman: Mask...
Conclusion: 'Jurassic Park' is a fun, exciting thrill-ride that imagines an amusement park run amok when its prehistoric live attractions break free. Twenty years later, the sci-fi/fantasy adventure remains an imaginative motion picture of childhood wonder and visceral thrills.
Summary: The best 3D presentations make you appreciate the film even more, and I think that happens with “Jurassic Park.” It certainly ought to whet fans’ appetites for the “Jurassic Park 4” in 3D that’s scheduled to be released in theaters on June 13, 2014.
Excerpt: I grew up on a steady diet of Godzilla , Ray Harryhausen , and ’50s giant bug movies, something there is no shame in admitting. Creatures were movie spectacle, the type of thing that kept a kid glued to the screen between homework sessions, and sometimes, even during them.
Summary: Jurassic Park ’s once-innovative technology may have been eclipsed by more sophisticated onscreen trickery in the two decades since its release, but the film still has plenty to offer audiences as a suspenseful adventure that has stood the test of time.