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Life Finds A Way: Celebrating the Jurassic Park Franchise #8: The Dinosaurs

For film remembered for winning the Oscar for Best Visual Effects, the dinosaurs in the original Jurassic Park film only show up on screen for a minimum of 15 minutes in the 2 hour runtime. For any one growing up … Continue reading

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Life Finds A Way: Celebrating the Jurassic Park Franchise #7: Tim and Lex

While any responsible adult would probably not send a child to an island filled with dinosaurs, the stories in the Jurassic Park franchise usually develop a relatively plausible explanation as to why there are kids at this giant death trap … Continue reading

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Life Finds A Way: Celebrating the Jurassic Park Franchise # 6: Claire Dearing

Perhaps one of the detrimental aspects of the internet in regards to filmmaking is how every single detail of a film can be scrutinized before it is even released. Gone are the days when fans had to tune into Entertainment … Continue reading

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Life Finds A Way: Celebrating the Jurassic Park Franchise #4: John Hammond

My latest blog post on Jurassic Park. This one is on John Hammond. I spared no expense. Continue reading

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Life Finds A Way: Celebrating the Jurassic Park Franchise #3: Dr. Ian Malcolm

One key character for any science fiction or horror cautionary tale is the voice of reason. The character who is not only an expert in his field, but is quick to point out to the others just how wrong they … Continue reading

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Life Finds A Way: Celebrating the Jurassic Park Franchise #1: Dr. Alan Grant.

When we first meet Dr. Alan Grant in the film Jurassic Park, we have learned form a conversation between InGen’s Lawyer Donald Generro and another paleontologist working in an Amber mine that the company really wants him to come down … Continue reading

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No Regrets?

Paging through a High School Year Book inevitably among the many messages from the graduating class you’ll see two words “no regrets.” Whether we are 18, or 88, we all long to live a life filled with “ No regrets.” … Continue reading

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