Tag Archives: Steven Spielberg

“Earn This…..” A Saving Private Ryan 20th Anniversary Retrospect

They have been called the “Greatest Generation” and for good reason. Few, especially those in my day, would probably be willing to do what they did on that infamous day back in June of 1944. For decades their valor was … Continue reading

Posted in Film, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Action, Adventure, Film, Literature, Sci-Fi, Sci-Fi, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Action, Adventure, Literature, Sci-Fi, Sci-Fi, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Action, Adventure, Film, Literature, Sci-Fi, Sci-Fi, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Action, Adventure, Film, Literature, Sci-Fi, Sci-Fi | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Life Finds A Way: Celebrating the Jurassic Park Franchise #2: Dr. Ellie Sattler

The monster movie has been a fixture of cinema since the Golden Age of film in the 1930’s. From King Kong scaling the top of the Empire State Building, to the monster of Frankenstein being chased by angry villagers, to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Action, Adventure, Film, Literature, Sci-Fi, Sci-Fi, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment