Review by Joy Dembo, married with a 21 yr old son, 29 yr old daughter & a 9 mnth old grandson. Recruitment Response Handling Consultant and Freelance Copywriter, vegetarian and animal lover. Visit her blog.
It is hard to believe 20 years have passed since the block buster, Jurassic Park, hit our screens in 1993. Based on the novel by Michael Crichton, Jurassic Park was a Universal Studios/Steven Spielberg sci-fi triumph.
The computer generated animation was so incredible that one almost believed that the dinosaurs were real. In fact, this movie was a real trip back to the Jurassic age.
My children were very young when the first Jurassic Park movie was released but I bought them the video and they subsequently watched it over and over. But, trust me when I tell you that the third dimension really adds to the excitement. Even though I knew what to expect, I was engrossed, and I can confidently say that you will be too, despite the fact that you have probably seen it.
Watching John Hammond, the eccentric millionaire, create the ultimate theme park, featuring real dinosaurs, cloned from fossilised dinosaur DNA…. and all the drama that followed…. brought it all back to me, and even though I enjoyed every minute of this 3D offering, I almost envied the youngsters who haven’t seen it before, as they are in for an extra special treat.
It is not without good reason that Jurassic Park is still the 16th highest grossing film ever made – quite an achievement when you consider how many classic films have been made over the years.
Sam Neil as the Paleontologist, Dr Alan Grant and Laura Dern, as the Paleobotonist, Dr Ellie Sattler, are as amazing as ever, and Jeff Goldblum and Richard Attenborough complete the impressive cast.
The movie is being released on Friday, 10 May, at cinemas countrywide, and has been classified PG 10-12.
Grab some popcorn and treat yourself and your kids to a MAMMOTH 3D adventure!