The trademark main entrance, the visitor center and a damaged fence from Jurassic Park, all built around a lucky Leopard tortoise called Louie by Oliver Turpin.
Earlier this week, we learned that Jurassic World’s sequel will be directed by J.A. Bayona, who’s The Impossible, The Orphanage, and A Monster Calls, and that it probably won’t be called Jurassic World 2.
When Jurassic World director Colin Trevorrow signed on to make Star Wars: Episode IX, it was obvious he couldn’t do two blockbusters sequels. Now, after months of unconfirmed rumors, the director for Jurassic World 2 has officially been announced: J.A. Bayona.
Quotes are the currency by which we pay respect to our favorite movies. If you can spout off a one-liner from a movie, odds are it has a special place in your heart, and that belief drives an awesome looking new art show in Los Angeles this weekend.
Remember jumping in your seat the first time you saw Jurassic Park? That was just a movie, and you were probably sitting in a comfy theater chair. Imagine finding yourself coming face to face with what looks like a real dinosaur in a deserted parking garage. If you don’t have a heart attack, you’ll still have to find…
Jurassic Park is a wondrous movie. The music, the visuals, the ideas—all of it comes together to make something totally striking and memorable. Not only has it endured for decades, it just keeps going. And a pair of new posters by superstar artist Kilian Eng capture that feeling.
We show a lot of VFX reels at io9, because we always think it’s cool to see how much work goes into making fantasies look real. In that regard, this excellent Jurassic World VFX reel is no different. In another regard, it also features grown-ups pretending to be dinosaurs.
These are the work of Jesse Bray, whose portraits of famous pop culture characters have just enough geometry to them to be interesting but aren’t completely abstracted.
This was a pretty good year for pop culture, but there were some terrible misfires along the way. Including some stuff that we’d all had high hopes for. But what was the biggest pop-culture letdown of the year for you?
Artist Joey Jacks has set himself a challenge: Every day this month, he’s posting a bit of fan art. His pen-and-ink style is full of humor, and each drawing is jam-packed with the kind of deal only fans can really appreciate.
Digging Deeper has impressed us before with some interesting analysis on Joss Whedon’s Serenity, and now, they’ve gone and taken an in depth look at The Lost World, making us look at it in a bit of a different light.
Now that Lego actually makes official Jurassic World sets, it’s easier than ever to recreate Isla Nublar in brick form. But two amazing fans went one step further and mashed up all four Jurassic movies into a single display set—and it looks fantastic.
There were so many callbacks to the first Jurassic Park movie in this year’s sequel Jurassic World, it was practically a remake. Don’t believe me? Check out this collection of the many, many World scenes which channeled specific moments from the original Park.
Artist Josh Lane has created a line of prints that incorporate classic science fiction shows and movies into the usual floral patterns. And now, I want a room devoted to each one of them.
Back when the original Jurassic Park came out, all sorts of spin-off projects were in development. One of them was an animated series that artist William Stout did some early concept art for. Unlike the sequels we eventually got, the cartoon brought back everyone from Jurassic Park.
There were three major attempts to resurrect old franchises this summer: Mad Max: Fury Road, Terminator Genisys, and Jurassic World. One was a critical hit with modest commercial success, one was a failure at both, and the third was a greater commercial than critical success. What lessons can we learn from them?
One of the biggest arguments against this summer’s mega hit, Jurassic World, had to do with high heels. The head of the park, Claire (Bryce Dallas Howard), spends the entire movie, even when she’s being chased by dinosaurs, in high heels. And lots of people couldn’t get past that.
Paleontologists have long pointed out some of the problems with Jurassic Park the theme park - namely that most of its inhabitants weren’t actually from the actual Jurassic Era. College Humor looks at what Pre-Cambrian Park and other accurately named parks might look like.
Jurassic World is now on track to beat the box office records of both Avengers films, and it has a shot at beating Avatar. This is terrible, awful news for anybody who loves movies. Not because Jurassic World is a horrible movie—it’s actually pretty fun. But because this means a lot more pandering sequels.