The Best Movies from My Second Decade

Last week I began a series of posts that take a look at my favorite movies from every year I've been alive. I took inspiration from a post I read last year over at Fairly Professional. Since I'm 41, I've decided to just keep it to my first 40 years. And since that's a lot, … Continue reading The Best Movies from My Second Decade

My Favorite Movies #32 – Jurassic Park

Jurassic Park 1993 Directed by Steven Spielberg Quick synopsis... A multimillionaire (Richard Attenborough) unveils a new theme park where visitors can observe dinosaurs cloned using advanced DNA technology. But when an employee tampers with the security system, the dinosaurs escape, forcing the visitors to fight for their survival. Sam Neill, Jeff Goldblum and Laura Dern … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #32 – Jurassic Park

10 Movies I’m Anticipating in 2018

I love movies. And I’ve taken time to look ahead at the year to come. There are a lot of movies coming out that I’m going to want to see when they hit theaters. However, I’m not made of money. So there’s a good chance I’ll miss a good bit of them until they hit … Continue reading 10 Movies I’m Anticipating in 2018

The Lost World

Title: The Lost World Author: Michael Crichton Published: 1995 I never read this as a kid, unlike its predecessor, Jurassic Park. My reasoning? Because I saw the movie first and was supremely disappointed. And even though I know the book is generally better than the movie, I just couldn't bring myself to read this thing. … Continue reading The Lost World

Jurassic Park

Title: Jurassic Park Author: Michael Crichton Published: 1990 I read this when I was a kid. And as much as I've always loved the film, I thought the book was better. Even at the tender age of 11 or 12, whenever it was that I read it. I picked it up again, thinking that, as … Continue reading Jurassic Park

Tribute to Star Wars and John Williams

I first saw this video about six years ago. But I'm pretty sure it's a lot older than that because it mentions Episode III coming in 2005. I still get this guy's lyrics stuck in my head sometimes, particularly recently when I went to see Jurassic World and heard that classic Jurassic Park theme song … Continue reading Tribute to Star Wars and John Williams