Relive Jurassic Park's Iconic Hacking Scene Right From Your Browser

For the most part, Jurassic Park isn't the kind of movie you'd want a chance to live out, what with the mortal danger and velociraptors and all that. But thanks to the amazing Jurassic Systems website, you can experience of of Jurassic Park's safer thrills first-hand: getting hacked by Dennis Nedry. » 3/03/14 9:30am 3/03/14 9:30am

How Jurassic Park Made Tiny Flesh-Eating Dino Puppets So Scary

There's a lot of CGI deployed in The Lost World: Jurassic Park, and you'd be forgiven for assuming that most of the dino-action was cooked up by a computer. Not so the tiny little compsognathus, a carnivorous chicken-like beast that was cooked up with plastic molds and fishing line. » 2/09/14 12:00pm 2/09/14 12:00pm

This image showing every second of Jurassic Park looks like dino skin

To be fair, if you put together every second of any movie in one image, that image would almost always look like the skin and scales of dinosaurs but I swear my mind is making me believe it even more for Jurassic Park. It also kind of looks like a Magic Eye picture and I half expect T-Rex to pop out and chase after me. » 2/08/14 2:32am 2/08/14 2:32am

Whoa, the Raptor Cage From Jurassic Park is on Ebay Right Now

Jurassic Park is probably the greatest movie ever made, so the possibility of owning even the tiniest fragment from its history makes me excited. But if tiny fragments aren't enough for you, here's a huge prop that's up on Ebay's block this week: The velociraptor crate cage used in the film. Fake raptor prop included… » 1/27/14 1:20pm 1/27/14 1:20pm

Real life Jurassic Park exists in Australia and everyone needs to go

We're going to Australia, everybody. You, me, your mother, my neighbor, your dog, the guy on the subway, the girl in the book store, everybody. Why? Because they've built the closest thing to a real life Jurassic Park there. Called Palmersaurus Dinosaur Park, it's home to 160 animatronic dinosaurs that move, blink,… » 12/16/13 7:21pm 12/16/13 7:21pm

First Blood-Filled Mosquito Fossil Makes Jurassic Park Feel More Real

A team of scientists just made an exciting and very pop culture-friendly discovery in Montana: The first ever fossilized mosquito with a belly full of blood. This little guy's been hanging out underground for 46 million years, and it's a small miracle that it hung in there so long. » 10/15/13 11:08am 10/15/13 11:08am

How Jurassic Park's Fearsome Robo-Rex Got Its Skin

It's one thing to make a giant, robotic Tyrannosaurus Rex. It's another thing entirely to make it look remotely real. Granted, a robo-rex is awesome in its own right, but it's just not quite the flavor of monster fit for a film like Jurassic Park. And so it was practical effects to the rescue yet again with a… » 4/27/13 8:30pm 4/27/13 8:30pm

This is How the Jurassic Park Animatronic Triceratops Was Built

As a young pup watching Jurassic Park, I was in terrified of the T-Rex, fearful of the Raptors, in awe of the Brachiosaurus and annoyed of that little spraying dinosaur. But probably above all, I felt for the Triceratops. It was hurt! It was dying! It was so incredibly detailed. Stan Winston School revealed how they… » 4/16/13 11:30pm 4/16/13 11:30pm

How Jurassic Park's VFX Wizards Brought One of the Largest Dinos of All …

In shots where they were seen walking, Jurassic Park's resident brachiosaurs were realized with ground-breaking computer animation. But for shots when the film's human characters interacted with them high in the trees, the brachiosaurs were brought to life with complicated animatronics created by Stan Winston Studios. » 3/25/13 10:45am 3/25/13 10:45am

How Jurassic Park's FX Wizards Sculpted a Life-Size T-Rex Out of Clay

Before special effect artists can bring a creation like a T-Rex to life with robotics and animatronics, they first have to build and sculpt a life-size detailed mockup of the creature out of clay. And while it's probably one of the best jobs on earth, seeing the artists at Stan Winston Studios having to hand-carve… » 12/17/12 9:40am 12/17/12 9:40am

The Original Jurassic Park Velociraptor Costume Makes Your Halloween…

Despite hitting theaters almost 20 years ago, Jurassic Park and its ground-breaking special effects still holds up. And if you've yet to find the perfect Halloween outfit for next week, check out this behind-the-scenes look at the velociraptor costumes Stan Winston Studios created for the film. » 10/22/12 10:09am 10/22/12 10:09am