As the fourth instalment in the multi-million pound Jurassic Park series is announced, scientists have revealed that the theory behind the film that kept so many audiences captivated would not be successful in reality.
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Friday 01 April 2011
Deep in our tissues lurks a forgotten emotion, forgotten because most of us no longer need it. It is a terrified fascination with our predators – animals whose prey we might be. It is clearly an ancient emotion, and it is clearly potent, and its existence was brilliantly illuminated and tapped into by Steven Spielberg when he directed Jaws in 1975 – creating at the age of 29 what was then the most profitable movie ever made.
Friday 25 February 2011
Wednesday 29 December 2010
One of the perennial oddities of the London concert calendar lies in the fact that at that point of the year when people are keenest to go to concerts, there are fewest on offer.
Friday 03 December 2010
Friday 26 November 2010
There is a fine line in Hollywood these days between being regarded as an out and out star and as an actor of repute.
Friday 05 November 2010
Steven Spielberg's fixation with the Second World War continues. He has given us Band of Brothers, Schindler's List, Saving Private Ryan and 1941 and he is on board here, along with Tom Hanks, as a producer. This costly ($150m) and lovingly-crafted HBO mini-series charts the true experiences of three US Marines – Robert Leckie (James Badge Dale), John Basilone (Jon Seda) and Eugene Sledge (Joe Mazzello, the boy in Jurassic Park) in the Pacific theatre of war.
Friday 29 October 2010
These days, you could walk past him on the street and barely notice, but at one point in the mid-Nineties Joseph Mazzello was one of the most famous children in the world. Before he was 11 he'd acted opposite Meryl Streep, Harrison Ford and Anthony Hopkins, and was handpicked by Steven Spielberg to play dinosaur fanboy Tim in some film called Jurassic Park.
Friday 01 October 2010
When he began looking for a leading lady to star in his highly anticipated new television series Terra Nova, Steven Spielberg could have taken his pick from the cream of Hollywood's most famous acting talent.
Thursday 22 July 2010
Monday 28 June 2010
Michael Morpurgo: He is a terrific storyteller who understands the need to immerse himself in the tale
Saturday 19 June 2010
- 1 Gurdwaras-turned-food banks: Sikh temples are catering for rise in Britain’s hungry
- 2 Council bans use of word ‘Commie’ – but ‘fascist’ and ‘Nazi’ are fine
- 3 The poorest pay the price for austerity: Workers face biggest fall in living standards since Victorian era
- 4 Newly vegan Beyoncé wears fox fur to dine in meat free restaurant
- 5 'I'm experiencing austerity as well', says Princess Michael of Kent