Jurassic Park

After creating an island park full of living dinosaurs, John Hammond (Richard Attenborough) invites a team of scientists and his two grandchildren to tour the park before opening it to the general populace. Sabotage cripples Jurassic Park, and the visitors fight for their lives against prehistoric predators. Jurassic Park was one of the very first films that…

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Spielberg and Lucas find their stride again with The Last Crusade. Having now watched all three films in succession, it is easy to see what a departure Temple of Doom was. Everything that I loved about Raiders of the Lost Ark came back, and everything I hated about Temple of Doom disappeared. The chemistry between Harrison…

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

I don’t even know where to start with this film. Honestly. It’s almost as if Spielberg and Lucas took everything that was fun and exciting and interesting about Raiders of the Lost Ark, and tossed it in the garbage. I can’t put into words how unbearably goofy Temple of Doom is. Where Raiders balanced humor…

Raiders of the Lost Ark

As a child, I wanted to be Indiana Jones. I wore hats and carried a string around, declaring that it was my whip. I still want to be Indiana Jones. I can’t begin to explain the impact that this film has had, not only on me, but on the world as a whole. So many…