In 1990, Universal Studios bought the rights to Michael Crichton's novel Jurassic Park before it was even published. The idea of dinosaurs being cloned and brought into our modern world just works. Starting with 1993's Jurassic Park and across several follow-ups, including 2018's Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom and Jurassic World 3, announced for 2021, people can't seem to get… Continue reading WATCH THE SERIES: Jurassic Park

STEPHEN KING WEEK: The Night Flier (1997)

The Inside View is a tabloid all about blood, gore and Fortean stories that is mentioned in several Stephen King stories, like Desperation, Insomnia, The Waste Land, Bag of Bones, Needful Things and Doctor Sleep. In The Night Flier, cynical reporter Richard Dees (the superb and sadly deceased Miguel Ferrer) is the senior reporter for that rag,… Continue reading STEPHEN KING WEEK: The Night Flier (1997)

VIDEO GAME WEEK: Mortal Kombat Annihilation (1997)

Ed Boon, one of the creators of the Mortal Kombat video game, calls this the "worst moment" in the history of the franchise. Coming from someone who loved the original film and has played every one of the games, I agree. Christopher Lambert was seen as one of the highlights of the last film. He's gone, replaced… Continue reading VIDEO GAME WEEK: Mortal Kombat Annihilation (1997)

CHRISTMAS CINEMA: Jack Frost (1997)

Serial killer Jack Frost has killed thirty-eight people and was only caught due to the bravery of Sherrif Sam Tiler. As his state execution transfer vehicle passes through Tiler's hometown of Snowmonton, Frost escapes by killing his guard and crashing into a genetic research truck. Chemicals from the accident cause him to melt and become one… Continue reading CHRISTMAS CINEMA: Jack Frost (1997)