Jurassic Park

Jurassic Park

Starring: Sam Neill and Laura Dern Director: Steven Spielberg Year of original release: 1993 Genre: Sci-fi


Wednesday, 4 May, 2011, 12:00am

Invasion of dinosaurs promises to educate and entertain, but beware the brutal bits

If you think directing a theatre show with children and animals is hard, how about 20 life-sized dinosaurs? The stage adaptation of the BBC's award-winning television series Walking with Dinosaurs is coming to Hong Kong. The show opens tomorrow night at AsiaWorld-Expo and will run until January 2.

21 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

a walk in the park

1 According to a 'wild guess' by property appraisal firm Miller Samuel, the real estate value of New York's Central Park is roughly a) US$5 billion, b) US$50 billion or c) US$500 billion?

2 Sun Yat-sen Memorial Park, the only park in Hong Kong to be named after a historic Chinese figure, is located where?

20 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

TV Tutor

Friday, June 23, 8-8.30pm

Architectures: Siza's school

ATV World

The architecture faculty at Portugal's University of Porto was built between 1985 and 1996 by the architect Alvaro Siza. The faculty's story begins with a separation.

23 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Greg Martin

Favourite CD: 'That's easy. The Joshua Tree by U2.'

Scent: 'Scented deodorant; not the white stuff. Maybe Mennen or Sea Breeze.'

Accessory: 'A beret. I started wearing one when I was stationed [in the armed forces] in Germany. Now I own lots.'

14 May 2006 - 12:00am



13 Jul 2003 - 12:00am

Big dangers in a small world

IF YOU ARE ONE of the many fans of Michael Crichton's techno-thrillers, you will love Prey, which remains true to his tried and tested formula: earnest, dysfunctional geeks battle science running amok.

4 Jan 2003 - 12:00am

Jurassic Park III

Starring: Sam Neill, William H Macy, Tea Leoni, Alessandro Nivola

Director: Joe Johnston

Category: IIA

27 Jan 2002 - 12:00am

At the box office

The Top 10 films at North American cinemas

1 (*) US$66.8M Rush Hour 2: Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker reunite in this comic caper to catch the culprits who bombed the US embassy in Hong Kong.

2 (1) US$28.5M Planet Of The Apes: Mark Wahlberg stars as an astronaut who crash-lands on a planet run by men in monkey suits.

9 Aug 2001 - 12:00am

At the box office

The Top 10 films at North American cinemas

1 (*) US$69.6M Planet Of The Apes: Mark Wahlberg stars as the astronaut who crash-lands on a planet run by men in monkey suits.

2 (1) US$22.5M Jurassic Park III: William H Macy and Tea Leoni join the Jurassic franchise as a wealthy couple who hire Sam Neill to find their son, lost on an island filled with leaping lizards.

2 Aug 2001 - 12:00am

What The Critics Say


The third of the mega-grossing dinosaur adventure series: here, two adventurers hire a team of mercenaries to try to find their son who has disappeared on an island - the site of a second dinosaur colony. The cast includes Sam Neill, William H Macy and Tea Leoni.

Leah Rozen


26 Jul 2001 - 12:00am

Ask Mr Brain ... all will be explained

Is the raptor in the movie Jurassic Park a real dinosaur? It is actually based on the velociraptor. The velociraptor was a carnivore also known as the 'speedy thief'. It was about two metres long, one metre tall and may have weighed seven to 15 kilograms.

28 May 1999 - 12:00am

Surviving the dinosaurs

Chaos Island: The Lost World for PC CD-ROMs Hey kids! Are you still missing the adventuresome team of noble scientists in the movie The Lost World, the sequel to the award-winning blockbuster Jurassic Park ?

3 May 1998 - 12:00am

Surviving on Chaos Island is child's play

Chaos Island is the latest game from Dreamworks Interactive, founded by Hollywood moguls Stephen Spielberg, Jeffrey Katzenberg and David Geffen.

The company has high hopes of becoming a leader in the gaming and multimedia worlds, and to this end, recruited Microsoft's Bill Gates for his software and gaming experience.

15 Jan 1998 - 12:00am

Dastardly dinosaurs back in a big way

Based on Michael Crichton's second novel about dinosaurs, The Lost World: Jurassic Park begins four years after the disaster at Jurassic Park.

Something survives on Isla Sorna, a second island where the dinosaur manufacturing facility, code-named Site B, has been destroyed by a hurricane. The animals now run free, constrained only by the laws of nature.

26 Jun 1997 - 12:00am