How Steven Spielberg Made Sure Jurassic Park’s Dinosaurs Never Became ‘Monsters’

The “Jurassic World” franchise concluded its second set of film trilogies with 2022’s “Jurassic World Dominion,” which was a massive disappointment for many reasons.

For one, “Dominion” chose to sideline the fate of the dinosaurs in favor of some hackneyed, bizarre plot that dragged down the entire narrative.

However, the film’s utter failure can be chalked up to the franchise not treating the dinosaurs as meaningful, core characters anymore.The wonder and success of Steven Spielberg’s first entry in the franchise, 1993’s “Jurassic Park,” cannot be replicated.

A love letter to human curiosity, and a fantasy about what could have been, “Jurassic Park” wowed audiences with its practical effects created by Stan Winston and breathtaking stop-motion work by Phil Tippett.

The dinosaurs were brought to life with the aid of computer-generated imagery, rendered in a way that was both convincing and fantastical.

Spielberg and his crew pulled this off

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