Before there was Avatar; before there was The Matrix; before there was The Phantom Menace, there was Jurassic Park. The 1993 Steven Spielberg film was a landmark in computer animation and was the #1 film of 1993. It spawned two lesser sequels, The Lost World: Jurassic Park and Jurassic Park III, and an entire themed area at Universal Studios' Islands of Adventure. Spielberg confirmed last year that a fourth Jurassic Park film is in development and, although he won't direct, he plans to be heavily involved. Next year marks the Jurassic Park's 20th anniversary and following the 3D re-releases of The Lion King, Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, and Titanic, the dinosaurs of Jurassic Park will appear even closer in 3D on July 19th, 2013, little more than two weeks after the release of Spielberg's sci-fi thriller Robopacalypse.
Many folks have already begun the moaning and groaning on Twitter, saying that Spielberg is making as big a mistake as taking out the guns in E.T. (which he has already apologized for) and all of Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. I doubt Spielberg and Universal would do anything to mess up Jurassic Park by adding in things. When Spielberg changed E.T., he was listening to parents' groups. When Spielberg made Crystal Skull, he was appeasing his best friend George Lucas. He's not going to do anything wrong to Jurassic Park. Are you ready to return to Jurassic Park or is Spielberg wielding 3D "like a kid who's found his father's gun?"