Spielberg’s Jurassic Park ushered in a new era of filmmaking and changed our view of dinosaurs. How does it hold up after 30 years?
Toss aside those high heels: how Jurassic World’s Claire Dearing lights a path for women in action films
Travis Holland, Charles Sturt University and Lisa Watt, Charles Sturt University The Jurassic Park and Jurassic World series of films have long featured iconic female characters. Laura Dern’s Dr Ellie Sattler from the 1993 original has been lauded as “a female heroine unlike any other”. Julianne Moore’s Dr Sarah Harding from 1997’s The Lost World…
Which version of Sarah Harding do you like best? Here are your options: Option A: The Sarah Harding who survives being thrown from a boat on the open ocean, makes her way alone across a dinosaur-infested island, who understands the danger of kidnapping a baby Tyrannosaurus rex, who chases down a velociraptor on a motorbike while…