Amid the reign of selective sequels in recent years, few could have expected Jurassic World to revitalize interest in the Jurassic Park franchise so heartily. Certainly, the original incarnation permeated its share of culture with endless merchandising tie-in, but did you know we almost got a “mature” Jurassic Park animated series, before Spielberg permanently caged the project? We even have the concept art to prove it.
As embarrassing as it might be for someone with my job to admit it, I've never read Tintin, the classic comic series by Belgian artist Hergé. It's always been described to me not only as a masterpiece, but as exactly the kind of genre-busting all-ages adventure story that I love, but it's just been one of those gaps in my comics knowledge that I've never gotten around to filling. In that
Empire's first images of Steven Spielberg's motion capture animated The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn featured shots of its titular hero (Jamie Bell), his dog Snowy and his pal Captain Haddock (Andy Serkis) but it wasn't until yesterday that a few of Herge's other creations popped up online. Filmofilia now features screens featuring the Thompson Twins (Simon Pegg and Nick Frost), Professor Calculus and a fell
Lucasfilm's celebrated action/adventure hero, Indiana Jones, the forerunner of popular characters such as Lara Croft, will be making a triumphant return in 2008 with the yet-to-be-titled fourth installment of the Indiana Jones film series. Starring Harrison Ford and directed by Steven Spielberg, the film is slat