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June 10, 2022
The enduring, collective love for “Jurassic Park” is immensely hard to explain. Steven Spielberg's 1993 film implanted itself into our cultural consciousness as a kind of platonic ideal of a blockbuster. And it wasn't just the 10-year-olds having a formative experience at the movie theater. Most everyone, it seems, including those who were adults at the time and those who wouldn't be born for another decade or more, has a story about just how much that movie means to them. It doesn't even matter how many times you watch it, or how much better special effects get: “Jurassic Park” never tarnishes, it just remains perfectly preserved in amber.
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