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Topic - Michael Crichton
If you want to know how today's blockbusters came to be the way they are, few films will give you a better idea than "Jurassic Park."
A new, posthumous story of science gone wrong is coming in November from the late Michael Crichton, with help by Richard Preston.
Michael Crichton's works are beloved by millions of readers and viewers but despised by a small but noisy clutch of critics — largely because several of his novels ran afoul of criticism's Sensitivity Police.
As the late science novelist Michael Crichton said in a 2003 speech: "Let's be clear: The work of science has nothing whatever to do with consensus.
The big set pieces, especially a midfilm encounter with an angry T. rex, are paced with heart-stopping precision; Mr. Spielberg and screenwriters Michael Crichton (who also wrote the novel on which the film is based) and David Koepp dole out information just fast enough that the audience is always a half step behind — still processing the last scare when the next one hits.