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Jurassic Park

Paul Bullock

Abstract

‘Constellations: Jurassic Park’ explores how Steven Spielberg used the film to investigate several key themes that have been important to him across his career. These themes are: nature and humankind’s relationship with it, the importance of cinematic fantasy and how it shapes our view of the world, and the impact of toxic masculinity on both men and women. The book also looks at how Spielberg blends genres across his career as a whole and Jurassic Park specifically. This is particularly true of the science fiction and horror genres, which are used in Jurassic Park to create a film that is bot ... More

Keywords: Steven Spielberg, Jurassic Park, Horror, Science Fiction, Nature, Eco-Science Fiction, Masculinity, Cinema

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781800348325
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: September 2021 DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781800348325.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Paul Bullock, author