Michael Crichton

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    June 4, 2009
  • Calendar

    November 8, 2007
  • Blogs

    September 12, 2007

    DCPA Getting a Jump on Things

    The Dallas Center for the Performing Arts isn't scheduled to open for another two years -- which isn't stopping folks there from announcing in two weeks what they're calling a "special pre-opening series." Says a media tease, the September 25 public event at the Meyerson Symphony Center will announc ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 26, 2007

    Dinos Amuck

    Welcome to Jurassic Park

  • Calendar

    March 16, 2006

    Flying Lies

    TDG kills our dream

  • Film

    November 27, 2003

    Time Out of Mind

    The epic sweep of Timeline is easily forgotten

  • Film

    March 20, 2003

    The King Is Dense

    There's more to Stephen King's Dreamcatcher than will fit in its confusing adaptation

  • Film

    July 19, 2001


    Jurassic Park III may put butts in seats, but after a few good chase scenes, it'll chap your hide

  • Film

    March 12, 1998

    High-order hackwork

    Altman uses his magic to distract us from the same old Grisham-isms in The Gingerbread Man

  • Film

    May 22, 1997

    Spielberg's Lost

    Director digs up more dinos to prove--maybe--he's still a little playful

  • News

    November 28, 1996

    Nothing But The Truth

    James Halperin's book The Truth Machine calls for a utopia where infallible lie detectors make us better people from the president on down. Is it science fiction or prophecy?

  • Music

    September 19, 1996

    Shiny, happy guys

    Lindsay and Gowan wander happy as a cloud

  • Film

    May 16, 1996

    And your little dog, too

    Putting the audience in harm's way gives Twister its punch

  • Film

    June 15, 1995

    Primate suspect

    Congo is the missing link between storytelling and special effects

  • Music

    May 25, 1995

    Plastic explosives

    Push the Tripping Daisy and make them come up

  • Film

    December 8, 1994

    Fly paper

    As a treatise on sexual harassment, Disclosure falls flat. But as entertainment, it's hard to resist