Dinosaurs Arrive in Vermont, 68 Million Years Late

Colin Trevorrow, Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard on the set of Jurassic World - COURTESY OF NBCUNIVERSAL

Seven Days has a great article on Jurassic World:

The fossil records of nearby states such as Massachusetts and Connecticut indicate that dinosaurs terrorized those lands long before drunken Bruins fans ever did. Though prehistoric creatures once dwelled in the tropical sea that became Lake Champlain, no dinosaurs ever stomped around the Green Mountains. Until now.

Jurassic World, the long-delayed third sequel to the 1993 film Jurassic Park, will have an unusual premiere in Burlington two days before its national release. The film, directed by Burlingtonian Colin Trevorrow, is the main attraction of a fundraising event for the Vermont International Film Foundation. Though the bread and butter of VTIFF is screening “small,” independent and foreign films that do not receive widespread theatrical release, the local connection to this $150 million summer blockbuster was a perfect opportunity to raise money for and awareness of the organization.

Read the rest of the article here.