The Dinosaur Project
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Dinosaur Project is a team of explorers searching for a mythical creature. When their helicopter is brought down by a flock of enormous birds they discover strange creatures which civilization has thought extinct for millions of years!

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 31%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Director Sid Bennett is a CGI whizz and does a better job animating his dinosaurs (there are some terrific killer bat-like critters) than his actors."
‑ Cath Clarke, Time Out
"The CGI monsters are surprisingly convincing and children will identify with the intrepid 15-year-old lad who stows away on his dad's helicopter and turns up trumps by using his computer wizardry."
‑ Philip French, Observer [UK]
"Many people could learn from this film's achievements - and its mistakes."
‑ Christopher Tookey, Daily Mail [UK]
"The dinosaurs do the business, but they are let down badly by the human element."
‑ Adam Lee Davies, Little White Lies
"The found-footage hook is starting to feel pretty ancient, and the human drama is patchy at best, but Dinosaur Project is entertainingly silly."
‑ Josh Winning, Total Film
"It's British, it's kind of fun and, at barely 80 minutes, it doesn't outstay its welcome."
‑ David Aldridge, Radio Times
"The effects are realistic but the acting isn't and the storytelling drags."
‑ Henry Fitzherbert, Daily Express
"Too gory for my inner eight year-old, and my inner 12 year-old cringed throughout."
‑ Robbie Collin, Daily Telegraph
"The found-footage horror genre branches out into family-friendly territory with this modestly budgeted action-adventure thriller [in which the victims] are so sketchily characterised that you barely register their presence before they meet their demise."
‑ Jason Best, Movie Talk
"The Dinosaur Project, is exactly what you would expect from a found footage orientated, British film about dinosaurs... but that, unfortunately, is not a positive acknowledgement."
‑ Stefan Pape, HeyUGuys
"Reeks of a low budget and a poor script but has just enough charm to be worth a look - particularly if you have kids who like watching giant reptiles eating people."
‑ Jayne Nelson, SFX Magazine
"Rip-roaring fun ..."
‑ Nigel Andrews, Financial Times
"It's let down by a messy script, a certificate-friendly lack of gore, some pacing issues and some ropey acting by a couple of the adult cast members."
‑ Matthew Turner, ViewLondon
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