Dinotopia: Utopia or Dystopia?

Once upon a time a talented painter, James Gurney, created a paradise where humans and intelligent dinosaurs lived together in peace.  Dinotopia: A Land Apart from Time and Dinotopia: The World Beneath became best-sellers and thus, attracted the attention of media moguls Robert Halmi Jr. and Robert Halmi Sr.  They produced an $80 million mini-series released in 2002, followed by a TV series.  Family-friendly, and fun.


June 16, 2013.  Amazon.co.uk sent an email announcement about Dinotopia’s DVD re-release with this image:


Here’s the box art, as presented at Amazon:


Dinotopia — or Dino-dystopia?