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Re: What do you hate about dino-docs?
Chris Harris wrote:
I consider the raptors in JP a cool movie monster rather >than an actual
The fact that these "movie monsters" were perceived as scientifically
accurate dinosaurs by the general public sounds like exactly what David
Norman was trying to warn us about 17 years ago. The image of dromaeosaurs
as creatures out of a horror film certainly sounds like his description of
the "forget science, just create a cool image" mentality to me, especially
when you consider how things like the "voice chamber" were just made up for
Again, we know the difference between Hollywood and reality, but the problem
is that the general public still considers dromaeosaurs to be the JP
monsters rather than what they really were.