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Re: What do you hate about dino-docs?
All too true. What about the teeth in the Pteranodon?! Who's idea was that?
But, when it comes down to it. Jurassic Park did more to popularize
dinosaurs than any other previous attempt
before it and until something huge like that happens again people will
always relate what they see to the first "living
dinosaur" they ever saw - which were the Jurassic Park dinosaurs.
Jamie Stearns wrote:
Chris Harris wrote:
I consider the raptors in JP a cool movie monster rather >than an
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 JP3.
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.