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'Jurassic World' Dinosaurs Not Impressive Enough For Experts! Steven Spielberg's Movie Reportedly Out-Of-Date

Mar 11, 2015 09:22 PM EDT | By Aurora Banks
world news, Jurassic World

Steven Spielberg's highly anticipated dinosaur-themed movie "Jurassic World" will hit theaters come June 12 this year.

And while fans are patiently waiting to see the ancient creatures come to life on the big screen, experts are reportedly not impressed by the movie's representation of the dinosaurs.

The National Geographic reported that paleontologist Thomas R. Holtz, Jr. of University of Maryland in College Park has openly expressed his disappointment in how Steven Spielberg's movie has portrayed the gigantic creatures that once ruled the Earth.

"Yes, we know 'it's only a movie but 'Jurassic Park' has a cachet that it borrows from science that is a lot different from 'Land of the Lost' or 'Godzilla.'" He explained.

In addition to the out-of-date dinosaurs the publication also mentioned that a number of experts agree that the plot is mostly a collection of clichéd story about the iconic creatures.

"The original movies brought the dinosaur research of the 1980s to 1990s viewers," Holtz explained. "And the latest one seems to bring the dinosaur research of the 1980s to the 2010s viewers."

Noting that the "Jurassic World" researchers should have done a better job in researching as scientists have already discovered updated information about the dinosaurs' appearance and behavior way before the film was shot.

The scientists reportedly noticed the velociraptors featured in the trailer. The creatures which should actually be called dromaesaurs are allegedly huge, far from the real thing, and its hand are also out-of-date.

"I'm just disappointed-as are many other scientists and researchers-that they've deliberately chosen to portray 'old school' dinosaurs designed to mimic those of the original Jurassic Park," says Darren Naish, a zoologist at the University of Southampton in the United Kingdom. "It's lazy and makes it look as if they wanted to stick to what they think is safe. Yawn."

A paleontologist from University of Southern California in Los Angeles named Michael Habib also mocked Steven Spielberg's "Jurassic World" plot, comparing it to a Frankenstein-like story where "crazy" scientist creates a monster that's about cause havoc.

"This is the old trope that scientists are ultimately lacking in any kind of restraint or basic judgment and need others to stop them from destroying the world," Michael Habib, a paleontologist from University of Southern California in Los Angeles explained.

Watch the dinosaurs of "Jurassic World" in the full trailer below:

"Jurassic World" will open in U.S. theaters on June 12 starring Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard together with Jake Johnson, Nick Robinson, Ty Simpkins, BD Wong and Irrfan Khan.

Vincent D'Onofrio, Judy Greer, Lauren Lapkus, Brian Tee, Andy Buckley, James DuMont, Courtney James Clark, Omar Sy and Katie McGrath are also included in the lineup.

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