Every year or so somebody new tries his hand on filming Mary Shelley Wollstoncraft's Frankenstein or the new Prometheus, but non have yet managed to duplicate the elegance of Universal’s unique take on the topic. This one iconic moment with Boris Karloff in the role forever associated with his name offers us a look into the soul of the 'monster' that tells us all about his longing for acceptance from his maker.
In Jurassic Park III this Pterosaur gives us the classic bullying-cop stare: “Move along there’s nothing for you to see here!” it seems to want to tell us, and after watching the movie we can only whole-heartedly agree with him, there really was nothing to see.
"When someone doesn't show up, the people who wait sometimes tell stories about what might have happened and come to half believe the desertion, the abduction, the accident. Worry is a way to pretend that you have knowledge or control over what you don't--and it surprises me, even in myself, how much we prefer ugly scenarios to the pure unknown. Perhaps fantasy is what you fill up maps with rather than saying that they too contain the unknown."— Rebecca Solnit