Anatomy of a Scene: Jurassic Park's T-Rex Introduction

The goat establishes that we're back in the paddockThe goat establishes that we're back in the paddock, while also sneakily priming us for the much more shocking shot later, when the goat will be gone.

We don't see it until about an hour into the movie, but the Tyrannosaurus rex in Spielberg's Jurassic Park — and the scene that builds up to its violent arrival — is the best in the film, the 3D version of which hits theaters on Friday. We break down the suspenseful introduction — the screaming children, the running lawyer and that goddamned flashlight — of the film's lumbering monster. By Voice Film Club.

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