[Thisstorycontainsspoilersfor Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom ]
The bare heels that Claire Dearing carried by Bryce Dallas Howard throughout the 2015er Jurassic World brought out dozens of essays about it impractical and stupid – if not sexist – they were. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom – High heels in civilization and combat boots in the jungle – attract a lot of attention.
But this close view overlooks Claire, the park's former operations manager's veterinarian, is one of the most developed people in this franchise. Unlike many other characters, she adapts to her circumstances and learns from her mistakes.
The Jurassic Park films do not develop as much as the audience overall. They ask questions about the ethics of genetic engineering and our impact on the world, but the structure is always the same: characters behave stupidly, and dinosaurs run amok and do what they do best. It's a great spectacle that rewards anyone who has ever looked in awe at fossils and tried to fathom these beings on Earth.
Laura Dern's Ellie Sattler is the strongest female character in the series (except the dinosaurs). Ellie had barely any depth in Michael Crichton's bestselling book, but in 1
Everyone remembers how she scolds park owner John Hammond for his "sexism in survival situations", but the whole park is based on a sexist touch. All Genetically Modified Dinosaurs Are Female
"There is no illicit breeding in Jurassic Park," explains geneticist Henry Wu (BD Wong), who reappears in Jurassic World and Falling Kingdom inexplicably learn about the dangers of disorder with nature.
None of the female figures in The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997) or Jurassic Park III (2001) made as strong an impression as Claire's first in Jurassic World was seen in a pan from those annoying heels. She wore a white skirt and blouse with a blunt bob and beamed authority. Despite the criticism online, the heels made sense for someone who ran the place and met with sponsors on various exhibits.
Claire takes off her blouse – she has a purple tank top underneath – and her hair gets restless as the movie progresses, but she never takes off her shoes, even if they escape a T. Rex. Director Colin Trevorrow recently said Uproxx that he has been thinking a lot about pictures and messages since the release of this film because of the criticism. But he also pointed out that he respected Howard's decision regarding the character.
Howard said Cosmopolitan in 2015 that Claire experienced "the greatest transformation" in Jurassic World – and the heels were a part of it. "This character had to be poorly equipped to be in the jungle, she was someone who looked as if she belonged in a corporate environment for one reason because she was someone who was separate from the animals and was disconnected from that reality and separated from herself, "she said.
The real problem is not the heels, but the whole problem with which the first Jurassic World throws away Claire's way. Her sister (Judy Greer) urges her nephews (Ty Simpkins and Nick Robinson) to get her out of town during divorce proceedings and tells Claire that she will understand as soon as she has children. Her boss (Irrfan Khan), owner of the park, tells her to relax while showing his helicopter pilot skills. But who guides the place while he takes lessons? Even Chris Pratt's Dino Wrangler and his love interest Owen Grady, who collided with her on her first and only dates, comment on how she controls and makes hand gestures to enforce it.
Maybe these paragraphs were worn out of defiance.  "You do not have to be in men's clothing and homes to escape a T. Rex. That's what women can do," Howard said to Cosmo .
Nevertheless, Howard welcomed the comments on Claire, called them feminists, and remarked that "people see that there is less tolerance for nonsense, pointless, only functional female characters … We want the real world and the realities of the real world real world in movies we see and the audience tolerates nothing other than that. "
Jurassic World: Falling Kingdom Claire reintroduces her shoes first – black heels, a bit of personality old Claire (and maybe a joke at the review). This time she wears jeans and a trench coat, her longer hair tied back into a ponytail. 19659003] Three years after the events of the previous film, the corporation that owned the park paid millions of compensation to guests, and animal activists instigated Capitol Hill over the rights of dinosaurs. In a bad plan, the theme park was built on an island and in near a volcano that will erupt soon, which will kill the dinosaurs.
Claire works with a group that supports Congress to relocate the creatures. Meanwhile, Jeff Goldblums speaks to Dr. Ian Malcolm, the chaos theorist of the original film, against. "We've changed the course of natural history, it's a correction," he says. The congress refuses a rescue, but Claire finds an open ear in Benjamin Lockwood (James Cromwell), a longtime friend and business partner of Hammond. He provides his own team, trucks and other resources to bring eleven species to another island as a sanctuary.
Living these creatures in peace was "all John Hammond's dream," says Lockwood in a revisionist story. (In Jurassic Park Hammond made money by showing children mechanized rides in a flea circus, calling the dinosaurs "attractions" that the world had never seen before.)
Anyway, Claire looks up Owen, who had trained a group of female birds of prey and had a special relationship with Blue, one of those raised from a youngster. At this point, Claire and Owen have tried and failed in a relationship. (She ignores his taunts about dating and laughs heartily that he's thinking about her breakup.) She urges him to use his paternal feelings for Blue. "You are a better man than you think," she says.
Claire's persuasion works, and soon they are back in the jungle. She wears combat boots and cargo pants. As bright as ever, she types codes into long-sleeping computer systems and climbs through hatches, again practically with a pistol, and even helps Owen draw blood from a sedated T. Rex.
Of course, the move is not all it looks like. Lockwood's subordinate Eli Mills (Rafe Spall) wants to auction the dinosaurs for billions and turn some into weapons that can be controlled. Eli grins at Owen for not realizing that his Gee-Wiz miracle about training birds of prey might have a different use. He taunts Claire too. "They authorized the creation of Indominus Rex," the hybrid dinosaur of the previous film. "You have exploited a living thing for money, how is that different?"
Claire does not contradict, although Owen tells her not to take all the blame. "I showed them the way," he said.
In a movie about general character development – there is the surprise of a cloned person in the third act – Claire's efforts to make amends sound true. After approaching the creatures she once thought of in terms of focus groups and park visits, she feels responsible for her actions and life.
Late in the movie, faced with a situation that will kill the rescued dinosaurs, Claire's first instinct is to release her. Then she hesitates. Our world is not an island in itself. Maybe dinosaurs and humans should not live together. Maybe they are better off in the imagination.
It's a rare moment in these films when someone thinks of the consequences.