Tag: Michael Biehn

Twice Upon a Terminator (Terminator 2: Judgement Day, 1991)

After the Terminator, James Cameron proved it was not a fluke with the sequel to Alien, Aliens, and the Abyss.  Cameron determined his idea for a sequel to the Terminator was a technical possibility. Picking up ten years after the first film, we find… Continue Reading “Twice Upon a Terminator (Terminator 2: Judgement Day, 1991)”

A Wrench In Time (The Terminator, 1984)

In 1984, James Cameron was a genre vet, but not quite the guy we think of.  He had no mega-hits…yet. Cameron came up out of the Corman school and made his names with technical and special effects….especially stretching the low budget effects. His one… Continue Reading “A Wrench In Time (The Terminator, 1984)”

In Their Prime (Tombstone, 1993)

Wyatt Earp arrives with his wife Mattie in the town of Tombstone during the silver boom.  He meets with his brothers Virgil and Morgan and their wives.  Shortly after taking over work in the local saloon running the poker table, his friend Doc Holliday… Continue Reading “In Their Prime (Tombstone, 1993)”

The Hunter or the Hunted? Pt 2 (Aliens, 1986)

About seven years after Alien, hotshot director James Cameron brought the franchise roaring back to life.  Rather than make a generic sequel, Cameron made a bold choice.  The first film was a haunted house movie, Cameron opted to make a war movie. Ripley is… Continue Reading “The Hunter or the Hunted? Pt 2 (Aliens, 1986)”

The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea Part3 (The Abyss, 1989)

Before Terminator 2, James Cameron made the Abyss.  As with almost every film he makes, he introduced revolutionary technology.  Without the Abyss (and it’s now simple “Water Tentacle”, we may not have seen any of the other revolutions in digital effects that followed). But… Continue Reading “The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea Part3 (The Abyss, 1989)”