Terminator 2: Appetite For Destruction

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With Teminator Genisys due out soon, here’s a look back at Creator James Cameron’s legacy, and the tipping point for, as it puts it, the soulless spectacle of CGI driven films that have followed. Although Cameron uses technology with intelligence and restraint in the film, have other film-makers been so judicious? And is he to blame for the drive to push 3D?

“We haven’t really pushed the boundaries of CG because that’s really driven by projects, and if you don’t have a project in the door to drive it, you’re not going to do all the R&D necessary,”┬áCameron enthuses. The video essay asks, “Is James Cameron…Cyberdyne?”

(This video essay first appeared via Indiewire)

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