A cyborg is sent from the future on a deadly mission. He has to kill Sarah Connor, a young woman whose life will have a great significance in years to come. Sarah has only one protector – Kyle Reese – also sent from the future. The Terminator uses his exceptional intelligence and strength to find Sarah, but is there any way to stop the seemingly indestructible cyborg? —IMDb
The top-tiered action director of his generation, as well as one of the most allegedly demanding and difficult, James Cameron reshaped 1980s and ‘90s Hollywood with a string of lucrative multimillion-dollar films remarkable for their marriage of technical wizardry and human sentiment. Cameron’s 1997 blockbuster Titanic exemplified this union of elements, as one of the highest grossing motion pictures in the history of the medium. It also netted its director a dazzling array of international awards, including the 1997 Oscars for Best Picture and Best Director.
The son of an electrical engineer, Cameron was born in Kapuskasing, Ontario, Canada, on August 16, 1954. He was fascinated with movies from a young age and would later cite Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey as an early influence. Thanks to his father’s job, Cameron and his family moved to southern California in 1971, and the director studied physics at California State University. Following his graduation, Cameron, who… read more
This is weird. I must have seen this about a dozen times and loved it on each viewing, but after about a 6 year period without seeing it, it just doesn't work for me anymore. It feels really stupid for the majority of the film and the acting is even worse than I remember. Some of the dialogue is just ridiculous and I just felt drained right from the minute at how bad it really is. I'm not entirely sure what it was that I loved on the numerous viewings of it that I had prior to last night but I just flat out hated it and I might even hate the sequel as well now. Bad experience.