The "Terminator"

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British Film Institute, Oct 27, 1996 - Performing Arts - 72 pages
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Made on a low budget, "The Terminator" was one of the most influential films of the 1980s. This text places the film in the context of exploitation films, and argues that it is compelling because it deals with the darker, more visceral pleasures of movie-going.

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About the author (1996)

Sean French writes a weekly column for the "New Statesman" and is the author of two novels and biographies of Patrick Hamilton and Brigitte Bardot. His last novel, "The Memory Game" (1997) is cowritten with Nicci Gerrard.

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