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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Ah the glory years of James Cameron. We explore just what made the original Terminator so great, including why you find yourself liking The Terminator more than the protagonists, how this role ... Read full review

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It's that time of year--October, when I want to curl up with a bunch of scary movies and/or scary books (like The Little Stranger or We Have Always Lived in the Castle) or, maybe the best-case ... Read full review


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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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