Authored "Ghostwalking the Titanic" article in National Geographic magazine.
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I think from the standpoint of the Hollywood mainstream, they got up one morning and opened the trades and went, 'What the hell is this movie that's number one this weekend?' And, by the way, it was number one the next weekend and the weekend after that. It dominated the Thanksgiving weekend against a couple of big pictures, like Dune
(1984), for example, and 2010
(1984), which were big studio ...
His practice of testing his directors of photography by darkening the film originated on Aliens
(1986). Cameron wanted to use a particular type of film stock, but cinematographer Dick Bush
ignored him and used a different type. The end result being that the footage shot ended up being unusably dark. After Bush was fired due to an unrelated incident and Adrian Biddle
took over, Cameron found some ...
His films tend to have scenes with elevators with something dangerous happening near or in them. In Aliens
(1986), Ripley goes up and down a cargo elevator several times, exiting the complex and then going backwhile loading weapons to get Newt and then leaving with the Queen Alien following. The Queen Alien rides the elevator to follow Ripley. In Terminator 2
(1991), Sara sees the T-800 for the ...