Article, "Terminator's Real Daddy," Published in "The Guardian," 17 November 2006.
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(When asked how did he come up with the story for Avatar
(2009)) Well, my inspiration is every single science fiction book I read as a kid. And a few that weren't science fiction. The Edgar Rice Burroughs
books, H. Rider Haggard
- the manly, jungle adventure writers. I wanted to do an old fashioned jungle adventure, just set it on another planet, and play by those rules.
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 ...
He often uses dates from the month of August as dates in his films (August is the month of his birthday). For instance, Judgment Day in the Terminator films is said to be August 29th. Also, the last date of Jake's video log entry in "Avatar" is August 21st.