the terminator

Uncovering Curiosities: Billy O’Brien’s SCINTILLA

Scintilla (also known as The Hybrid) shows once again that you don’t need a mega budget to deliver a captivating science fiction feature. Writer/director Billy O’Brien’s film may not break new ground in a narrative sense, but it works as a [...]

October 29, 2020

Uncovering Curiosities: Richard Stanley’s HARDWARE

It’s hard to believe that Richard Stanley’s Hardware is celebrating its 25th anniversary. This science fiction horror marked Stanley’s directorial debut and it showed him to be a unique voice in the world of genre filmmaking.  Stanley was on [...]

October 16, 2020

Notebook Reviews: THE TERMINATOR

James Cameron – 1984 The Terminator is tight, taut and tense. James Cameron‘s low budget actioner is near perfect. The 1984 scf-fi thriller marked the first collaboration between the director and Arnold Schwarzenegger and the duo have [...]

October 14, 2020

Uncovering Curiosities: Caradog W. James’ THE MACHINE

Low budget science fiction films are able to play with bigger themes than their larger budget counterparts. They don’t have to worry about appealing to a mass audience in order to recoup their cost, meaning that they can play a little fast and [...]

August 31, 2020

They’re Back! TERMINATOR: DARK FATE Images

It’s no secret that the Terminator franchise hasn’t lived up to the first two James Cameron films. This has happened for a multitude of reasons (the main one being the lack of Cameron’s involvement) and at this point it’s [...]

April 6, 2019

Behind The Scenes Of TERMINATOR 2: JUDGMENT DAY

Terminator 2: Judgment Day was a transformative event for Movies In Focus. James Cameron’s epic was a powerful experience and I’m glad to have seen it on the big screen way back in the summer of 1991. The film hits blu-ray on 4 December [...]

November 16, 2017

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