Tag: James Cameron

Piranha 2: Shades of The Abyss and James Cameron Archetypes

Piranha 2: Shades of The Abyss and James Cameron Archetypes

September 12, 2018 | By

Look – It’s an unnecessarily detailed review of James Cameron’s official directorial debut, PIRANHA 2: THE SPAWNING (1981), new on Blu from Shout.

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BR: Piranha 2 – The Spawning (1981)

BR: Piranha 2 – The Spawning (1981)

September 12, 2018 | By

The differing versions of Piranha 2 are almost as fascinating as the making of James Cameron’s first feature as director, and Shout’s new Blu-ray rights a lot of wrongs for a sequel that’s almost as fun of the 1978 original…

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BR: Shocking Dark / Terminator 2 / Terminator 2: Shocking Dark (1989)

BR: Shocking Dark / Terminator 2 / Terminator 2: Shocking Dark (1989)

June 13, 2018 | By

As Shocking Dark’s screenwriters testify with amusing reticence in Severin’s newly recorded interview, the film was borne out of the producer’s request to make an Aliens knock-off, and be as close to James Cameron’s 1986 original plus integrate a bit of The Terminator (1984)…

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4CDs: Titanic – Collector’s Anniversary Edition (2012)

4CDs: Titanic – Collector’s Anniversary Edition (2012)

April 13, 2012 | By

Return to: Home / Soundtrack  Reviews / T to U . Rating: Excellent Label: Sony Classical/ Released: March 26, 2012 Tracks & Album Length:  4 CDs: 57 tracks / (4 hrs 5 mins.) . Special Notes: n/a. . Composer: James Horner . . Review: Not unlike Maurice Jarre’s “Lara’s Theme” from Doctor Zhivago (1965), James Horner’s love […]

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Deep, Deep, Down

Deep, Deep, Down

June 8, 2011 | By

Film review of the pretty but horribly written underwater cave drama Sanctum (Universal), aka ‘The Descent without monsters,’ now out on Blu-ray with Nullarbor Deeaming, the rare 1989 documentary that inspired this James Cameron-produced film…

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BR: Sanctum (2010)

BR: Sanctum (2010)

June 8, 2011 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / S . Film: Good/ DVD Transfer: Excellent/ DVD Extras: Excellent Label: Universal/ Region: A / Released: June 7, 2011 Genre: Action / Drama / Underwater Caving Synopsis: Members of an underwater cave expedition must find another escape route after their only point of entry caves in during a […]

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