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Arguably the finest movie of its kind, Terminator 2: Judgment Day captured Arnold Schwarzenegger at the very apex of his Hollywood celebrity and James Cameron at the peak of his perfectionist directorial powers. Nothing the star did subsequently measured up to his iconic performance here, spouting legendary catchphrases and wielding weaponry with unparalleled cool; and while the director had an even bigger hit with the bloated and sentimental Titanic, few followers of his career would deny that Cameron's true forte has always been sci-fi action. With an incomparably bigger budget than its 1984 precursor, T2 essentially reworks the original scenario with envelope-stretching special effects and simply more, more, more of everything. Yet, for all its scale, T2 remains at heart a classic sci-fi tale: robots running amok, time travel paradoxes and dystopian future worlds are recurrent genre themes, which are here simply revitalised by Cameron's glorious celebration of the mechanistic. From the V-twin roar of a Harley Fat Boy to the metal-crunching Steel Mill finale, the director's fascination with machines is this movie's strongest motif: it's no coincidence that the character with whom the audience identifies most strongly is a robot. Now that impressive but unengaging CGI effects have come to over-dominate sci-fi movies (think of The Phantom Menace), T2's pivotal blending of extraordinary live-action stuntwork and FX looks more and more like it will never be equalled. --Mark Walker--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
I wish the music videos the the songs were with it this movie is awesome get itPublished 1 month ago by david kodba
I really enjoyed watching the Terminator again on this set. The quality of the picture was greatly improved over the original DVD.Published 3 months ago by Steve in Ottawa
Terminator 2: Judgement Day – Skynet Edition  [Blu-ray] [UK Release] THE ULTIMATE HIGH DEF TERMINATOR EXPERIENCE! Read morePublished 7 months ago by Andrew C. Miller
Back in the days when Bluray was lauched the new thing was BD-Live. So All the special features were downloadable on this movie (3 Gb worth), but unfortunately today in 2014 the... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Jonathan Coulombe