THUNDERBIRDS ARE GO
1966, Park Circus/ITV, 93 min, USA, Dir: David Lane

Gerry and Sylvia Anderson's hit TV series "Thunderbirds Are Go!" virtually defined the Mod/Sci-Fi look with its sleek silver space-craft and cheeky dialogue ("That's F-A-B!"). This was the first of two stunning THUNDERBIRDS features shot in "SuperMarionation CinemaScope."


TERMINATOR 3: RISE OF THE MACHINES
2003, Warner Bros., 109 min, USA, Dir: Jonathan Mostow

Female terminator Kristanna Loken arrives from the future to try to kill young John Connor (Nick Stahl) once and for all - but she's going to have to fight off Arnold Schwarzenegger's T-101 to get to him. Taking over the reins of the franchise from James Cameron, director Jonathan Mostow creates a slam-bang entertainment filled with non-stop action and dazzling special effects by Stan Winston.


THE TERMINATOR
1984, Park Circus/MGM, 108 min, USA, Dir: James Cameron

"I’ll be back," growls metal-machine Arnold Schwarzenegger - and James Cameron’s career kicked into overdrive with this story of a cyborg killer from the future tracking down human prey Linda Hamilton. Shot on a very lean budget of $6.5 million, with excellent F/X by Stan Winston and Fantasy II, THE TERMINATOR is pulp sci-fi at its very best. "I don’t think we were trying to set the world on fire ... I just came up with a way of juxtaposing futuristic elements with a kind of everyday reality." - Cameron.


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