How McG, the director of summer blockbuster Terminator Salvation, went from a master of music videos and guilty-pleasure TV to become a powerhouse in Tinseltown--and how the director plans to transition from talent to media titan.
Like John Connor, the Terminator franchise should have died several times. But the success of The Terminator and Terminator 2: Judgment Day gave it a place in pop-culture history.
Do you remember seeing your first Terminator movie, and getting that creepy, itchy, uncomfortable feeling at the thought of a piece of autonomous intelligent machinery killing humans with electronic efficiency?
Could Google be SkyNet? In a word: Yes. In fact, in some ways, Google is even smarter. Don't believe it? Lets take a look at the tale of the tape.
After getting his start making music videos, McG has built an increasingly diversified -- and bountiful -- revenue engine.
From Sam Worthington being turned into a Terminator prototype, to the construction of Hunter/Killer Tanks, here is a look at how Legacy Effects made the robots of 'Terminator Salvation.'
Last week we published detailed images revealing the making of the latest line of Terminators, the water-based Hydrobots. Today we have a collection of photographs of another Terminator Salvation star: the T600.
The visual effects master Stan Winston died last year while working on his final film, Terminator Salvation. But like the most evolved of creative geniuses, he left behind a succession plan.
We live in an age where you can get a mechanical heart or drugs that regulate your brain. Director McG aims to move the Terminator franchise beyond pure spectacle by asking deeper questions about what makes us human.