Honolulu Star-Bulletin from Honolulu, Hawaii on July 3, 1991 · 23
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Star-Bulletin Wednesday, July 3. 1W1 B-J n TERb1If1AT0R: He's back and better than ever Continued from Page B-1 Sarah has been driven crackers by nightmares of the coming holocaust, the Judgment Day. Her doctor, naturally, has her committed. With a bang and a sizzle, two more terminators show up. One is an advanced model made of liquid metal that can imitate its surroundings this is more magic than science, but it makes for a stunning special effect. The good guy is the trusty Schwarzenegger-ian model. Though the situation is milked heavily, it doesn't run dry. The first "Terminator" took a chance in portraying Schwarzenegger as the villain. It's possible that he's the hero here because his new box-office clout demands it, but I doubt it. The point Cameron seems to be making is that weapons aren't evil in themselves, it's the purposes to which they're put that is troubling. Also, the bad terminator closely resembles the adult John Connor. What are we to make of that? Once John and Sarah are temporarily out of harm's way, the mission becomes a quest to scuttle the computer warfare program before it is invented. The new liquid-metal terminator can't be stopped. He can just be puddled long enough to escape for a while. That's the way the movie advances a spectacular action sequence followed by an introspective interlude, and then it starts all over. The relentless stalking contributes to the night-marishness of it. "Judgment Day" has a touch of sequel-sickness. It reprises the good stuff from the first film, .while making it also bigger in scope and more spectacular. This is one film that has jaded movie hounds sitting with their mouths agape, the action direction and special effects are that amazing. But in expanding the concept, it loses its tight focus, and it hasn't the personal, emotional impact of u' n v Ik " t I ' i CDDDDD HURRY! Limited! 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Roger Smith, executive president of Carolco the first Still, amid all the eyeball-busting mayhem, the movie is about ordinary people responding to an extraordinary situation. The toughest role goes to Linda Hamilton as Sarah Connor. Now muscled and gimlet-eyed, she is a woman warrior preparing for Armageddon. The doctors are convinced she's crazy, but we assume she's sane because we're privy to the truth of her visions. But as the movie goes on, something startling occurs, and it hap- 3 0. IT WORKS! STGGK to 1713 - 2XL - 3XL - 4XL LESS MO ALLOWMCE OOR RES. SUE PRICE LESS TRlDE-m KOW OXLY 1 i - ' - - ' 3 Expensive flicks The cost of producing Terminator 2: Judgment Day-Is expected to be In the $85 million to $1 04 million range. Here is a list of the 10 most expensive movies made in the U.S. prior to Terminator 2." Figures are in millions of dollars: 1. "Who Framed Roger Rabbit' 1988 $70 2. "Die Hard 2" 1990 $70 3. The Godfather, Part II" 1974 $65 4. Total Recall" 1990 $65 5. "Days of Thunder" 1990 $55 6lshtar" 1987 $55 7. "Superman" 1978 $55 8. "Superman II" 1 980 $54 9. "Adventures of Baron Munchausen" 1 989 $52 10. The Cotton Club" 1984 $51 Source: Academy ol Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences Library Pictures, the film's production company, denies the film cost anywhere near $100 million. He'll say only that it was "very expensive." Add to that an estimated $12 million to $14 million salary for Schwarzenegger, who said he did not receive a Gulfstream G-III jet, as rumored. John Cameron's fee for directing, producing and co-writing the sequel reportedly was more than $5 million. Will there be a "Terminator 3"? During the movie's grueling production, the running slogan among cast and crew was "Terminator 3, without me." But, Cameron says, "let's face it. If the film is a big success there may be some economic pressure to do it." Eens in increments of behavior on er part. Sarah Connor really is crazy. 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