Interviewed in "Directors Close Up: Interviews with Directors Nominated for Best Film by the Directors Guild of America", ed. by Jeremy Kagan
, Scarecrow Press, 2006.
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There is this long, wonderful history of the human race written in blood. We have this tendency to just take what we want. And that's how we treat the natural world as well. There's this sense of we're here, we're big, we've got the guns, we've got the technology, therefore we're entitled to every damn thing on this planet. That's not how it works and we're going to find out the hard way if we ...
Was forced to settle a copyright lawsuit brought by Harlan Ellison
involving the movie The Terminator
(1984). Newer prints of the film acknowledge Ellison. Cameron thought he could win the suit, but was told by the studio that he would be made responsible for financial damages in case of a loss. Unable to take the financial risk, he begrudgingly agreed to the settlement..
Often includes sequences in which a video monitor is the perspective of the camera. For example, the T-800's viewpoint in infrared in The Terminator
(1984) and Terminator 2
(1991), the video log in Avatar
(2009), the helmet cameras in Aliens
(1986), Little Geek exploring the submarine in The Abyss
(1989), television newscasts in The Abyss
(1989), the surveilance cameras in True Lies
(1994), the ...