Todd Alcott







"I'm now beginning to understand your appreciation of the genius of Schwarzenegger's performance in Terminator 2." -- urbaniak, mid-way through Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines

Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines is the perfect expression of commerce trying, and failing, to overtake artistry. The makers of Terminator 3 felt that if they hit enough "Terminator-related plot points," presented in a new, interesting way and with a large enough budget, they would have another Terminator movie. But let's not delude ourselves: Terminator 3 is the work of skilled, talented professionals and Terminator 2 is the work of a great artist.

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Todd Alcott
My apologies for the recent lack of postings -- I am finishing up an assignment and have been dealing with two kids over the moon about the arrival of Halloween.

I have little of interest to report -- or perhaps, more accurately, I have little energy at the moment to report anything. However:



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Todd Alcott
25 October 2007 @ 05:28 am





The Terminator perfectly embodies two crucial truths about motion pictures:

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