james cameron on 2001 a space odyssey

James Cameron has been in the internet’s hot seat lately for saying a lot of dumb, polarizing things. But this one may take the cake.

Cameron was asked about his cinematic influences that helped him shape his decades-long career as one of the sci-fi greats — one of which was understandably Stanley Kubrick’s seminal 2001: A Space Odyssey. But Cameron apparently loves nothing more than the taste of his feet, because his latest quote is a classic foot-in-the-mouth move from the Titanic and Avatar director.

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Star Wars The Last Jedi Problems

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, a video essay explores what “went wrong” with Rian Johnson trying to revolutionize the Star Wars saga with The Last Jedi. Plus, director James Cameron answers a bunch of sci-fi related questions from Twitter, and the cast of Avengers: Infinity War tries to guess the Avenger from a drawing of the heroes completed by children. Read More »

James Cameron Marvel

The real Infinity War isn’t between the Avengers and Thanos – it’s between MCU head honcho Kevin Feige and James Cameron. The two cinematic titans are engaged in bloody, brutal feud that will result in death! Oh wait, I’m sorry, that’s not accurate at all. Instead, James Cameron made a comment about “Avenger fatigue”, and now Kevin Feige has responded.

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James Cameron's Avengers Fatigue

By the time Avatar 2 hits theaters, the first of four sequels in the sci-fi franchise from director James Cameron, 11 years will have passed since the first film hit theaters. The landscape of the blockbuster film has shifted considerably, especially when it comes to blockbusters. The Marvel Cinematic Universe continues to be a game changer, and when the first Avatar debuted it had only just begun. But Cameron has been paying attention, and he hopes audiences will start to get tired of The Avengers soon. Read More »

Avatar Sequels Compared to The Godfather

James Cameron is currently busy in production on the four planned Avatar sequels that will start hitting theaters in December of 2020. But he had enough spare time to take part in a new documentary series called AMC Visionaries: James Cameron’s Story of Science Fiction, coming to AMC on April 30. Cameron sat down with some press to discuss the series, but of course the conversation turned to progress on the Avatar sequels, and the filmmaker made quite the bold comparison.

Without getting too specific, Cameron calls the forthcoming Avatar sequels a “generational family saga” akin to The Godfather trilogy. Find out what the director had to say below. Read More »

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Tim Miller‘s Terminator sequel has found its new Terminator: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. actor Gabriel Luna. The new Terminator sequel is due out in 2019, with original Terminator director James Cameron back to produce. More on the new Terminator sequel casting below.

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The Terminator will be back…eventually. The next entry in the ever-changing Terminator franchise was set to hit theaters on July 26, 2019, but Paramount has now pushed the film back to fall of 2019. More on the new Terminator sequel release date below.

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Remember Terminator Genisys? The Terminator sequel no one liked? Well, there were originally plans for a direct sequel to that 2015 film – plans that have since been abandoned. Those plans involved a story focused on the cyborg version of John Connor (Jason Clarke). Keep reading to hear all about the abandoned Terminator Genisys sequel.

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It may not happen every day, but it’s not uncommon for the same actor to play multiple roles in a single movie. But how often have we seen the lead actor in a film also play an extra in the same film? That’s far more rare, but according to Rosa Salazar, the Alita: Battle Angel star who’s headlining Robert Rodriguez‘s adaptation of the acclaimed Japanese manga, we’re going to see it happen when she plays dual roles later this year. Read More »

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The untitled Terminator sequel has just added a fresh face to its cast.

Mackenzie Davis is in negotiations to join the cast of the Terminator sequel/reboot, which will see the return of franchise stalwarts Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton. The Terminator Mackenzie Davis casting poses an intriguing possibility about what direction the latest Terminator movie will go in.

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