Jul 2, 2021Liked by John Birmingham

That article was such a great read. The thing I found interesting is that they talk about how T2 set the zeitgeist for the big popcorn movies that followed and how none of them have managed to match what T2 started, and then talk about how important the story in T2 was. Cameron used CGI incredibly sparingly in T2, and crafted an incredibly emotional story. And it seems that so many of the creators of the popcorn movies that followed it got those two things around the wrong way, and have been sparing on the story and instead crafted massive amounts of CGI to cover it. That's why T2 is T2 30 years later, and so many of its imitators have sunk without trace.

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