Archives for Arnold Schwarzennegger

FROM THE STEREO TO YOUR SCREEN: Guns N’ Roses and TERMINATOR 2

Guns N’ Roses’ “You Could Be Mine” from Terminator 2: Judgment Day https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ze3xhgbyMqs When Terminator 2: Judgment Day came out in the summer of 1991, I did not see it in the theater. My mom dropped my brother and I off at the theater some afternoon, and while my brother saw T2, I went to see The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear, and then killed time at the comic shop down the street during the remaining hour between when my movie let out and his did. This is really strange, because I’d buy the novelization and try to collect
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From the Stereo to Your Screen: AC/DC and Last Action Hero

“Big Gun” by AC/DC from Last Action Hero Last Action Hero has received the occasional “why it’s actually good” revisit over the last few years – most notably in a 2013 AV Club piece – and honestly, the film does have its moments. One could argue that it heralded the eventual transformation of Arnold Schwarzenegger from top action star to less-than to political figure, given that the movie was supposed to be huge, and ended up losing something like $26 million. Hell, Last Action Hero bombed so hard, people were baffled at how good and successful the following year’s True Lies
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