DIRECTOR: James Cameron
May Contain Spoilers!
101 years ago today, at approximately 2:20 am, The R.M.S. Titanic sunk with the loss of over 1,500 lives and was set become the most notorious maritime disaster in history. It was also to become a prolific subject for movie-makers almost from day one, with James Cameron’s 1997 epic, ranking as the most well-known, if not necessarily for all the right reasons. Cameron, who had made his name with the Tech Noir thriller The Terminator (1984) and Aliens (1986), was about to set sail in the choppy waters of making one of cinema history’s most expensive epics, with Heaven’s Gate (1980), the notorious flop which is wrongly held as the reason that United Artist’s fell in the early 1980’s, springing to mind.
But he pulled it off, delivering a fairy-tale romance set amongst the real and…
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