Filmmaker, Director, Producer, Screenwriter, Inventor, Engineer, Philanthropist and deep-sea explorer, James Cameron is man with multitude of talents. Born in Canada, Cameron quit his trucking job to set his career in Film Industry. Post which he worked on low-budget science fiction films as a self-taught designer and visual effects artist. In 1978, Cameron made his first film, a short science-fiction called Xenogenesis. As an explorer, Cameron has always been fascinated by both outer and inner space which he successfully brought to life through his movies. Prior to his filming expeditions, James has been developing viable architectures for the human exploration of Mars and has been involved with a number of robotic space exploration projects as an engineer.
But the explorations were not the end, until Cameron started his directing career becoming one of the most critically acclaimed film makers of our times. He has not only made hundreds of films but has rather outnumbered the industry with few of his masterstrokes which brought him golden achievements. Let us look through few of his movies which had brought glory to his career and has been an inspiration to all the other filmmakers of the industry.
Cameron’s career skyrocketed with the movie – Terminator. The film that gave us an iconic movie character Terminator and had made Arnold one of the greatest action stars and giving him the symbolic superhero ensemble. Being a box-office hit, The Terminator eventually earned over $78 million worldwide.
The Shining star of Cameron’s career, the saga of love beyond finite boundaries – Titanic brought Three Oscars to James in 1998 for the Best Picture, Best Director and Best Film Editing. The intense romantic story filmed on a cruise touches the emotions of millions of viewers with a breathe-taking record of 343.6 million worldwide and sloshed more money into the coffers of Europe’s lucrative cruise industry.
James surely made it a point to extend his fascinations to the entire world through his creation – Avatar.
Avatar is one epic science fiction film that redefined the visual aspects of cinema and set a new benchmark with the revolutionary use of technology. With Sam Worthington and Zoe Saldana in the leading roles, this movie is a compelling tale that featured a heartwarming story of love, set against strife for freedom. A cinematic marvel! That will always remain one of the most ambitious films ever made in the history of film making business. It grossed $760.5 million along with nominations for James Cameron in The Academy Awards in 2009 for the categories of Best Motion Picture of the Year, Best Achievement in Directing and Best Achievement in Film Editing.
Avatar indeed set a milestone in James’ career with its incredible international success leaving an impact and an ever lasting impression on all of us.
Do not miss this amazing film Avatar this Republic Day at 1pm and 9pm.
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