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An exploration of how 1991’s Point Break and Terminator 2 are linked not only by their respective filmmakers, Kathryn Bigelow and James Cameron, but also seemingly by the canals, creeks & channels of the connecting Los Angeles River. This is a transcript of a video originally uploaded to YouTube on 13th July 2021 which can be found below:

Flowing southwards from the rocky Simi Hills and the Santa Susana Mountains, the LA River cuts through the city of Los Angeles for almost 50 miles before leaving land at Long Beach. Here is where it meets the Pacific Ocean. Smaller…


A look at Schwarzenegger’s 1993 mega-flop and the deeper ramifications one brilliantly crafted scene has on the way we see the rest of the film. This is a transcript of a video originally uploaded to YouTube on 29th October 2020 which can be found below:

It’s early 1993 and NASA are drawing up plans to launch an unmanned Conestoga 1620 rocket into low Earth orbit. The designers have decided to plaster across the fuselage a large logo for an upcoming Hollywood movie due to release that summer. The surname of the film’s top star is to be spelled out…

Chris Michael

Artist & researcher living & working in London, UK — https://chrismichael.xyz

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