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  • ‘Terminator’ traps Yelchin in sci-fi Shoah

    By Adam Wills

    May 22, 2009 | 7:52 pm

    If you’re a Monty Python fan, you know that nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition. But if you’re a Jewish “Terminator” fan, you know to expect a Shoah reference at some point – from the nuclear holocaust of Judgment Day (part of Skynet’s Final Solution) to the...

  • Q&A with producer Jeff Silver: ‘Making fewer films is good’

    By Danielle Berrin

    November 26, 2008 | 5:58 pm

    Jeff Silver, 53, has produced more than 30 feature films, including "300," "Training Day" and his latest and biggest project, "Terminator Salvation," the fourth installment in the sci-fi franchise, this episode starring Christian Bale. We caught up with him at the 101 Coffee Shop in...
  • Mostow Terminates Fans’ ‘T3’ Fears

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    June 26, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    With the relentlessness of a Terminator pursuing its victim, the fan hounded Jonathan Mostow at a convention. "You aren't the original director of the 'Terminator' movies," he said. "Are you going to ruin [the franchise]?"

    It's a question observers have posed, albeit more politely,...

  • The ‘Jewish’ Side of Linda Hamilton

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    May 16, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Linda Hamilton, the buff action star, is studying Yiddish-language tapes.

    The image is startling for anyone who remembers her as Sarah Connor, the all-American waitress-turned-warrior in James Cameron's "Terminator" flicks. It's even more startling when you consider that the Yiddish...