Watching "The Terminator" Officially A Cultural, Historic and Aesthetic Experience

By Stephen Cass | December 30, 2008 6:09 pm

Screenshot from The Terminator trailerSciFi Wire bring us the news that The Terminator, the founding entry in one of the most successful and influential science-fiction franchises ever, has been added to the U.S. Library of Congress’s National Film Registry, which preserves movies deemed to be particularly noteworthy in the national archives. As well as the script and iconic performance by Schwarzenegger, the Library’s citation also singled out the synthesizer-based soundtrack for praise.

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Comments (1)

  1. Egaeus

    Funny, I recently watched it with little memory of the original movie, and found myself laughing at the ridiculous soundtrack. Well that, and the stop-motion animation terminator.

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