Originally Posted by Geoff D
Heh. After I saw Lance Henriksen's torso poking up out of the floor at the end of Aliens I could never un-see it, and I'm very glad it's gone. The stabilisation of the matte extension to the hangar bay was also most welcome. Cameron only corrected the most egregious flubs, leaving in things like the wires holding up the drop ship models.
There are a couple of things I'd LOVE to see fixed in Terminator. Better compositing would really help that cheesy blue-screen shot of the T-800 bearing down on the door at the machine factory. And there's no reason why the blatant wire that's pulling the petrol tanker along shouldn't be erased. Everything else is gravy.
Its nothing wrong correcting a flaw no one saw during their first time viewing. I took some viewing before I saw Bishops torso. So removing it just help us see it as it looked the first time.
Im not so sure about the blue screen shoot (I guess its actually a rear projection shoot) because thats how the movie looked the first time you saw it. But on the other hand if it makes a great movie even better, why not. But then we have the issue of Arnolds puppet that isnt seemless with the live action footage. So maybe its better to leave things alone before you make one change to much.