Next to The Terminator, probably Arnold's best action flick! Arnold is a "meek" businessman with a quiet family, who is secretly one of the top CIA agents around. This is a fun movie all around with a super evil main villian, a gorgeous villianess (Tia Carrera), a funny and likeable sidekick (Tom Arnold steals the movie) and the quiet housewife (Jaime Lee Curtis) who craves a life with more "excitement."
Many memorable scenes and super action. The movie succeeds well when it tries to be funny. There are also some touching family moments. This movie has something for everybody!
How talented is James Cameron? Lets put it this way. He made a movie where Tom Arnold has major screen time and is entertaining to watch. That takes talent. I don't hate Tom Arnold like other people but Cameron made him entertaining. True Lies is often looked at as Cameron's worst film for it's none too political tones in making the Arabs filthy stinking irredeemable villians, it's misogynistic treatment of Jamie Lee Curtis and even … more
True Lies is a great movie, though it has its problems. The main one being Arny's trick to his wife to test her trust. Besides that True Lies has some terrific action and set the bar during its time. A good one to test the system on.
I first got on this blog to discuss my first passion which is books. Since I have gotten on I find that books are only a piece of this blog and I can discuss just about anything that comes to mind. It … more
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