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Menahem Golan, film producing icon, dead at 85

Big and brash films characterized his style
He produced "Terminator 2"
He's survived by his wife and three children

"Golan-Globus ..." To this critic who grew up in the eighties in France in a decade when "La Boum" and "Un homme et une femme" where big, the hyphenated combo held the promise of cinematic thrills and brash entertainment: high stakes cop-vs-bad guys intrigues, meatheads in military gear knocking doors down and car chases aplenty. This was Hollywood at its best, making money without the obscenely ... more >