King Terminator is a mashup film juxtaposing amateur video footage of the Rodney King police beating of March 3rd, 1991 along with footage from Terminator 2: Judgment Day released shortly thereafter on July 3rd, 1991. In the Director's commentary for T2, James Cameron states that the location for the Corral Bar scene in which Arnold's T101 character gets his biker wardrobe was shot right across the street from where Rodney King was beaten by the LAPD. Fact is often stranger than fiction, and this mashup film brings together two unlikely media spectacles to see how their juxtaposition can re-frame audience's understanding of how violence and social unrest are produced as entertainment in Los Angeles.

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