When Rebecca Keegan interviewed me for her terrific Cameron book The Futurist: The Life and Films of James Cameron
, I made a point of what a feminist he is. From Sigourney Weaver in Aliens
to Linda Hamilton in Terminator 2
, Cameron paved the way
for such gun-toting action stars as Angelina Jolie. Cameron respects strong women: after all, he's been married to Hamilton, Gale Anne Hurd and Kathryn Bigelow--who will likely be competing with him for the best director Oscar.