It's summer 1991, and married directors James Cameron and Kathryn Bigelow have films coming out within weeks of each other.
His is Terminator 2: JudgmentDay, the feverishly anticipated follow-up to his 1984 sci-fi classic. Hers is Point Break, a largely unheralded actioner starring a post-Ghost Patrick Swayze and Bill & Ted's Keanu Reeves.
“It's interesting to see if we can stay married after the grosses come in,” Cameron joked in an interview.
But before the year is out, the couple are divorced. And while T2 is a global box-office smash, Point Break is derided by the critics and opens to only moderate business...