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Terminator: Dark Fate 11-01-19

Discussion in 'Movies' started by Tony J Case, Jan 20, 2016.

  1. Adam Lenhardt

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    It's amazing how the liquid metal CG looks worse than the 1991 liquid metal CG.

    I'm guessing that something happened to John Connor, and now Natalia Reyes's character is the mother for humanity's new messiah.
     
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    I think this looks like it could be decent, and I’ll definitely go see it in the theater (unlike Genesys).
     
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    The CG guy looked bad and computer game quality when he is jumping in the air.
     
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    We're still six months out, so I'm thinking all the FX are not yet final.
     
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    I rewatched Genisys last night and I didn’t hate it.

    I think the premise is great and the first 50 minutes (in the future and then in 1984) are pretty good. But once it gets to the “present day” portion with them trying to stop a computer program from being released, it ends up feeling very conventional and very “been there, done that” in terms of familiar sci-fi tropes. I appreciated that they were willing to throw out so much of the canon to strike out in a new direction. I just wish that new direction had been better navigated. Jai Courtney is still miscast but not as bad as I remember. And I still like Arnie in these movies. It’s a forgettable film but perhaps not the crime against humanity it was initially received as.
     
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    Sarah Connor.
     
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    Always difficult to remain neutral about a movie when one is such a massive fan of the original.
    I was 13 when it came out and my dad took me to the theatre. I was just enthralled with it. Such a great memory.
    I had a friend in high school that was also a huge fan and we would try and stump each other with trivia from the move. Funny how much I still recall. The badge number of the cop that reports Kyle and Sarah speeding away? 1L-19. Name of the gun store the Terminator steals his guns from? The Alamo. Casting? Stanzi Stokes. etc. etc.
    I don't recall how many times I watched it, but it is by far the most of any movie I have seen. Must be well over 50 times.
    Yes, T2 was a generational leap in movie making and was amazing. I still prefer the first for its raw, gritty action and the invention of the "tech noir" genre (also the name of the club that gets shot up in the first movie...more trivia).
    I have watched all of the films and TV shows since and always found something of interest in them. None have come close to the first two and I don't expect much of this new one. I will watch this new film and who knows, maybe I will be surprised.
     
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    Is Sarah Connors a rightly or lefty? If she’s a righty, it would be easier to draw the pistol from the left holster. But the photo wouldn’t be as good.

    Yes, I am ready to see this film.
     
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    I don’t want to re-read the entire thread. The very first post says all movies after the first two are ignored. Of course that version was called off? Do we know the basic plot premise of this movie. I could live with a re-boot started after Judgement Day.
     
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    That's still the plan. They are disregarding everything after T2 and the new film is more of a direct sequel to T2. Here's an article where Cameron himself gives a sense of it:
    http://www.darkhorizons.com/james-cameron-explains-new-terminator-tone/
     
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    Why not let this storied franchise fade away with a modicum of its dignity intact. There are already too many disjointed incarnations out there and the principals [even Linda] are far past their primes.
     
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    Every time I see the trailer, I don't get excited. It's nice to see Linda Hamilton and Arnie at it again since they are from the original...and Furlong back was a surprise. I'm just not sure about this after three less than great sequels. Thankfully, all that stuff is being jettisoned, but still.
     
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    First of all, those sequels had no involvement from Cameron and this version is ignoring them. Maybe they’ll create a good trilogy with this version.
     
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    I know. But sometimes the stink can't be taken out of the new product. We'll see.
     
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    All they have to do is make a good movie, and everyone will say “what took you so long?”
     
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