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anyone seen this yet?
Still going to be shit compared to Terminator 2 so what's the point
looks mega shite house
why have they spelled it wrong too
just fucking annoying. pricks.
and quite worried about it negatively affecting the khaleesi brand tbqh
but the mrs vetoed it so she could sleep on the sofa instead. she's refusing to acknowledge any films after Terminator 2 as existing, despite never having seen any of them to actually make a proper judgement. makes sense.
I saw T3 and T4 and they were fucking dogshit so she's completely correct to adopt this position.
i mean it was miles worse than 1 or 2, don't get me wrong, but i've seen much worse films.
T4 looked atrocious though, no interest in ever watching that.
but it was so beige. Similar to the recent RoboCop remake where it's really a bad film it's just not a film anyone should waste time watching.
it wasn't beige it was gash
(not seen it)
corr lookattheeteethonthatrexcorrrrrrr (rubs legs furiously)
Much worse than the first two, marginally better than the last two. The plot is utter nonsense and ties itself in knots to get to the third act as you'd expect and despite a few decent action sequences it suffers from the effort to get a PG-12 / 12A certificate.
Main (only?) positive is Arnold Schwarzenegger reprising his role as the T-800.
where sci-fi/horror/action films had that glorious red (rated) '18' circle on the cover/poster. it was like a badge of quality.
-Arnie doing the face
-Arnie blowing stuff up
-Arnie saying I'll be back and then blowing stuff up
-Daenerys did a mostly good Linda Hamilton impression
-Matt Smith only being in it for about 2 mins but being better than everyone else (except Arnie, obv)
-Arnie fighting 80s Arnie
-Phil Collins cameo
-Arnie carrying a big bear
-Plot was a scribbled mess of utter balls
-Jai Courtney as Kyle Reese was terrible. Ruined that character, thanks a bunch mate
-Creepy kid voice on Genisys - enough of this type of shit please, felt a bit Red Queen/Resident Evil nonsense
-John Connor being a terminator thing
-Bit with the bus
-Not enough T-1000
I was half expecting Albert Wesker to turn up as a second T-3000.
Literally no clue what was going on 6/10
great film. Reviewers worldwide have proven themselves yet again to be unimaginative simpletons with no sense of fun whatsoever.
Conceptually/thematically, it's a lot more interesting than 3 and 4; smart development of the terminator techno-logic; excellent use of self-reference (in the form of reference to its own textual history) for narrative purposes, and not (just) cheap laughs; great thrills and explosions. It's bound to bring the dullards out in droves, complaining about plot holes and unrealistic this and that.
Best thing is that the title, which otherwise seems truly awful, makes complete sense in the context of the story.
Overall, wouldn't say it quite matches 1 and 2, but it's not far off the pace. Everyone who's posted in this thread will hate it. 8/10.
then you come on here and give this 8/10
I'm surprised you went to see it.
I wasn't planning to waste money on a cinema watch, I'll catch it on TV or Netflix or something when it appears there.
Are you saying it's radically different from the film the trailers and all the other reviews suggest? 27% on Rotten Tomatoes http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/terminator_genisys/ even the 'user score' from specially brain-dead types is only at 67%
what I would say is that (1) film trailers aren't films, and (2) evaluative criteria produce the film they supposedly review.
People already know the movie is shit, because they already know that "that kind" of movie is shit. When they eventually get round to watching it, they will find in it confirmation of that assessment.
Me, I favour a different kind of evaluative criteria — indeed, a set of criteria that are less about evaluation than reflective judgement. But it's late, and fidel might be around, so I'll have to come back to it some other time.
I lost track of what was going on about 30 minutes in, but still really enjoyed it. Some extremely daft set pieces, but infinitely better than Jurassic World which I saw the other day.
I'm sure there's a whole pile of plot holes with all the time travelling stuff, but it was too confusing to begin to spot where they were.
I had a better time watching this than Jurassic World - but that ain't saying much.
Here come some thoughts/questions which of course will be spoilerific:
* The 'who/why/how' in regards to Arnie being sent back to 1973 to look after Sarah - if they are setting up an explanation in any sequel, it's still pretty piss poor not to at least reveal something in a couple of lines of dialogue (unless I missed it - anyone?)
* I didn't see any T-1000s fighting the humans in 2029 which, upon reflection, is odd seeing as they'd be harder for the resistance to kill.
* How is it that Arnie, simply by falling into a vat of molten T-1000 liquid substance, suddenly upgrades to having that ability? Plus wasn't he 'terminated' as he drowned anyway?
* Isn't it funny how the all-powerful Skynet has to adhere to a countdown :-D
* Helicopters flying on their side?! loool
Also the smiling and the cheesy one liners were fairly amusing the first airing, but by the third/fourth I was going 'Jeez...' - you'd think most competent script writers could think of including other, slightly different, funnies regarding age and self-awareness...
Thought Emilia Clarke did a sterling job however, the Arnie-on-Arnie fight was fun, as was most of the T-1000 strand, and I thought the CGI John Connor was well done (except when he mostly resembled Ultron (in body) by the end). Props also to J K 'Optimus Prime' Simmons who is always good value.