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Terminator Salvation

Postby Seraphan » Fri Jan 02, 2009 3:57 pm

http://terminatorsalvation.warnerbros.com/
Or search on youtube.

I got mixed fealings for this one, the apocaliptic war has always been a part of the terminator movies that interested me.
I liked the trailer though, but that's as far as i'll go.
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Postby Omphalos » Fri Jan 02, 2009 5:57 pm

If only McG werent involved in this one.
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Postby Seraphan » Sun Jan 04, 2009 8:25 am

Omphalos wrote:If only McG werent involved in this one.

That's my fear, he doesnt seem the kind of director thats cut out for this kind of movie.
Story wise i sincerely hope they dont pull a KJA on this one.
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Re: Terminator Salvation

Postby GamePlayer » Thu May 21, 2009 12:42 pm

A bunch of reviews are coming in for Terminator Salvation. Looks like it's gonna be crap.

currently 51% on Metacritic

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Re: Terminator Salvation

Postby Liege-Killer » Thu May 21, 2009 2:27 pm

GamePlayer wrote:A bunch of reviews are coming in for Terminator Salvation. Looks like it's gonna be crap.

currently 51% on Metacritic

:(


Liked this one:

Terminator Salvation has no brains and no soul; it's just a mass of stiff, creaking metal joints. Clearly, the machines have won.


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Re: Terminator Salvation

Postby SandChigger » Thu May 21, 2009 5:36 pm

Anyone else tired of the Terminator franchise? :D

(Hmm ... just when I was thinking this might be a fun/action/turn-brain-off thingie. LIke the new Star Trek. :P )
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Re: Terminator Salvation

Postby Ampoliros » Thu May 21, 2009 5:41 pm

I saw it last night, it wasn't that bad. I'll give it 3 stars for not being as crap as T3.

The ending is shit, its essentially the same ending as they had leaked but Connor doesn't die, he just gets the heart of the Death-row inmate turned terminator, turned good-guy. Oh, I'm sorry, thats supposed to be a spoiler. Don't worry you wont care.

Terminator should not be a summer blockbuster. While the action was decent, the plot left a lot of questions asked but unanswered. Apparently, some humans are collaborating with Skynet, but we won't tell you outright, we'll just hint at it.

With this new envisioning, I'm imagining the end for the series will come with the resistance realizing that John Connor is the whole reason for this future, and John will send a terminator back to kill his own self.

Rather large plothole: The resistance leadership is planning a large attack to win the war and destroy Skynet. the attack gets delayed, but Connor blows the hell out of the Skynet tower when they get away. surprisingly, it doesn't completely kill Skynet's world-wide network. Oh, and apparently Skynet is sooo incompetent in killing humans it doesn't nuke their airfields. Thats right, the resistance is holed up in old military bases.

McG did a decent enough job with cinematography and editing, but I don't think the movie will earn him any praises. I hate him on principle, just for using a name that dumb. If I had to work with him I'd refer to him as CeeGee or The director formerly known as Ego.
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Re: Terminator Salvation

Postby SandChigger » Thu May 21, 2009 7:10 pm

:lol: Sweet.

So ... Skynet is Omnius? Basically a super-intelligent AI that makes really stupid mistakes.

Are we ABSOLUTELY SURE that KJA wasn't involved with this? :P
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Re: Terminator Salvation

Postby Ampoliros » Thu May 21, 2009 8:25 pm

no, like i said, it was still a decent flick
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Re: Terminator Salvation

Postby GamePlayer » Thu May 21, 2009 9:40 pm

I hold the Terminator films to a high standard given T1/T2 and I'm not feeling the lightning strike with this fourth installment. I disliked T3, I dislike McG and this film is not taking my money. At best, I'd use the ole free passes to see it, but I'm not even feeling the need to waste the few free passes I have left on T4.
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Re: Terminator Salvation

Postby The Phantom » Fri May 22, 2009 6:28 am

GamePlayer wrote:I hold the Terminator films to a high standard given T1/T2 and I'm not feeling the lightning strike with this fourth installment. I disliked T3, I dislike McG and this film is not taking my money. At best, I'd use the ole free passes to see it, but I'm not even feeling the need to waste the few free passes I have left on T4.


i've yet to see it, but these reviews are disheartening :(
especially after i just did a terminator marathon this week to prep myself for the new one
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Re: Terminator Salvation

Postby GamePlayer » Fri May 22, 2009 8:05 am

We should get drunk, go see it, yell at the screen every time it sucks (which should see us constantly yelling) and get kicked out. It would make the experience of going to T4 that much more enjoyable :)

After this week is over and I've had my fun trashing this film on every message board to which I belong, I'm probably going to re-watch T1/T2 to remind myself why Terminator fucking rocks :)

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Re: Terminator Salvation

Postby Freakzilla » Fri May 22, 2009 8:20 am

Me and my best friend faked a fight and got thrown out of Ghandi. :clap:
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Re: Terminator Salvation

Postby The Phantom » Fri May 22, 2009 8:26 am

GamePlayer wrote:We should get drunk, go see it, yell at the screen every time it sucks (which should see us constantly yelling) and get kicked out. It would make the experience of going to T4 that much more enjoyable :)

After this week is over and I've had my fun trashing this film on every message board to which I belong, I'm probably going to re-watch T1/T2 to remind myself why Terminator fucking rocks :)

Movies like Terminator Salvation is the reason internet file sharing was invented.


lol QFT... i'll see a trailer for something that doesnt look worth paying for and say "that's why the internet was invented folks"
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Re: Terminator Salvation

Postby SandChigger » Fri May 22, 2009 10:13 am

Freakzilla wrote:Me and my best friend faked a fight and got thrown out of Ghandi. :clap:

My personal opinion of you just shot up way, way up again.

Which in this case really worries me. :P
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Re: Terminator Salvation

Postby Omphalos » Fri May 22, 2009 10:51 am

Freakzilla wrote:Me and my best friend faked a fight and got thrown out of Ghandi. :clap:


Did each of you argue loudly about dispute between the Indians and the British first, then come to fake blows?
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Re: Terminator Salvation

Postby Rakis » Fri May 22, 2009 9:28 pm

Omphalos wrote:
Freakzilla wrote:Me and my best friend faked a fight and got thrown out of Ghandi. :clap:


Did each of you argue loudly about dispute between the Indians and the British first, then come to fake blows?


They argued about who's the coolest : The Dalai Lama or Ghandi... :)
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Re: Terminator Salvation

Postby Freakzilla » Tue May 26, 2009 7:50 am

This was a long time ago (1982?) but I think we started the fight with an argument about violence being wrong. :wink:
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Re: Terminator Salvation

Postby Rakis » Tue May 26, 2009 11:29 am

Freakzilla wrote:This was a long time ago (1982?) but I think we started the fight with an argument about violence being wrong. :wink:


But of course... :)
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