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at what point did you think 'oh crap, its not good'


The opening T2 recap and CG deage Linda/Arnie/death of John was awesome imo so was fully on board for it being the 'real T3' (good to see Eddie get whacked! and its not like we hadn't heard about/seen the death of John before so no big sin really in the mythos)

Then the focus on Grace, Rev, Dani and family... ok the action is pretty hard core so its all good so far..

Sarah turns up and saves them.. awesome..pretty cool..

Then I think after it goes off the boil.. I just do not care about those damn Grace and Dani characters!.. but the Legion twist was pretty interesting

Arnold turns up and he's like a human?! Well it least it puts an interesting spin on it..i guess? but hes the one been sending texts to Sarah all along because he feels guilty? and she been killing Terminators?! WTF?

Then all the plane action with Arnold fighting the T1000 type and its like 'man I seen all this CGI plane action stuff already in FastFurious,Mummy etc and Arnie as a good T800 vs a T1000 type 3 times before already..'

So maybe had the plot gone elsewhere after Sarah turns up.. like instead of the reformed toxic T800/Carl sending texts to Sarah we find that its still out there laying in wait and gets reactivated and Sarah has to deal with a bad Arnold T800 in addition to Rev9.. see where that goes – leading to a far darker path than the usual they take on Skynet and win/save the future ( maybe something where by the time loop being unavoidable so in order for humanity to have a chance they have to change the future back to skynet over Legion wiping out humanity..and a conclusion similar to the previous T3?)

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sending texts

wow, that is embarrassing script writing

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"at what point did you think 'oh crap, its not good'"
When I watched the first teaser...

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This.

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I think I predicted it. Haven't seen it yet.

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The opening T2 recap (...) was awesome imo so was fully on board for it being the 'real T3'


ditto. then came the scene with the endoskeletons walking out of the sea and i was like "umm...ok, the cgi is not very good".
the de-aging scene was ok again (technically). but after that the movie kept going downhill.
exposition? movie on autopilot.
first big action sequence (highway chase)? confusing over the top action, horribly shot and edited.
middle part? dragging.
final act? again, confusing over the top action, this time even worse, because in the dark.

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Oh yeh the WW2 beach battle was bit 'wtf' for me too.. like I get they didn't want to repeat the traditional nuclear battle fields instead going for a Saving Private Reese thing and had the old terminator tech but it was a BIG mistake not doing a new epic take on the T1/2 ethereal blu night nuclear battle fields with purple plasma fire (which we hadn't even seen since T2 as the T3 CG T800s scene felt like it was from a video game or SyFy movie, and although the time chamber set of TG was pretty cool the bright pink laser battle in the Twin Pine Mall parking lot with CG transforminator wasn't very good)

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At what point did you think this sucks in T:G? For me it was in the garage house when bad John says "Join me" - "What if we don't?" - "Then you will die". Laziest writing I've seen.

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When they killed off John Connor, so right away.

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Ditto. Completely defeated the purpose of the first two films.

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Alien 3 all over again. They never learn, don't they?

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>at what point did you think 'oh crap, its not good'

When it was announced and went into pre-production.

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It really didn't hit me until after Comic Con last summer and the leaks started.

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"at what point did you think 'oh crap, its not good'"

first poster


http://www.scifimoviepage.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/another-terminator-crop.jpg

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