As a fan of the original Terminator movie and it’s sequel (I admit, my interest waned after just the two) and with some dodgy reviews surfacing, I approached this movie rather cautiously. But I was really keen to see
Khaleesi Emilia Clarke and the two Aussie leads, Clarke and Courtney in action so I cleared my mind and settled in for the ride.
The story remains pretty much the same. The future is run by machines and John Connor (Clarke) sends his best mate/father Kyle Reese (Courtney) back to 1984 to save his mother Sarah. There are some very familiar aspects but as with all generational sequels, a lot has changed. I was never so into the Terminator series that I feel cheated, although judging by some reactions around me, it seems at just 20 minutes in, many already feel betrayed.
I wasn’t one of those people because the moment I saw Sarah Connor (Clarke) was even more of a bad ass than I recalled, I was hooked.
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