TERMINATOR: GENE-SYS

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Re: TERMINATOR: GENE-SYS

Postby so sorry on Mon Jul 06, 2015 2:34 pm

Nope.
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Re: TERMINATOR: GENE-SYS

Postby TheButcher on Mon Jul 06, 2015 5:13 pm

caruso_stalker217 wrote:So has anybody here actually seen this turd yet?

I did.
I liked it.
Old Man Arnold is great in this movie.

I like how each Terminator movie is basically a reboot.

I like big movies that don't really work.
Then I get to use my imagination to play What If?.
What if The Terminator was sent back to 1987 and to fight the Predator and Dutch's Expendables.

The section of the movie that takes place in 1984 is really cool.
The T-800 fight was cool.
Nu-Kyle and Sarah are ok.
I don't really like Planet of the Apes John Connor.

Time travel is a very tricky plot device to get right.
The movie really screws with the timelines.
Maybe the writers are setting up a multiverse.

It would be nice to see a Terminator go back in time and Terminate somebody.
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Re: TERMINATOR: GENE-SYS

Postby TheBaxter on Mon Jul 06, 2015 9:58 pm

TheButcher wrote:It would be nice to see a Terminator go back in time and Terminate somebody.


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Re: TERMINATOR: GENE-SYS

Postby Spandau Belly on Tue Jul 07, 2015 8:50 pm

TheButcher wrote:What if The Terminator was sent back to 1987 and to fight the Predator and Dutch's Expendables.


How about a PREDATOR movie set in the world after Skynet has won the war and there are no living people left, just robots?

Just shove a Predator in this...

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Re: TERMINATOR: GENE-SYS

Postby TheBaxter on Wed Jul 08, 2015 9:38 am

Spandau Belly wrote:
TheButcher wrote:What if The Terminator was sent back to 1987 and to fight the Predator and Dutch's Expendables.


How about a PREDATOR movie set in the world after Skynet has won the war and there are no living people left, just robots?

Just shove a Predator in this...



can we get some Aliens in there too. and maybe some Avatars as well? and then have them send a T-800 back to retrieve Leonardo Dicaprio's frozen body from the bottom of the Atlantic and send him thousands of years into the future where apes have taken over the planet?
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Re: TERMINATOR: GENE-SYS

Postby TheButcher on Sun Jun 19, 2016 9:56 am

Everything GREAT About Terminator Genisys!
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Re: TERMINATOR: RE-GENE-SYS

Postby TheButcher on Wed Mar 22, 2017 11:57 am

A Major ‘Terminator’ Franchise Announcement Is Coming in 2017, Says Skydance’s David Ellison
Ellison spoke briefly about the "bright future" of the 'Terminator' franchise.
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Re: TERMINATOR: GENE-SYS

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Re: TERMINATOR: GENE-SYS

Postby Wolfpack on Thu Mar 23, 2017 4:45 pm

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Re: TERMINATOR: RE-GENE-SYS

Postby TheButcher on Thu Mar 30, 2017 11:53 am

TheButcher wrote:COLLIDER MARCH 21, 2017:
A Major ‘Terminator’ Franchise Announcement Is Coming in 2017, Says Skydance’s David Ellison
Ellison spoke briefly about the "bright future" of the 'Terminator' franchise.


THR MARCH 30, 2017:
The Terminator Comes to Hollywood to Destroy Old Copyright Grants
From a mockumentary classic to an Oscar winning best picture, studios are fighting to hold onto properties from hungry authors.
Eriq Gardner wrote:In James Cameron's sci fi classic, The Terminator, a cyborg is sent back in time to assassinate. Something similar is playing out in Hollywood at the moment thanks to a mid-1970s change to copyright law that allows authors or their heirs to terminate a copyright grant. And like the film, there's resistance.

When Congress decided to extend the copyright term in 1976, it chose to recognize those who had created works at the early stage of their careers but handed their rights over without much bargaining power. By allowing authors to serve notices of termination to publishers or studios, those authors were allowed to enjoy the benefits of the latter stages of a copyright term. Authors just had to wait at least 35 years for another bite at the apple. As Arnold Schwarzenegger would say, "I'll be back."

The time is now for many authors, and what first created hassles in the music industry has slowly crept into the purview of filmmaking just as major studios are in the midst of reboot mania. Even The Terminator itself appears be the subject of a termination battle judging by an only partly-informed Deadline story reporting a "copyright reversion" 35 years after the release of the 1984 film. Sources close to Cameron refuse to discuss what's happening, citing ongoing negotiations.

Studios will, of course, fight back.



Deadline January 20, 2017:
He’s Back! James Cameron To Godfather ‘Terminator’ With ‘Deadpool’ Helmer Tim Miller
Mike Fleming Jr wrote:EXCLUSIVE: He’ll be back! James Cameron, who regains certain rights to his prized creation The Terminator in 2019, is godfathering a new iteration of the film that might finally get it right in drawing a close in the battle between humans and Skynet. Sources said that Cameron, whose copyright reversion happens 35 years after the release of the 1984 classic, is in early talks with Deadpool director and VFX wiz Tim Miller to direct a reboot and conclusion of one of cinema’s great science fiction tales.

David Ellison, whose Skydance co-financed Terminator Genisys, is bankrolling an exploratory effort that includes engaging some top-flight science fiction authors to find the movie creatively. Ellison still holds many Terminator rights, after his 2013 acquisition from sister and Annapurna principal Megan Ellison. She bought them in 2011 at Cannes for $20 million.

This is the latest development in an ongoing saga. Indeed, The Terminator might have endured the craziest road of any billion-dollar movie franchise, going back to when Cameron — who only had Piranha 2 under his belt as director — sold rights to his scripted project for $1 to producer Gale Anne Hurd, with the stipulation he could not be fired as director. The result was a 1984 sci-fi classic that launched his star and that of Arnold Schwarzenegger. Cameron came back and topped himself to write and direct he blockbuster Terminator 2: Judgment Day, but he washed his hands of the property after that. He mentioned to producers Mario Kassar and Andy Vajna his plans to buy the rights back from Carolco bankruptcy. They beat him to the punch, figuring he would still participate, but Cameron responded by walking away. He didn’t participate in the three films that followed, or the TV show The Sarah Connor Chronicles. The rights ended up with Pacificor, which paid $29.5 million, and Megan Ellison bought them after that company floundered.
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Re: TERMINATOR: GENE-SYS

Postby Peven on Thu Mar 30, 2017 2:01 pm

is there any way to salvage this franchise aside from putting it on the shelf for a couple decades before rebooting it? they really made a mess of it with the last two movies, screwing canon all to hell and watering down the identity of what made the first movie so visceral and engaging. just like Pitch Black, sometimes the best science fiction movies are the ones that are "small" and intimate, they draw the viewer in more because it is about the people in the story, not the technology, the tech stuff is just the back-drop.
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Re: TERMINATOR: GENE-SYS

Postby Cpt Kirks 2pay on Thu Mar 30, 2017 3:07 pm

Enough with these repetitive films already. It's like some gentleman painting over a Picasso with his own puke trying to replicate the original.

It's DONE. Move on. You movie makers are aware of a thing called a brain and it's creative capability of coming up with something new but just as good as the first Terminator films?
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Re: TERMINATOR: GENE-SYS

Postby TheBaxter on Thu Mar 30, 2017 4:24 pm

Peven wrote:is there any way to salvage this franchise aside from putting it on the shelf for a couple decades before rebooting it? they really made a mess of it with the last two movies, screwing canon all to hell and watering down the identity of what made the first movie so visceral and engaging. just like Pitch Black, sometimes the best science fiction movies are the ones that are "small" and intimate, they draw the viewer in more because it is about the people in the story, not the technology, the tech stuff is just the back-drop.


Cpt Kirks 2pay wrote:Enough with these repetitive films already. It's like some gentleman painting over a Picasso with his own puke trying to replicate the original.

It's DONE. Move on. You movie makers are aware of a thing called a brain and it's creative capability of coming up with something new but just as good as the first Terminator films?


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Re: TERMINATOR: GENE-SYS

Postby Ribbons on Thu Mar 30, 2017 5:31 pm

Peven wrote:is there any way to salvage this franchise aside from putting it on the shelf for a couple decades before rebooting it? they really made a mess of it with the last two movies, screwing canon all to hell and watering down the identity of what made the first movie so visceral and engaging. just like Pitch Black, sometimes the best science fiction movies are the ones that are "small" and intimate, they draw the viewer in more because it is about the people in the story, not the technology, the tech stuff is just the back-drop.


In my opinion they should just stop with the Terminator sequels altogether. This is one of what people sometimes refer to as a "franchise mirage." There were two popular action movies featuring a huge star in the '80s and early '90s, so now we have to keep remaking it endlessly, because that's just what you do, right?. But the story was finished, the loop was closed; it's time to move on. It's especially galling with The Terminator because they have to keep fixing the timeline and then fucking it up all over again. So yeah: Hollywood, no more of these movies plz.*

*of course I never would have imagined that a new series of Planet of the Apes movies could have come out of nowhere and kicked ass in the 2010s, so who the fuck knows. At the very least they should sit on it for awhile until they find a fresh perspective.
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Re: TERMINATOR: GENE-SYS

Postby TheButcher on Sun May 21, 2017 7:23 am

Arnold Schwarzenegger Will Reteam With James Cameron for the Next Terminator Movie
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Speaking to Screen in Cannes, [...] Schwarzenegger confirmed that he will star in a new Terminator film produced by James Cameron.

“It is back,” commented Schwarzenegger, who revealed that he had met Cameron recently and discussed the project. “It is moving forward. He [Cameron] has some good ideas of how to continue with the franchise,” the actor added, “I will be in the movie.”
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