7 Reasons to Watch: The Terminator & Terminator 2
A new future, a Terminator rebirth. Find out the reasons to watch (or rewatch) this mindblowing action sci-fi film before Dark Fate hit theaters in October.
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1 BUILD A MASTERPIECE
This gem started as a James Cameron's nightmare of a robot emerging from the flames.
Welcome to Los Angeles 2049 and AI machines are exterminating what's left of humanity.
A group of survivors, led by a so-called John Connor, are resisting the last stand while the machines seek to destroy the origin of hope for humanity.
They send a Terminator to the past, with only a mission, to prevent the birth of John Connor.
Prepare to have your mind blown by this engaging story, a harmless movie that became the cult classic.
2 ACTION FLICK
But, Terminator is not just a standard action flick, Terminator created a genre.
Inspired by horror films and other genres, Terminator is the portrait of an unstoppable future.
With amazing practical and special effects, enjoy this visual candy.
Spectacular chases, realistic Terminator models and sequences that still hold up to this day.
Yes, the Terminator can beat some of the greatest blockbusters of the lastest years.
3 SARAH MF C-O-N-N-O-R
Ok, we got the perfect Terminator machinery with Mr. Arnold.
So, what about the powerless humans?
Well, enter the "normal" (and likable) Sarah.
In an era of superheroes and deus ex machina, we forgot how amazing characters are developed.
And that's why you will love Sarah Connor, the Big Mama of the Resistance.
Uncertain about her life and future, living a common life, suddenly her world is holi shaken by the arrival of a certain machine sent to exterminate her.
What's great is that you'll get to see the growth of Sarah from helpless to badass.
And, to be honest that's the kind of strong female characters we need to see.
Say Hello to one of the best.
4 DEUS EX TERMINATOR
Well, how about a scary story?
On how Terminator could give you a glance into our present (or future).
With all the debate around AI (aka Artificial Intelligence) and the advances on robotics and bio enhancing, a 1984 flick shows us the possibility of a dark future.
Tech + Human
Are we building our very own extermination?
Maybe not, but it's spooky...
5 CINEMA GENIUS
The Terminator didn't set the pace with just a novel story, James Cameron made a piece of art for the cinema.
With a mixture of stop motion, miniatures and camera puppets, Cameron was able to recreate his nightmare (Also, with a low budget).
Talk about good savings.
Mindblowing futuristic sequences, realistic makeup, and props for the Terminator Plus the outstanding Terminator theme by Brad Fiedel result in a polish movie.
6 BEAT THE SEQUEL
It's difficult to create one classic blockbuster, almost impossible a greater following.
And that became the second installment Terminator 2: Judgement Day, released in 1991.
Reprising the main roles and with the addition of the awesome young Connor plus one of the greatest villains of all time, the T-1000.
You better have this one store in your shelf of the greatest.
Up to date visuals, unique action scenes and expanding even further the legend of the Connor Legacy, prepare yourself for a masterclass.
7 NOT HASTA LA VISTA
In the end, carry the legacy across generations is a risky task.
And The Terminator Franchise have tried it with 5 films, a TV series and other forms of media.
With their wins and losses.
Is the sixth attempt the charm?
By the Deadpool's luck and the blessings from the trio Arnold – Linda – Cameron, it could be.
Time will tell (October actually) when Terminator: Dark Fate debuts in theaters.
In the meantime, you can enter the shoes (or take control) of Sarah Connor or the T-800 with one of the Top Upcoming Games of September, the unique Gears 5.
Or just, enjoy the latest trailer now.
Tell Us Below, Have You Seen The Terminator Masterpieces? Which One Is Your Favorite? 1 Or 2 (Psst…Or The Others)?
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