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Terminator 3 - Rise of the Machines

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    Cheese Factor

    I loved the idea of this movie because eventually you knew where it would end up. When Terminator Salvation came out, it practically erased T3 altogether. The unfortunate thing about Rise Of The Machines is it barely seemed like a real Terminator movie. The acting felt flimsy and corny, the chemistry between Nick Stahl and Arnold Schwarzenegger was nil. Not that I dislike Nick Stahl in any way, he just wasn't the right fit to play John Connor. He didn't have the look or the conviction to commit to the character. Another sad point is that Linda Hamilton's pivotal character Sarah Connor was killed off prematurely. Only her name is uttered in the moive. Claire Danes didn't do too bad. The newest character, which happens to be female, a machine called the TX, only added to the fun. T1 and T2 felt dark and apocalyptic--you got a since that life as we knew it would come to an end. When T3 ended, I almost didn't care much, even though the ending was somewhat frightening. Over all I didn't mind watching Rise Of The Machines, it just felt more like a movie to pass the time until the next one was filmed. More like something you'd wanna watch on HBO or Showtime or something of that nature.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Choice Action Film

    Enjoyed the drama and action. The machines were something to be wary of. Wonderful special effects.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    T2 ended the franchise.

    James Cameron made the first two movies as only he can ending them in a satisfying manner. Although I can enjoy this movie as long as I try not to think about the inconsistencies it's still a pretender to the quality that comes from a Cameron movie. He also doesn't try to cheapen the franchise with multiple squeals past a reasonable point. The Alien squeals are a good example. Ridley Scott did a great job in the first installment but Cameron ended it with perhaps the greatest movie in this (SF) class. Remarkably detailed real looking sets, great action, and stunning special effects that still look good today. The others were trash in comparison.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    I like the actors more in T2

    I thought the actors T2 were better especially Edward Furlong he is much better than Nick Stahl as John Conner in T3. I also wish that Linda Hamilton didn't die of the disease of Lucemea like it said in the script. I thought that she did well in T2.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    It could have been better

    First, I was thinking that the movie was good, not fantastic but good. But after a second view my disapointement was obvious. Too short, too already seen before, too linear, and not enough surprising !

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    Posted June 14, 2010

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