Tag Archives: The Terminator

The 10 Best Character Entrances of All-Time

If you’ve spent any time on YouTube at all, you know people are desperate for subscribers.  The last 10-30 seconds of almost any YouTube video are a needy cry for help from whatever channel you’re watching, but if you’re a movie fan, and you want consistently awesome and inventive lists, you need to subscribe to CineFix.  They turn out random Top….Whatever lists on a regular basis and they’ve come up with some great ones.  This particular one highlights the best character introductions; the first time you see a character onscreen and know they will dominate the film and fill your mind with catchphrases for years to come.  I liked this idea so much, I will not actually watch their video until after I publish this post because I made my own top 10 list below based off the same idea.  So if they copy my ideas, it’s certainly not my fault. Continue reading The 10 Best Character Entrances of All-Time

My Favorite Scene: The Terminator (1984) “I’ll Be Back”

As the fifth film in The Terminator franchise looms as the next summer blockbuster, it’s time to run back through the previous installments for the best scenes.  1984’s original Terminator cemented Arnold Schwarzenegger as the premiere action star for over a decade and began a mythology that changed cinematic science fiction forever.  That being said, there’s a lot of the film that has not aged well.  The film contains some painfully dated practical effects, and that could relegate the film to corny to a series newcomer, but when the T-800 tracks Sarah Connor to an LAPD Station, you realize the terrifying singular destructive capability of these killing machines, not to mention you get one of the most quoted lines in film history.

The Terminator, Arnold Schwarzenegger

Terminator 5 Has a Release Date

Terminator, Terminators, T5, James Cameron

Alan Taylor (Thor The Dark World, Game of Thrones was recently announced as the director for the fifth installment in the Terminator franchise.  Paramount has now set a release date for the film, well, tweaked the original release date.  It was supposed to be released on June 26th, 2015, but is now set to hit the big screen a week later on July 1st, 2015.

This will be the first of a new trilogy of films that Arnold Schwarzenegger is attached to star in. The movie is currently being co-written by LaetaKalorgridis (Avatar, Shutter Island) and Patrick Lussier (Drive Angry).  For a spoilerly look at what the current rumors on the plot of the new trilogy are click here.