Terminator 2 Movie Review
Movies / December 8, 2015

Terminator 2 – Judgment Day (Skynet Edition) [1991] [Blu-ray] Terminator 2 is a brill sequel to the 1984 Terminator movie. It was released in 1991 to huge commercial and critical success, easily surpassing the first movie in box office takings. The plot has Skynet sending an advanced T-1000 “liquid metal” terminator back in time to kill John Connor. The boy is destined to become the leader of the human resistance. As before the resistance is able to send back a protector for John. This time though it’s the same class of terminator played by Arnold Schwarzenegger that killed Johns father. Things have not gone well for the Connors since the events of the first movie. Sarah is in a mental institution after trying to blow up Cyberdyne Systems. A company she rightly believes covered up the existence of the first terminator in order to create new technology from the wrecked endoskeleton. Her young son now believing his mother is insane has been sent to live with foster parents. The T-1000 finds John almost at the same time as his less advanced T-800 protector. They narrowly escape from it after a lengthy chase. John decides to free Sarah Connor from the…

The Terminator Movie Review
Movies / November 30, 2015

The Terminator [DVD] The Terminator’s been out for a rather long time and I must have watched it countless times in the past. However I got a new 4k TV a few months ago and decided to watch it. I know the PS4 doesn’t upscale to 4K but that didn’t matter. My new TV gave the movie a new sense of depth and colour that you just wouldn’t expect from a movie made in 1984. The plot of the the movie is well known. Sarah Connor is a normal everyday young woman, waitressing to earn a living. Unknown to her she is also the soon to be mother of future human resistance leader John Connor. She is targeted by Skynet that sends a Terminator back in time to eliminate her. If she dies John Connor will never have been born and thus humanity will perish. Fortunately a lone soldier; Kyle Reese is sent back to protect her rescuing Sarah just in time from the clutches of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s character. The two find they are attracted to one another and share an intimate night that leads to Sarah becoming pregnant. The Terminator is relentlessly in its persuit of the pair and…