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Watch: 'Terminator Genisys' Parody Trailer Explores The Many Paradoxes Of The Franchise

17 December 2014 11:51 AM, PST | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

He always said he’d be back, and the one thing the Terminator’s not is a liar. On July 1, 2015, Arnold Schwarzenegger returns in “Terminator Genisys” (um… no, that’s not a typo on our end). This latest installment in the James Cameron-launched franchise places us in 2029, where John Connor (played by Jason Clarke) is leading the resistance against the machines that have taken over the planet. When John learns of a new SkyNet plan to attack him in both the past and the future, he concocts a plot of his own to use terminators in both the past and the future to defeat the… You know what? We could try to explain how it all works, but this glorious parody trailer (via Live for Films) does it so much better while diving into the oddities and paradoxes of the series. And in case you have any doubts while/after watching, »

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Alien Rising Launches an Attack on Earth January 20th, 2015 through DVD

17 December 2014 11:29 AM, PST | 28 Days Later Analysis | See recent 28 Days Later Analysis news »

Tagline: "They are here. They are real." In 2011, Alien Rising was just finishing post-production. Since 2011, the film has been completed and released through Video-on-demand (Dec. 2nd, 2014). Now, the film is getting set to release on DVD on January 20th, 2015 and the official artwork and trailer have been released for this sci-fi thriller. Alien Rising stars Lance Henriksen (The Terminator), Brian Krause ("Charmed"), John Savage (The Deer Hunter) and Amy Hathaway. Release details for the film are hosted here. The film begins, where all films should begin, under a volcano. Here, a rogue colonel is creating an army of robotic soldiers. As well, Colonel Cencula (Henriksen) is conducting illicit research, which could lead to everyone's destruction. The film's DVD artwork shows one of those experiments. A creature looms on the left hand side, in red. Meanwhile, Cencula looks to have plans for Earth, which lies below. All of the b-movie madness »

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See Robert Patrick become Terminator 2's T-1000 again on Conan

15 December 2014 4:24 PM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Robert Patrick has once again proven why Terminator 2: Judgment Day's T-1000 is one of the most frightening movie characters of all-time.

The actor reflected on his audition for the 1991 James Cameron movie on Conan, and regaled the audience with the tale of how his intense expression first frightened the director.

It seemed only natural for Conan O'Brien to ask Patrick to re-create the fateful expression that won him the role of the T-1000.

"It's been 25 years," Patrick initially complained, before adding: "That's a lot to ask for! Well, I guess I can do it for you."

After directing the cameraman to film his face "nice and tight", Patrick let loose with his most intimidating T-1000 glare.

"You've still got it," fellow guest Rebecca Romijn declared.

Terminator Genisys: Arnold Schwarzenegger is back in first trailer

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Terminator Genisys: 10 Iconic Moments It Must Revisit

15 December 2014 5:03 AM, PST | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

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Jurassic World, Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Terminator Genisys have a few things in common: they’re all additional entries in hugely successful and established franchises; all three are scheduled for release in 2015; and they all recently debuted trailers that were met with varying degrees of enthusiasm.

The Force Awakens was the undisputed king of the teaser wars, prompting a global media blitz of coverage and an overwhelmingly positive reception. Nostalgic glimpses of Stormtroopers, Tie fighters and the Millennium Falcon fought for screen space with new weaponry, unfamiliar droids and fresh faces, suggesting that J.J. Abrams may have found the right balance between homage and innovation.

The Jurassic World trailer was also generally well received, although some concerns have been raised over hokey dialogue, unfinished CGI and the hybrid dinosaur story choice that could sink or save Colin Trevorrow’s dinosaur adventure. Nevertheless, the prospect of »

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Martin Campbell to Direct Sebastian X

14 December 2014 9:02 AM, PST | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

Martin Campbell, the director behind films such as Casino Royale and Green Lantern, is set to direct another big screen comic book adaptation. It’s an indie title called Sebastian X, and the project is set up at Voltage Pictures and Valhalla Motion Pictures

The graphic novel was released in 2005 and created by writer Michelangelo La Neve (Song’e Napule) and drawn by Stuart Immonen. The screenplay for the film will be written by Bill Marsilii (Deja Vu).

The story follows an elite cop who, “after a near-fatal injury, is implanted with the memories of the world’s most notorious terrorist — Sebastian X — in order to infiltrate his group before their next attack.”

Terminator, Aliens, and The Walking Dead Producer Gale Anne Hurd is also set to produce Sebastian X alongside Oscar winner Nicolas Chartier (The Hurt Locker) and Craig J. Flores, along with original publishers Pierre Spengler and Fabrice Giger of Humanoids. »

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Exclusive: Stills From New Sci-Fi Project, The Sector, Reveal Dystopian World

11 December 2014 10:35 AM, PST | ShockYa | See recent ShockYa news »

The post-apocalyptic genre has been a staple in sci-fi for decades, and Josh Ridgway is contributing to the thought-provoking genre with his new film, “The Sector.” The film stars Richard Tyson (“Black Hawk Down”), Lance Henriksen (“Aliens,” “The Terminator”), John Wesley Shipp (1990-91 series “The Flash,” CW’s “The Flash” ), Vernon Wells (“Commando, “Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior”), Clarence Gilyard, Jr. (“Top Gun,” “Die Hard,” “Walker, Texas Ranger”) and Matthew Tompkins (“Machete,” “Longmire,” “Friday Night Lights”), and follows a bounty hunter living in a dystopian world who is simply trying to catch some outlaws. His mission reveals a conspiracy that reveals shocking truths about his own existence. Ridgway stated  [ Read More ]

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Digital Audience Ratings: ‘Terminator’ to the Top, ‘Black or White’ Makes Clear Debut

11 December 2014 9:00 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Each week Variety publishes ListenFirst Digital Audience Ratings (Dar) – Film, a measurement of fan engagement across all the major digital platforms as it relates to film (see the TV version here). Provided by ListenFirst Media, Dar – Film measures what entertainment content is resonating most across Facebook, Google+, Instagram, Tumblr, Twitter, YouTube and Wikipedia combined. For more on the methodology behind Dar, scroll to the bottom of the article.

Digital Audience Ratings (Dar) – Film Weekly Top 5 Wednesday Dec 3, 2014 – Tuesday Dec 9, 2014 Rank Last Week Film Rating(000) 1 – Terminator: Genisys 19,705 2 - Black or White 3,847 3 1 Jurassic World 3,793 4 - The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies 2,924 5 - The Interview 2,572 -

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Trending Wednesday Dec 3, 2014 – Tuesday Dec 9, 2014 Film Rating(000) % Change Black or White 3,847 +385,361% Terminator: Genisys 19,705 +130,856% San Andreas 473 +5,183%

 

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Arnold Schwarzenegger terminated other top-5 contenders this week with his return in “Terminator Genisys.” “Terminator’s” motion poster and »

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'Casino Royale's Martin Campbell to Direct Graphic Novel Adaptation 'Sebastian X'

9 December 2014 6:10 AM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Gale Anne Hurd's Valhalla Motion Pictures has added a graphic novel adaptation to its slate. The Terminator producer's company and Voltage Pictures will produce a film based on Michelangelo La Neve's Sebastian X, which centers on an elite cop who, after a near-fatal injury, is implanted with the memory of a notorious terrorist — Sebastian X — in order to infiltrate his group before its next attack. Martin Campbell (Casino Royale, Green Lantern) will direct from a script that Bill Marsilii (Deja Vu) is currently writing. Hurd will produce, with Phillip Kobylanski overseeing on behalf of Valhalla. The production company is best known

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Martin Campbell to Direct ‘Sebastian X’ for Nicolas Chartier, Gale Anne Hurd (Exclusive)

9 December 2014 6:00 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Voltage Films, Valhalla Motion Pictures and publisher Humanoids are teaming to adapt the graphic novel “Sebastian X” as a movie with Martin Campbell (“Casino Royale”) directing.

Voltage’s Nicolas Chartier and Craig J. Flores will produce alongside Valhalla’s Gale Anne Hurd and Humanoids’ Pierre Spengler and Fabrice Giger.

Bill Marsilii has been tapped to the write the screenplay. The graphic novel by Michelangelo La Neve centers on an elite cop who, after a near-fatal injury, is implanted with the memories of the world’s most notorious terrorist — Sebastian X — in order to infiltrate his group before their next attack.

Dominic Rustam and Babacar Diene are overseeing the project on behalf of Voltage with Phillip Kobylanski overseeing on the Valhalla side. Matthew Miller, Jason Miller and Bobby Sabelhaus are executive producing.

Voltage Pictures will handle worldwide distribution.

Voltage Films is finishing post-production on “Fathers and Daughters,” directed by Gabriele Muccino »

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The strange history of the Die Hard movies

9 December 2014 5:13 AM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

The Die Hard series may be alive and well, but there's a unique story behind the writing of each one…

As any action fanatic will tell you, Die Hard is among the best films of its type ever made. Tautly directed by John McTiernan, deceptively well shot by cinematographer Jan de Bont, and full of charismatic turns from Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman and Bonnie Bedelia, it’s seldom been bettered, even by its sequels.

The key to the first film's success, and the sequels in their best moments, is hero John McClane. Tough, sarcastic but ultimately human and relatable, he cuts a very different figure from the beefed-up, larger-than-life heroes of 1980s and 90s action cinema. When John McClane gets shot or injured, he actually feels pain. It's something we were keenly aware of in the 1988 original, but gradually ebbed away as the Die Hard franchise drifted from thriller territory »

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The Rise and Spectacular Fall of the Terminator Franchise

9 December 2014 4:13 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Luke Owen looks back at the Terminator franchise…

30 years ago, the brilliant mind and visionary genius of James Cameron gave birth to a cinema icon – Cyberdyne Systems Model 101, the T-800, The Terminator. It was a movie that blended science fiction, action and horror and helped launched the career of Arnold Schwarzenegger. The Terminator was tense, it was thrilling and, above all, it was perfectly executed.

Set in 1984, The Terminator sees bright-eyed and bushy-haired Sarah Conner being targeted for termination by a machine entity called Skynet, a system from the future who have managed to wipe out human existence thanks to its army of Terminator cyborgs. However, there is a human resistance that is rising up – and it looks like they are about to win thanks in part to the leadership of Sarah’s son John. Skynet’s plan is simple: send a Terminator back to a time before John Conner »

- Luke Owen

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Indie Spotlight: Tales of Halloween, Psychophonia

7 December 2014 3:00 PM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

We return with another edition of the Indie Spotlight, highlighting the recent independent horror news sent our way. Today’s feature includes a new poster from Psychophonia, casting and production details from Tales of Halloween, a trailer for The Sugar Skull Girls, and more:

Psychophonia First Details and Poster: “Lony Ruhmann, Blanc/Biehn Productions and Give & Take Productions have announced the new thriller Psychophonia. With a story from Lony Ruhmann and screenplay by Nicholl Fellowship winner Barbara Stepansky, the new film will be helmed by Brianne Davis, who earlier this year directed The Night Visitor 2: Heather’s Story.

Psychophonia stars Vedette Lim (Chicago Fire, True Blood) in the lead role of Lilly Tarver. Rounding out the cast; Andrew W. Walker (The Torturer, 2 Bedroom One Bath), Kellee Stewart (Hot Tub Time Machine 1 & 2, The Soul Man) Adam Rose (Up In The Air, The Bounty Hunter), Daniel Quinn (Fetish Factory, Wrong Cops »

- Tamika Jones

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Sequels abandoned after the film before them struggled

7 December 2014 12:00 PM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

From Green Lantern 2 and Terminator: Salvation 2, to a Cat In The Hat sequel and Batman Triumphant: sequels killed by the earlier film...

Earlier this year, it was revealed that a sequel was in the early stages for the new Pierce Brosnan action thriller, The November Man. Remember it? Probably not: The November Man would go on to flop in the Us, grossing just $25m in the Us, and when it finally made it to British cinemas, it was released on just one screen (presumably to fill a contractual obligation somewhere along the line).

There's been no word yet on the fate of The November Man 2, but the outlook does not seem favourable. It wouldn't be the first time though that a sequel had been loudly mooted before even a first film was released, only to be quietly abandoned when something - usually related to box office takings - didn't go to plan. »

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'Terminator: Genisys': Arnold Schwarzenegger's Costume Includes ... Island-Style Garments?

6 December 2014 12:00 PM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

This story first appeared in the Dec. 12 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. When Arnold Schwarzenegger appears onscreen next summer in Terminator: Genisys, some scenes will feature him in garb unexpected on a tough cyborg from the future. Watch more 'Terminator: Genisys' Trailer: Time Travel Gimmick Provokes Deja Vu THR hears that the 67-year-old will be wearing pieces from a new menswear line called Lanai Collection, described by the website as "designed for those who seek adventure and revel in comfortable luxury." The island-style garments are a sharp contrast from the Terminator's leather-loving looks

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'Terminator Genisys': Will Arnold's Return Top Rambo and Indiana Jones?

5 December 2014 10:51 PM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

This week, we got our first taste of what Arnold Schwarzenegger's return to the Terminator territory with the Terminator Genisys trailer. The film marks his fourth time playing the T-800 (plus having his likeness used in Salvation). It'sa move that's not without controversy among fans. Some say why not let The Terminator rest in peace, while others think a gray-streaked T-800 looks pretty badass. See more Senior Superheroes: 19 Action Stars Kicking Butt Past 50 But Schwarzenegger is hardly the first guy to return to a decades-old franchise. Below we look at three recent examples and how they

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Terminator: Genisys Might Bring This Actor Back, See The Evidence

5 December 2014 12:56 PM, PST | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

I never understood why subsequent Terminator movies never attempted to bring Robert Patrick back into the fold. He was, without question, the second-most effective and memorable villain in the series (after Arnold Schwarzenegger.s original T-800, of course). And I assumed either Rise of the Machines or Terminator Salvation would have figured some way to use the franchise.s valuable asset. Well, they didn.t, but Alan Taylor.s Terminator: Genisys might have crossed this item off its bucket list. Watch the trailer for Terminator: Genisys one more time and pause it right around the 2:08 mark. You might see a clever cameo. The scene seems to suggest that Arnold Schwarzenegger.s Terminator is tackling a different character through a wall. Well, multiple sites (like ManlyMovie.net) are claiming that the guy sitting in the chair on the left-hand side of the screen is none other than original T-1000 Robert Patrick. »

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4 Things You May Have Missed in the Terminator: Genisys Trailer

5 December 2014 10:58 AM, PST | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

Yesterday the first full trailer for Terminator: Genisys was released, and there were a lot of mixed reactions. Some people were excited by what they saw, while others didn't buy into it. I enjoyed the trailer, and I'm definitely excited about seeing the movie. I know it's not going to be as good as the first two films that were made by James Cameron, but it still should be a fun ride. 

For those of you who didn't break down the trailer to find things that you may have missed the first few time you watched it, Mr Sunday Movies released a video that points out four things that you might find interesting. There were a couple included in the video that I wasn't aware of, so this might be something worth checking out. 

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‘Terminator Genisys’ Reasons To Be Wary

5 December 2014 7:00 AM, PST | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Last night the first full-length trailer for Terminator Genisys arrived. Now you would think that given The Terminator is one of my all-time favourite movies that I would have been excited for the promo video to land. Sadly after having been burnt by Terminator 3 I know better than to put my faith into the newer incarnations of the franchise. Since the reboot announcement I have been outwardly against the project and was particularly vocal about to decision to cast a very muscular Jai Courtney as the latest version of Kyle Reese. Then came the decision to change the name from Terminator Genesis to Terminator Genisys, a choice clearly made by a text-speak lover.  Internally however I have been slightly hopeful that they won’t further tarnish the reputation of James Cameron’s baby. After seeing the trailer though it seems that I and many other devoted fans are in for some bitter disappointment. »

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First Trailer and Poster for Terminator Genisys

4 December 2014 8:27 PM, PST | WorstPreviews.com | See recent Worst Previews news »

Today we have the official trailer for "Terminator Genisys," starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jason Clarke, Emilia Clarke, and Jai Courtney. Check it out below, in addition to the first poster. Plot: The story is set in 2029, when the Future War is raging and a group of human rebels has the evil artificial-intelligence system Skynet on the ropes. John Connor (Clarke) is the leader of the resistance, and Kyle Reese (Courtney) is his loyal soldier, raised in the ruins of post apocalyptic California. As in the original film, Connor sends Reese back to 1984 to save Connor's mother, Sarah (Clarke), from a Terminator programmed to kill her so that she won't ever give birth to John. But what Reese finds on the other side is nothing like he expected. "Terminator Genisys" is directed by Alan Taylor (Thor: The Dark World) and is set to hit theaters on July 1st, 2015. Trailer: Poster: (click to »

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The Full 'Terminator: Genisys' Trailer Gets Apocalyptic

4 December 2014 4:42 PM, PST | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

The trailer for Terminator Genisys is now online, which offers our first full glimpse at the reboot that promises to go back in time and change all the rules. Directed by Alan Taylor (Thor: The Dark World), Terminator Genisys journeys into some kind of alternate timeline where Sarah Connor (Emilia Clarke) has been raised as a child by a T-800 she calls Pops (Arnold Schwarzenegger), and while it may be a different version than what we first saw in James Cameron's Terminator, it still features the usual apocalypse-fighting suspects of Kyle Reese (Jai Courtney) and John Connor (Jason Clarke). And as you can see in the below trailer, it also features a lot of dialogue and location hallmarks of the franchise, but often coming from unlikely places. Check it...

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