MOVIE REVIEW | Terminator: Dark Fate’s New Action Saves Warmed Over Plot

MV5BNzhlYjE5MjMtZDJmYy00MGZmLTgwN2MtZGM0NTk2ZTczNmU5XkEyXkFqcGdeQXVyMTkxNjUyNQ@@._V1_0403Linda Hamilton returns as the ass-kicking Sarah Connor in Terminator: Dark Fate. A direct sequel to Terminator 2: Judgment Day, the film is pretty much a retread of that storyline. The plot is unoriginal and disappointing with an abrupt start.

But slick visual effects coupled with monster action scenes deliver the eye-popping wow factor. Deadpool director Tim Miller has tremendous skill designing and shooting elaborate chases. He does an excellent job, ramping up the action to an astonishing climax.

Terminator: Dark Fate may not live up to the narrative of its predecessor, but is a must-see action juggernaut. In 2020 Mexico City, Daniella Ramos (Natalia Reyes) and her brother (Diego Boneta) go to work in a car factory.

As Dani learns they are going to be replaced by machines, a robot from the future, the Rev-9 (Gabriel Luna), attacks her… (a subscription to the Jimplecute is required to continue reading this article).

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