Excerpt: Despite the familiarity of the situation, Dark Fate gets off to a surprisingly good start, in large part thanks to Davis, who expertly depicts the bruised and wilted gamine within a tech-jacked frame crowned with a curt thatch of blonde hair…
Excerpt: Fight the future. Change the future. Watch the future reset itself so that everything ends up much the same way anyway. Repeat. This time-travelling franchise is, ironically, stuck in the past.
Excerpt: A head and shoulders improvement over ‘Genisys’ and easily the best ‘Terminator’ since the 90s, ‘Dark Fate’ celebrates the reunion of Linda Hamilton, Arnold Schwarzenegger and producer James Cameron in style, its bonkers and bombastic go-for-broke approach to retooling the formula both familiar and fun, if excessively noodle-brained at times.
Excerpt: … past its posted 1997 expiration date, Dark Fate relaunches the original Terminator franchise in a meaningful way, embracing the violent spectacle of late 20th century action films using modern effects infused with characters worth caring about.