Save your money and give this film a miss.
Genisys much like Rise of the Machines plays for laughs and completely stomps all over James Cameron's classic first two movies. The Terminator films aren't meant to be comedies *sighs*.
The whole film feels like bad fan fiction acted out with even worse cosplay. I'm pretty sure the plot is something me and my school friends could have made up in the playground, but why bother when you have three films greenlit regardless of how well the first performs.
Can we leave this franchise alone now?
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