Terminator Genisys is the kind of movie that epitomizes the worst in Hollywood franchise filmmaking. Watching it, two questions came to mind:
1. Is the modern CGI age slowly ruining the summer blockbuster?
2. Just because you can take the scope of a franchise to its absolute limits, does that give a director/writer the license to do it?
The answer to the first is obviously no - there are still plenty of effects-driven films build on solid cinematic foundation that…