It’s been a while, but I really like this one. It’s so refreshing to see what a $25M Michael Bay movie looks like next to all his other behemoth films.
Finally, a proper Terminator sequel since T2! This movie moves at a fast clip and the action never...stops, just like the Terminator. The chasing is relentless but it never feels dull. Director, Tim Miller finds a nice balance of feeding into the fandom and skipping a few instances of classic Terminator clichés and I really respect that.
TL;DR I can appreciate the movie but didn't necessarily enjoy it as much as I'd hoped.
A few thoughts...
The movie was long and drawn out. I actually didn't find the story too compelling either. The casting and acting were fantastic but I kept asking myself "OK, how is this going to come back around in the story later?" and then I felt like there wasn't sufficient closure to the story at the end of the movie.
Also, I could…