6/3 Web Round-up

Posted by · 8:01 am · June 3rd, 2009

• Steve Martin: banjo enthusiast. [CNN] • The complete “Terminator” timeline. [Empire] • Speaking of which, Ben Child spends some time with the best part of “Terminator Salvation,” actor Anton Yelchin. [The Guardian] • Nancy Utley and Stephen Gilula ascend at Searchlight. [indieWIRE] • Brooks Barnes on the swath of upstarts leaping into the CGI […]

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SHORT TAKE: “Terminator Salvation” (*1/2)

Posted by · 9:16 am · May 20th, 2009

I knew five minutes into McG’s cumbersome, misguided, lifeless “Terminator Salvation” that I would be writing a short take rather than a full review.  The film sucks inspiration out of the viewer in a staggering fashion.  It disavows intriguing ideas explored in the franchise to date and renders a potentially exciting re-launch of the material […]

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