” series has wrestled with an identity crisis for years. Are these movies lean, pulpy, cyberpunk cousins to heady sci-fi such as “2001: A Space Odyssey
,” or apocalyptic nightmares in which high-minded technological musings are replaced with militaristic fever dreams? Now, as original creator James Cameron
returns to the franchise as a producer and story author for “Terminator: Dark Fate
,” which blasts all but Cameron’s own “The Terminator
” (1984) and “Terminator 2 Judgment Day” (1991) out of continuity, we have an answer: The Terminator
films are essentially slasher movies, futuristic ones, sure, but relentless slasher/predator movies nonetheless.
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